Robbie Williams Breaks Record Previously Held by Elvis Presley E! News UK
Robbie Williams has broken a chart record previously held by Elvis Presley.
The 48-year-old pop star released his greatest hits album ‘XXV’ on Friday (09.09.22) and when it hit number one a week later, it beat the late King of Rock n Roll Elvis as artist with the most solos. albums have reached the top spot, with a total of 14 to his name now.
Following his victory, Robbie said: “Thank you to everyone who supported the album: everyone who bought it, streamed it, downloaded it and commented on it. receiving an award in these dark times, I wanted to thank you all for your support and dedicate this to the fans, who I never take for granted. I really appreciate it, thank you very much!”
The ‘Angels’ hitmaker first rose to prominence as a member of boy band Take That before breaking out as a solo artist, but also racked up four more number one albums during his time with the band. boys while the ‘Hound Dog’ legend – who died in 1977 aged 42 – marked his 13th number one with the posthumous release of the ‘ELV1S: 30 No. 1 Hits’ collection in 2002.
Meanwhile, former Beatles member John Lennon remains the artist who holds the record for the most number-one albums during his career, with a total of 18 chart-topping records released during his time in as a solo act and his time with the ‘Hi Jude hitmakers.