Elvis Presley – The Kings historic 13th Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart

Almost 40 years after his untimely passing, Elvis Presley is still the king of the Official Chart as new album The Wonder Of You earns him a historic 13th Number 1 this week.

The second collection of orchestral re-workings of Elvis’ hits with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (following last year’s chart-topping, million selling If I Can Dream) shifted 63,500 to land straight in at Number 1.

The feat means Elvis has more Number 1 albums than any solo artist in the UK, overtaking Madonna’s 12 chart-toppers. Click here to look at Elvis’ complete Official Chart history. The Beatles hold the overall record for the most chart-topping albums in the UK, with 15 to their name.