"Best of Bowie" Stays at 2 in the U.K.; Daniel O'Donnell Has Highest Debut by a Veteran Artist

David Bowie continues to dominate the British Albums chart. While Adele's 25 is the number 1 album again this week, Best of Bowie is at number 2 and he still has six albums in the top 100 including number 13 Nothing Has Changed and number 14 Blackstar.

The highest debuting album of the week by a veteran artist, and the second highest debut overall, is Irish singer's Daniel O'Donnell and The Best of: Music and Memories. This is O'Donnell's 42nd entry on the British Albums chart since his 1988 debut.

At 35 is the Foo Fighter's EP Saint Cecelia. While it has been out since last fall, it was released last week in Britain on vinyl, propelling it into the top forty.

The top ten albums by veteran artists this week in Britain:
  1. Best of Bowie - David Bowie
  2. Nothing Has Changed. - David Bowie
  3. Blackstar - David Bowie
  4. The Best of Music & Memories - Daniel O'Donnell
  5. If I Can Dream - Elvis Presley
  6. Time of My Life- Ronan Keating
  7. The Ultimate Collection - Whitney Houston
  8. Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
  9. Another Country - Rod Stewart
  10. The Complete Greatest Hits - Eagles
The top five albums overall:
  1. 25 - Adele
  2. Best of Bowie - David Bowie
  3. Phase - Jack Garratt
  4. Purpose - Justin Bieber
  5. A Head Full of Dreams - Coldplay
The top five singles:
  1. 7 Years - Lukas Graham
  2. Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  3. Fast Car - Jonas Blue & Dakota
  4. Pillowtalk - Zayn
  5. Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Veteran artists at the top of other British charts:
  • Albums
    • Vinyl Albums - St. Cecilia - Foo Fighters
    • Record Store Sales - Blackstar - David Bowie
    • Soundtrack Album Sales - Guardians of the Galaxy, Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 - Various Artists
    • Progressive Albums - Alone in the Universe - Jeff Lynne's ELO
    • Country Albums - First Comes the Night - Chris Isaak
    • Country Compilation Albums - The Best of Music & Memories - Daniel O'Donnell
  • Tracks/Singles
    • Physical Singles - Life on Mars - Rick Wakeman

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