Albums Chart analysis: Mars takes No.1 with just 24k sales

In a market that continues to decline from Christmas highs, Doo-Wops & Hooligans sold just 24,509 copies last week - the fourth lowest tally for a number one in the 628 weeks that have thus far elapsed in the 21st century - despite being widely available digitally and physically for less than £5. The only albums to rank number one on lower sales since the new millennium dawned are: The Last Broadcast by The Doves (22,437 sales, week 19, 2001), ...

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