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Jack White tops the UK album chart

Jack White tops the UK album chart

Jack White has entered the Official UK Album Chart at Number 1 with his debut solo album, Blunderbuss.

The White Stripes/The Raconteurs/The Dead Weather man has toppled Adele's 21 to take the Number One spot, outselling the "Rolling In The Deep" singer two copies to one, according to the Official Charts Company.

Adele slips to Number Two in the Official UK Album Chart, Lana Del Rey moves up one place from last week to take Number Three with Born To Die, Nicki Minaj drops one place to Number Four and Rufus Wainwright enters the chart at Number Five with Out Of The Game. Wainwright is this week's second highest new entry.


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