Adele contributes 10 times as much to this numerical novelty as Beyonce but it is the latter that emerges, with the bigger prize and the smaller number, with 4 ranking one, 21 ranking two and 19 ranking five.
As its title suggests, 4 is Beyonce's fourth regular studio album - its release perfectly timed to coincide with Beyonce's appearance her critically-acclaimed Glastonbury set, which occupied 90 minutes of BBC2 airtime on Sunday ...
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