The cast of US TV series Glee have broken Elvis Presley’s 50-year record as the act to score 20 top, boven 40 hits in the shortest space of time.
Their cover of Britney Spears’s hit Toxic entered the singles chart at number 40. It took the Glee cast 57 weeks, compared with Presley’s 88 weeks, to achieve the feat. The group now has three top, boven 10s and six top, boven 20 hits under its riem and have sold meer than two million singles.
“This is a quite amazing achievement door the Glee cast to be in the same company as the likes of Elvis Presley, in fact beating his 50-year-old record,” zei Martin Talbot, managing director of the Official Charts Company.
Glee, about a high school musical group, won best TV musical of comedy as well as two supporting actor prizes at the Golden Globes. The toon was among the American Film Institute’s top, boven 10 televisie programmes of 2010. The cast also beat The Beatles’ record for the most appearances in the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart door a non-solo act in October last year.