Barbra Streisand is at number one on the UK album chart this week with her 35th studio album Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. The veteran singing star managed to keep Britney Spears’ comeback album Glory off the top spot, while scoring her seventh number one album in the UK.

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand has scored her seventh UK number one album with Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway

Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway features Streisand duetting with Hollywood stars on classic Broadway tracks. Guests include Melissa McCarthy, Alec Baldwin, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx and Hugh Jackman.

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According to the Official Charts Company the album topped the chart this week with 20,000 combined sales. Streisand’s seventh UK number one album means she is now second to only Madonna, who has topped the chart 12 times, as the female solo act with the most UK number ones on the album chart.

Settling for number two is Britney Spears with her ninth studio album Glory. Glory is Spears’ fifth number two album in the UK following Baby One More Time in 1999, 2000's Oops! I Did It Again, Greatest Hits – My Prerogative in 2004 and 2007's Blackout. Spears is still yet to score a UK number one album.

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Last week’s number one, Frank Ocean’s Blonde has slipped two places down to three, while Dolly Parton's Pure & Simple also falls two places to four. Rounding off the top five is US duo Twenty One Pilots with Blurryface, which climbed six places to number five, giving them their highest charting album in the UK.