Official Charts Analysis: Robbie LP sells 108k to claim UK's 1,000th Official No.1

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More than 57 years after Frank Sinatra topped the UK's first album chart with Songs For Swinging Lovers, Robbie Williams knocks Lady Gaga's Artpop off the summit to provide the nation's 1,000th number one album with Swings Both Ways.

It's Williams' 11th solo number one album, a total which leaves him tied for first place among male solo artists with Elvis Presley. Of course, while Presley's chart-topping is purely in a solo capacity, Williams has also topped the chart ...

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