Official Charts Analysis: Lady Gaga hits No.1 with 65k sales


Lady Gaga follows in the footsteps of Avril Lavigne and Susan Boyle to become only the third female solo artist in chart history to top the chart with each of her first three studio albums, completing her triptych with Artpop, which debuts at number one on sales of 65,608 copies.

Although that tally exceeds the 25,228 copies that her first album The Fame sold when debuting at number three in 2009 - it reached number one 11 weeks later ...

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