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4 April 2012, 16:16 | Updated: 21 March 2014, 11:18
Madonna has claimed her eighth US number one album with 'MDNA'
Madonna has claimed her eighth US number one album. MDNA, the singer’s 12th studio album, sold 359,000 copies to top the US Billboard 200 chart.
It is Madonna's fifth studio album to debut at number one and MDNA's opening week sales are the star's highest since 2000's Music, which debuted at number one with 420,000 copies sold.
In scoring her eighth US number one places, she is behind Barbra Streisand in the record for most chart-topping albums by a female artist. Streisand holds the record with nine number ones in total.
Madonna claimed her ninth UK number one album with MDNA this week.