Official Charts Analysis: Viola Beach replace ELO at No. 1 with posthumous release

Leadership of the artist album chart changes hands for the 19th week in a row, with All Over The World: The Very Best Of ELO being replaced by Viola Beach, the posthumous debut album by the band of the same name, whose four members were all killed in an accident on a Swedish motorway bridge in February, along with their manager.

Viola Beach are the 12th act in chart history to secure a posthumous No.1, but they are the first ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article. Sign up today and you will receive:

  • 4 weeks access to news, features and chart analysis
  • 4 Digital issues of Music Week
  • The Music Week app
  • Tailored email news alerts
Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...