EMI took the lead in European albums chart share this year. According to a full-year aggregate of the European charts compiled by Billboard, the London-based major had a 25.9% share of the albums char

EMI took the lead in European albums chart share this year. According to a full-year aggregate of the European charts compiled by Billboard, the London-based major had a 25.9% share of the albums chart, up seven percentage points from 2002. EMI's success owed much to sales from Robbie Williams, Norah Jones, Coldplay, Radiohead, Blue and Atomic Kitten.

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