Charts analysis: Manics' resistance to The Greatest Showman proves futile

Over 10,000 sales adrift in the first of the week’s sales flashes, the Motion Picture Cast Recording of The Greatest Showman made light work of eradicating its deficit, and ends up atop the artist album chart for the 13th time in 15 weeks. 

Climbing 2-1, it achieved sales of 30,080 in the week (including 11,243 from sales-equivalent streams) to simultaneously pass the 600,000 (double platinum) mark for both its career and the year-to-date, with tallies of 611,376 and 604,356, respectively.

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