The King's hits compilation is the first of his albums to go straight to the top in the US...

Elvis Presley‘s ’30 #1 HITS’ compilation has topped the US BILLBOARD CHART – and is the first of the King’s albums to go straight in at the top Stateside.

The best-of collection has sold more than half a million copies its first week in stores. The album also reigns supreme on charts in 16 other territories, including the UK, Canada, France, Australia, Brazil and the United Arab Emirates.

Elvis Presley return will keep The Dixie Chicks’ ‘Home’ at the Number Two position, with weekly sales of more than 133,000 copies, and Avril Lavigne’s ‘Let Go’ at Number Three, selling124,000 copies. The current Number One album, Disturbed


‘s ‘Believe’, will drops three places to Number Four, having sold more than 117,000 copies, less than half of its previous chart-topping total.


‘s second album, ‘Voyage To India’, will make its chart debut at Number Six, with more than 109,000 in sales.

Beck goes in at Number Eight with ‘Sea Change’, while Peter Gabriel’s ‘Up’, makes its’ chart debut at Nine.


‘The Lost Tapes’, enters at Ten, with more than 70,000 copies sold in its first week out.



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[a]’ ‘Demolition’, the collection of rarities, goes in at 28. Constructed of songs from unreleased studio sessions following the recording of 2001’s ‘Gold’, featuring first single ‘Nuclear’, shifted more than 27,000 copies.