Now! 70 scales new heights

And in a further twist, the number one compilation album recorded the highest ever sale for an album of its kind, while the number one artist album scored the lowest sale on that tally for more than six years.

In a close three-way tussle for chart supremacy at the top of the artist album chart, Basshunter's Now You're Gone, Abba's Gold: Greatest Hits and Coldplay's Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends all took turns at topping the ...

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


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...