Rebel Heart by Madonna on track for UK No1
10 Mar 2015
Madonna is set to land her twelfth No.1 on the UK Albums Chart following the release of Rebel Hart.
The Official Charts have reported that Madonna’s Rebel Hart is already leading the race for No.1 outselling current chart-leader Noel Gallagher.
Rebel Hart, which is Madonna’s thirteenth studio album, is outselling Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds by almost 3:1 after it was released this week. Chasing Yesterday became the UK’s fastest selling album of 2015 to date after topping the charts at the weekend.
Madonna has previously landed 12 No.1’s in the UK throughout the 1980s, 1990’s, 2000s and 2010s including 1984’s Like A Virgin, 1998’s The Immaculate Collection, 2008’s Hard Candy and 2012’s MDNA.
The release of Rebel Hart has not come easy for the iconic singer after the album was initially leaked. Posting on her official Instagram page, Madonna wrote, “So we took the road less travelled by............❤#rebelhearts thank you to all the amazing people that made this record possible.❤”
Rebel Heart includes the single Living For Love. She worked with a number of producers on the album including Avicii, Diplo and Kanye West.
Meanwhile, Madonna will tour the UK in support of Rebel Heart during December. The tour will include four UK dates in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow with tickets on sale here.
Madonna tour dates
The O2, London (1)
Manchester Arena (14)
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham (16)
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow (20)