George Michael registers the eighth number one album of his career, as his career-spanning Twenty Five compilation takes over at the chart summit, after registering first week sales of 100,502, writes Alan Jones.
Overall album sales, at 3,227,183 last week were at their second highest level so far this year, being eclipsed only by the 3,550,059 albums sold in the week leading up to Mother's Day in March.
That's the good news.
The bad news is that ...
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