X Factor acts dominate charts

Lewis' Spirit suffered a big dip along with the rest of the album market but still managed to secure a 60.63% victory margin over Westlife, her nearest challengers for the fourth week in a row, writes Alan Jones.

Topping the album chart for the seventh consecutive week, Spirit sold a further 116,561 copies last week to take its 48 day sales tally to 1,550,037.

The only album to open its career with more weeks at number one in the 21st ...

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