added: 20 Jan 2014 // by: VVN Music
Bruce Springsteen has debuted at the top of the British Album chart with his new set High Hopes.
It is Springsteenfs tenth number 1 in the U.K., moving him ahead of Michael Jackson, ABBA, Queen and David Bowie on the list of most chart toppers and tying him with U2 and the Rolling Stones. The Beatles had fifteen number 1Œs followed by Madonna with twelve and Elvis Presley and Robbie Williams with eleven each.
Springsteenfs number 1 albums in the U.K.
Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
Tunnel of Love (1987)
Human Touch (1992)
Greatest Hits (1995)
The Rising (2002)
Devils and Dust (2005)
Working on a Dream (2009)
Wrecking Ball (2012)
High Hopes (2013)
Gary Barlow and Robbie Williams remain in the top ten at numbers 5 and 9, respectively. Barlowfs album has been out for eight weeks while Williams has been for nine.
The Curefs Greatest Hits, which has been on the charts for 162 weeks, jumps from 72 to 39. Elton Johnfs One Night Only: The Greatest Hits, also makes a big leap from 181 to 60.
Behind Springsteen on the Album chart is Ellie Gouldingfs Halcyon, Beyonce, Bad Blood by Bastille and Barlow.
On the singles chart, the top three stays the same with Pharrell Williamsf Happy, Pitbullfs Timber and Aviciifs Hey Brother.
Bruce Springsteen 2014 Australian dates
February 5, 7, 8, Perth, Perth Arena
February 11, 12, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre
February 15, 16, Melbourne, AAMI Park
February 19, Sydney, Allphones Arena
February 22, 23, Hunter Valley, Hope Estate
February 26, Brisbane, Entertainment Centre
Bruce Springsteen is touring Australia for Frontier Touring.
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