George Michael’s first album in 10 years tops U.K. album chart

George Michael’s comeback album Symphonica has soared to the top of the U.K. music charts, scoring him his seventh solo number one. The Wake Me Up Before You Go Go hitmaker’s first album in 10 years beat out Kylie Minogue’s Kiss Me Once for the coveted number one spot, and the singer is overwhelmed by the fan support.
He tells, “Thank you so much… it’s so nice to be able to savour this wonderful moment. I am a lucky man.”
Pharrell Williams’ G I R L slipped to third place, while Paloma Faith’s A Perfect Contradiction and Elbow’s The Take Off And Landing Of Everything took the fourth and fifth spots, respectively.
Meanwhile, Duke Dumont and Jax Jones’ I Got U hit nabbed the number one spot on the singles chart, followed by Route 94 and Jess Glynne’s My Love at two and John Legend’s All of Me at three.