Beyonce's 4 wins the album chart numbers game

Adele contributes 10 times as much to this numerical novelty as Beyonce but it is the latter that emerges, with the bigger prize and the smaller number, with 4 ranking one, 21 ranking two and 19 ranking five.

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As its title suggests, 4 is Beyonce's fourth regular studio album - its release perfectly timed to coincide with Beyonce's appearance her critically-acclaimed Glastonbury set, which occupied 90 minutes of BBC2 airtime on Sunday ...

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