Britney Spears has had the biggest selling first week for a GH album

November 15 2004, 10:48 pm

BritneySpears.com: Britney Spears 'Greatest Hits: My Prerogative' album has had the biggest selling first week for a Greatest Hits by a female artist in UK chart history - with 115,341 sales. The album, which is currently No.2 in the album chart, smashed the first week sales of previous high profile collections from Whitney Houston, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson and Shania Twain. Britney's 5th album also takes her UK album sales past the 3.5 million mark, soon to break the 4 million mark.

Britney tops the female chart as follows:
-Britney Spears 'Greatest Hits: My Prerogative' / 115,341
-Whitney Houston 'Greatest Hits' / 89,359
-Madonna 'Greatest Hits: Volume 2' / 88,529
-Celine Dion 'All The Way / A Decade Of Songs' / 74,680
-Janet Jackson 'Design of a Decade 86-96' / 54,415
-Shania Twain 'Greatest Hits' / 53,162
-Mariah Carey 'No.1's' / 37,959
-Kylie Minogue 'Greatest Hits 87-92' / 30,855