Charts analysis: Liam Gallagher debuts at No.1 with live album

The famous MTV Unplugged strand has to date inspired 23 chart albums (24 if one counts Bruce Springsteen's format-bending MTV Plugged) and one solitary chart-topper (for Nirvana back in 1994). This week the series spawns a 25th and notably a second No.1 album as Liam Gallagher's MTV Unplugged rockets to No.1, notching up 20,874 sales. 17,938 of them were physical and with 10,063 of those on various 12-inch formats it is the fastest-selling vinyl release of the year so far.

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