Madonna and Il Divo top charts

With three new entries in the top four of the singles chart, and four debuts in the top six artist albums, last week was an excellent one for sales, with singles jumping by 15.7% to 1,087,060. and albums enjoying a 12.2% increase to 3,212,948 units, writes Alan Jones.
Aside from the obvious seasonal considerations, the albums sector was boosted by a stellar release schedule - no fewer than 12 artists with 38 previous number one albums between them issued ...

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