The first album in 40 years by the Swedish superstars delivered 204,000 chart sales in its first seven days on release.
The song thus ends the four-week reign of Elton's friend Ed Sheeran, with his single ‘Shivers.’
Elton now jumps ahead of five artists who have each scored at least one top tenner in five different decades.
Sarah’s mother Marie wrote on Instagram: ‘It’s with deep heartbreak that today I’m sharing the news that my beautiful daughter Sarah has sadly passed away.’
The Official Charts Company reports that the album had a first-week tally of 39,000 chart sales.
The new data from the Official Charts Company marks the halfway point in the UK sales year.
'Good 4 U' continues at No.1 as 'Deja Vu' and 'Traitor' join it in the Top 5.
Rodrigo thus becomes the youngest solo artist in UK chart history to top singles and album charts simultaneously, at 18 years and three months.
The set has become the UK's fastest-selling album on vinyl this century by a female artist.
The soul star marks the first female British artist to top the chart with a debut LP in more than five years.
Titles by Amy Winehouse, the Rolling Stones, Queen and Billie Eilish were among the year's strong performers.
She becomes the first artist to hit No.1 in the UK with two different albums in a calendar year since David Bowie in early 2016.
The rocker’s long-awaited sophomore album dropped last Friday.
Bassey has become the first female artist to register a UK Top 40 album for seven consecutive decades.
Capaldi's 77 consecutive UK Top 10 weeks are a new best for a solo artist.