AC/DC’s ‘Power Up’ has grow to be the fastest-selling album of 2020 thus far.
The rock band bought 62,000 copies of their LP, beating the likes of Kylie Minogue who racked up 55,000 chart gross sales of her album ‘DISCO’ in its first week and is sitting at quantity 5 this week.
Speaking to OfficialCharts.com, AC/DC’s Angus Young stated: “A very big thank you to everyone who put in their time, effort and creativity to get PWR/UP to Number 1! Also a big shoutout to all our fans, old and new. You are, and always have been, our guiding inspiration.”
The success makes this LP the band’s fourth Number 1 album within the UK, and in addition their first in 10 years because the launch of ‘Iron Man 2 – OST’ in 2010.
Elsewhere, McFly’s first studio album in a decade, titled ‘Young Dumb Thrills’, is their highest-charting because the launch of ‘Wonderland’ in 2005. Andrea Bocelli’s ‘Believe’ sits at quantity three while Paloma Faith’s ‘Infinite Things’ and Kylie’s ‘DISCO’ sits at fourth and fifth respectively.
In the singles charts, Ariana Grande’s observe ‘Positions’ has secured her a fourth week at primary on the Official Singles Chart following an in depth race. She is simply 960 chart gross sales forward of Billie Eilish’s new launch, ‘Therefore I Am’. Little Mix’s ‘Sweet Melody’ completes the highest three.
And Mariah Carey’s hit festive observe ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ has re-entered the highest 40 of the Official Charts sooner than it ever has earlier than, touchdown at quantity 31.