Lionel Richie earns first No1 in 23 years
06 Jul 2015
Lionel Richie has landed his first No.1 in 23 years after stealing the show at Glastonbury 2015.
The motown legend, Lionel Richie, is back at the top of the UK Albums Chart after 23 years with his The Definitive Collection album.
The Definitive Collection moved 103 positions in just one week to take the lead. The achievement marks Lionel Richie’s first time at the top of the charts since 1992’s Back To Front.
The album in question, The Definitive Collection, includes all of Lionel Richie’s biggest hits from Hello and Three Times A Lady to Easy and All Night long (All Night).
Lionel Richie recently performed at Glastonbury festival on the main stage. Taking the legends sport on Sunday afternoon, he pulled in one of the biggest crowds of the weekend.
This week’s chart is dominated by Glastonbury performers with headliner Florence and the Machine in second place with How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful and James Bay’s Chaos And The Calm in third position.
Meanwhile, Lionel Richie is set to perform at Edinburgh Castle on Wednesday 22 July. Tickets are now on sale and can be booked here.