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Kate Bush Places Five Albums on British Top 100 As London Residency Approaches

Kate Bush is the queen of the British Albums chart this week.

Bush, who starts a residency of 22 shows on Tuesday at London's Eventim Apollo, has five albums in the top 100.
  • 15. The Whole Story (1986 / #1 U.K.)
  • 29. Hounds of Love (1985 / #1 U.K.)
  • 83. 50 Words For Snow (2011 / #5 U.K.)
  • 87. The Kick Inside (1978 / #3 U.K.)
  • 93. The Sensual World (1989 / #2 U.K.)
Further upward movement could be expected in the coming weeks as Bush will be in concert through the beginning of October. 

Dolly Parton's dream of a number 1 album appears to be over. After four weeks at number 2 and 3, her Blue Smoke / The Very Best of Dolly Parton falls this week to number 7.

There is only one new album from a veteran artists hitting the charts this week. Bernie Marsden, guitarist for Whitesnake, places the album Shine at 96. 

The top five albums this week in the U.K.:
  1. Stars - Collabro
  2. X - Ed Sheeran
  3. Concrete Love - Courteeners
  4. In the Lonely Hour - Sam Smith
  5. Wanted on Voyage - George Ezra
The top five singles:
  1. Lovers in the Sun - David Guetta Featuring Sam Martin
  2. Am I Wrong - Nico and Vinz
  3. Rude - MAGIC!
  4. Shake it Off - Taylor Swift
  5. My Head is a Jungle - Wankelmut & Emma Louise
Veteran artists at the top of other British charts:
  • Download Albums - Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Volume 1 - Various Artists
  • R&B Albums - The Grandmaster Flash Collection - Various Artists
  • Country Compilation Albums - Blue Smoke / The Very Best of Dolly Parton - Dolly Parton


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