Kylie Minogue Debuts at #1 on the British Albums Chart; Eels Premier at 10

by VVN Music

Kylie Minogue has gotten her fifth number 1 studio album in Britain with Golden.

Every one of Minogue's fourteen studio albums have reached the top ten in the U.K. except for Let's Get to It (1991 / #13) with Light Years (2000), Fever (2001), X (2007), Kiss Me Once (2014) and, now, Golden, hitting the top. Her 1992 Greatest Hits also reached number 1.

Minogue told the Official Charts Company "I don’t know where to start… Thank you to everybody who has been involved in getting Golden to Number 1. I am so overwhelmed, happy, proud, emotional and very, very thankful and grateful. Much love and many, many, many thanks."

The Eels debut at number 10 with The Deconstructionist, giving them their fourth top ten album after Beautiful Freak (1995 / #5), Daisies of the Galaxy (2000 / #8) and The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver (2014 / #7). In total, they have had sixteen albums make the British chart.

Lisa Stansfield starts at number 15 with her eighth studio album, Deeper. Four of those albums made the top ten while her last set, Seven (2014 / #13) and Deeper came in in the second ten.

The Dead Daisies premier at 28 with their fourth studio album, Burn It Down. Their first two LPs didn't chart in the U.K. but 2016's Make Some Noise went to 35.

The soundtrack to the new Elvis Presley documentary, The Searcher, debuts at 32. The standard version of the album contains eighteen tracks divided between hits and deeper tracks.  The three-CD deluxe version has 75 tracks.

Minogue dislodged The Greatest Showman soundtrack which goes to number 2 followed by George Ezra's Staying at Tamara's, 30 Seconds to Mars' America and the Courteneers' St. Jude Re Wired.

Drake debuts at number 1 on the Singles chart with "Nice For What" followed by "Freaky Friday" by Lil Dickey Featuring Chris Brown, "One Kiss" by Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa, "These Days" by Rudimental, Jess Glynne and Macklemore and "Paradise" by George Ezra.

Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton fall 12 to 15 with "Say Something" while Kylie Minogue's "Dancing" returns to the chart at number 38. Kylie also debuts at 78 with "Stop Me From Falling" and Moby is in at 83 in support of ASAP Rocky on "ASAP Forever".

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