Madonna scores lowest charting single over 20 years

'Miles Away' is the singer's first ever single not to crack the UK Top 20

Madonna‘s latest single ‘Miles Away’ has given the singer her lowest chart placing the in UK singles chart since 1984.

The song, taken from the star’s recent ‘Hard Candy’ album, entered the UK singles chart at Number 39 on November 30, selling 5,643 copies, reports The Daily Telegraph.

The following week it slid to Number 68, before dropping out of the chart altogether last Sunday (December 14).


‘Miles Away’ is Madonna‘s lowest charting single since 1984’s ‘Borderline’, which reached Number 56.

The singer’s previous lowest entry was a re-issue of her 1989 song ‘Oh Father’, which reached Number 16 in 1996.

Since releasing her debut UK single ‘Holiday’ in 1983, Madonna has scored 13 Number One hits, the last of which was ‘Hard Candy’‘s lead single, ‘4 Minutes’.

The Justin Timberlake-featuring song reached the top spot in March 2008.


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