Substantial sales push G4 to number one

Setting a very high benchmark for X Factor winner Steve Brookstein, competition runners-up G4's self-titled debut album sold a massive 244,671 copies last week, to debut at number one, writes Alan Jones.

Its release, timed to coincide with the Mother's Day market, enjoyed the highest first week for any album since Robbie Williams' Greatest Hits opened with 320,081 last October and the highest first week for a debut album since HearSay's PopStars sold 306,631 in April 2001.

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