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Record-breaker Elvis Presley tops album charts yet again

By Francesca Gosling

Published 29/10/2016

Elvis overtakes Madonna's total of 12 UK number one albums
Elvis overtakes Madonna's total of 12 UK number one albums

Elvis Presley has broken the record for the most number one albums by a solo artist, after reaching the top spot for the 13th time.

The Wonder Of You sold 63,500 copies when it was released last week, marking another chart-topping album for the king of rock and roll, overtaking Madonna's 12.

Created almost 40 years after his death, the album is a second collection of orchestral re-workings of some of his best-loved hits by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Presley's former wife, Priscilla Presley, told "This achievement is something I know Elvis would have been so thankful for."

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