Robbie Williams’ ‘Swings Both Ways’ is UK’s 1000th number one album

Robbie Williams has won the UK’s 1000th number one album with his new LP Swings Both Ways.

The singer sold almost 109,000 copies of his latest swing record during its first week on sale.

Williams has scored the landmark number one 57-and-a-half years after Frank Sinatra’s Songs for Swingin’ Lovers became the UK’s first ever number one album.

Meanwhile, Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2 remains in second spot for another week, while Jake Bugg’s second studio album Shangri La is a new entry at number three.

Celine Dion falls one place from three to four with her latest album Loved Me Back To Life. The record is Dion’s highest-charting LP since 2002’s A New Day Has Come.

Elvis Presley retrospective The Nation’s Favourite Elvis Songs holds at number five and JLS’s Goodbye – The Greatest Hits enters the chart at number six.

Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP drops eight places from number one to nine on this week’s countdown, while Little Mix’s Salute falls four places to eight.

Michael BublĂ©’s Christmas LP rises 23 places to number 14 as we draw closer to the festive period.

The other new entries in this week’s chart are choirmaster Gareth Malone’s Voices at number 23 and Gabrielle’s Now And Always – 20 Years of Dreaming at 38.

Source: Official Charts Company