A record seven new entries in the top eight of the artist album chart provide the sector with enough impetus for sales to climb 12.3% week-on-week to 2,360,471, while a recovering compilation sector improves by 16.2% to 567,905, writes Alan Jones
The overall album market improves by 13% to 2,928,376. The market last week was the fifth highest of the year, but trailed 8.9% behind the same week last year, when 3,212,948 albums were sold.
Despite the high ...
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