Official Charts Analysis: Blossoms score lowest selling No.1 album of 21st Century

With worries about Brexit, the effects of streaming, good weather, a threadbare release schedule and the Olympic Games all playing a part, album sales took another dive last week, retreating considerably with paid-for purchases visiting their lowest levels since Millward Brown took over compilation of the charts for OCC more than 22 years ago .
 
In a sales climate where there is no other good news, the ever revolving door at the top of the artist album chart got ...

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