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Rihanna lowest selling No.1 album 'since records began'

Talk That Talk claims top spot on very low sales


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Rihanna reclaimed the UK's No.1 album this week with 2011 release Talk That Talk - but did so with under 10,000 sales.

Talk That Talk sold 9,578 copies to claim the top spot, which is the lowest figure since Milward Brown were appointed to supply chart figures to the Official Chart Company in 1994.

The previous low was held by The Cranberries, who topped the charts in 1993 with their album Everyone Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We, which sold 11,981 copies for reach No.1.

Talk That Talk is the first album every top the charts with sales under 10,000.

Rihanna recently discussed her break up with Chris Brown in 2009 in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, telling the talk show legend that she lost her 'best friend' when the relationship ended.

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