Charts analysis: Kylie Minogue scores sixth No.1 album

In the week it finally spawns a Top 40 single, Kylie Minogue’s 14th studio album, Golden, is the diminutive Australian’s sixth No.1, debuting in pole position on sales of 48,032 copies (including 1,870 from sales-equivalent streams).

Although it isn’t too long since we had a No.1 album by a female solo artist (Paloma Faith last November), an Australian act (5 Seconds Of Summer in October 2015) or even an older solo chart-topper than Kylie, who turns 50 next month ...

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