Charts analysis: Sales surge for BRITs winners but Greatest Showman holds steady at No.1

In a week when only four new albums mustered enough sales to debut inside the Top 75, and The Greatest Showman soundtrack remains at No.1, the 2018 BRIT Awards triggered some late and much-needed chart action. 

Although the end of the trading week came less than 26 hours after the end of the BRITs, they helped to generate increased sales and/or better chart positions for almost all winners as well as many nominees and performers. Some of the albums were ...

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