It’s the fourth No. 1 album for singer-songwriter
Coldplay's history of No. 1 arrivals also shows the steady decline of the music sales in the last decade. Even though it's the fastest-selling album of this year, it's a marked drop from the 447,000 copies posted by the band's 2011 album "Mylo Xyloto," which also was a big decline from first-week sales of 721,000 for "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" in 2008 and the 737,000 for "X&Y" in 2005.
That leaves the posthumous