Adele equals Madonna album record in UK

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Adele equals Madonna album record
28 March 2011 Last updated at 08:14 GMT

Adele has matched Madonna's record with nine weeks at number one in the UK album chart - the longest for a female solo artist.
Her second album, 21, has now spent the same length of time at the top spot as Madonna's first greatest hits record, The Immaculate Collection, in 1990.
The Londoner's debut album, 19, remained at number two.
Meanwhile in the singles chart, the singer's track Someone Like You climbed back up to number one.
Last week the song was toppled by Nicole Scherzinger's Don't Hold Your Breath after previously spending four weeks at the top of the chart.
Adele still has two other singles in the top 40 - Rolling in the Deep at number nine and Make You Feel My Love at 36, the Official Charts Company said.
The singer-songwriter is also enjoying continued success in the US, where 21 also regained the number one spot in the Billboard album chart last week.
Earlier in the year she became the first living artist since the Beatles to have two top five hits in the UK single and album charts simultaneously.
Elsewhere in the singles chart, Just Can't Get Enough by Black Eyed Peas rose 12 places to three, while Comic Relief single Gold Forever by The Wanted and former number one Price Tag by Jessie J fell each fell one to four and five respectively.
The highest new entry was Peter Kay and Susan Boyle's Comic Relief single, I Know Him So Well at 11.
In the album chart, The Strokes scored the highest new entry at three with Angels, while When Ronan Met Burt by Ronan Keating and Burt Bacharach went in at number five.

Source: BBC News.


Madonna meets match in chart-topper Adele
Published Date: 28 March 2011
By Margaret Davis
Last Updated: 27 March 2011 8:59 PM
Source: The Scotsman
Location: Edinburgh

Singer Adele has achieved yet more groundbreaking chart success, matching Madonna with nine weeks at No 1 - the longest for a female solo artist.
Her current album, 21, has now spent the same length of time at the top spot as Madonna's greatest hits, The Immaculate Collection.
Adele's debut album, 19, stayed at No 2. She has now held the top two positions in the album chart for three of the past five weeks.
The Londoner's emotionally charged track Someone Like You was back at No 1 in the singles countdown a week after being toppled by Nicole Scherzinger's Don't Hold Your Breath.
Adele still has two other singles in the top 40, Rolling in the Deep at No 9 and Make You Feel My Love at 36.
The singer-songwriter is also enjoying success Stateside, having regained the No 1 spot in the Billboard album chart in recent days.
A more surprising chart success was achieved by Welsh opera singer Wynne Evans, who performed an advert jingle for insurance website Go Compare.
His debut album, A Song in My Heart, went in at No 40 in the official album chart and No 1 in the classical chart.
Evans called his success "one of the most amazing moments of my career".

Source: Scotsman.


Adele equals Madonna record as she regains chart double
by Chris Cope, Posted Mar 28, 2011

Adele has equalled the record for the longest time a female solo artist has enjoyed a UK No. 1 album, matching Madonna's nine weeks.
The UK charts assumed a familiar look on Sunday (27 March) after Adele regained her chart double -- and with her album '21' staying put in No. 1 yet again, it meant the singer equalled the nine week record that Madonna's 'The Immaculate Collection' set in 1990.
Adele had lost her No. 1 single accolade the week before (20 March) as Nicole Scherzinger nipped in to grab the gold medal, as previously reported by AOL Music.
Adele had been enjoying a No. 1 single and album for a number of weeks before Scherzinger had the chutzpah to ruin the party, but all is well again in the Adele camp after her single 'Someone Like You' returned to its No. 1 spot, according to BBC Radio 1.
Elsewhere in the singles chart, The Black Eyed Peas' 'Just Can't Get Enough' rose 12 places to No. 3, whilst Peter Kay and Susan Boyle's 'I Know Him So Well' was a new entry at No. 11.
In the albums chart meanwhile, with Adele's debut '19' at No. 2 The Strokes had to make do with a No. 3 position for their new album 'Angles', with Chris Brown not doing much better - his fellow new entry, 'F.A.M.E', only managed to reach No. 10.

Source: AOL Music UK.


Adele's '21' Ties Beatles, Madonna U.K. Album Charts Record
by Paul Sexton, London | March 28, 2011 12:20 EDT

Adele's epic reign on the U.K. sales charts strengthened again yesterday (Mar. 27), as her "21" album (XL) started a ninth week at No. 1 and its single "Someone Like You" climbed back to the top, 2-1, giving it five of the last six weeks at the summit.
It's just over ten years since any album spent nine weeks in a row at No. 1 in the U.K.; the Beatles' "1" compilation achieved the feat from November 2000 to January 2001. "21" is the first album by a solo female to spend this long at the U.K. peak since Madonna's "The Immaculate Collection" exactly ten years before that, from November 1990 to January 1991.
"21" sold another 156,000 copies last week, according to the Official Charts Company, to take its total sales to Saturday night (26) to 1,496,588. "Someone Like You" sold a further 82,000 units and Adele's first album "19" another 47,000, to post another week at No. 2.
The Strokes' new album "Angles" (Rough Trade) debuted at No. 3, selling 35,000 units. There were also top ten debuts for "When Ronan Met Burt" (Polydor), the collaboration between Irish singer Ronan Keating and songwriting giant Burt Bacharach, at No. 5; Nicole Scherzinger's "Killer Love" (Interscope/Universal) at No. 8  (containing last week's No. 1 single "Don't Hold Your Breath," now down into runner-up spot); and Chris Brown's "F.A.M.E." (Jive/Sony Music Entertainment) at No. 10.
Arriving inside the album top 20 were Duran Duran's "All You Need Is Now" (Tape Modern/Edel) at No. 11, blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa's "Dust Bowl" (Provogue) at a U.K. career-best No. 12, Green Day's live set "Awesome As F**k" (Reprise/Warner Music) at No. 14, and "Up On The Roof - The Very Best of the Drifters" (Rhino/Sony Music Entertainment) at No. 17. "Massive R&B - Spring 2011" (Rhino/UMTV) started a second week atop the compilation chart.
The singles chart also registered a 15-3 rise for Black Eyed Peas' "Just Can't Get Enough" (Interscope/Universal) and a No. 11 debut for the Comic Relief charity fundraiser "I Know Him So Well" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment) by comedian Peter Kay and Susan Boyle.

Source: Billboard.

Adele equals Madonna album record in UK
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