Official Charts Analysis: Rihanna comfortably outsells One Direction

Becoming the sixth album to debut at number one in as many weeks, Muse's own sixth album, The 2nd Law, is the Devon band's fourth straight number one studio set, although its opening week's sales of 108,536 can't match either 2012's top tally of 158,923 set by Mumford & Son's Babel last week or the 148,161 copies Muse's last album, The Resistance sold when opening at the summit in 2009. Nevertheless, it is the fourth best weekly tally of ...

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