Charts analysis: Westlife reach summit with first album in nine years

Westlife’s first studio album for nine years, and their 11th in all, Spectrum races to a No.1 debut, opening atop the chart on consumption of 62,621 copies, including 1,867 from sales-equivalent streams. That’s the highest sale achieved by a No.1 for eight weeks and the fifth highest by a No.1 album thus far in 2019. 

Their eighth No.1 and eleventh Top 10 entry, it includes five songs co-written by Ed Sheeran, and arrives at the summit 20 years and three ...

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