Leona Lewis' "Spirit" (SyCo) has entered into the record books, becoming the fastest-selling debut album in U.K. chart history.

The former "X-Factor" winner's album sold more than 375,000 copies in the seven days ending Nov. 17, according to charts compiler the Official U.K. Charts Company, to score a No. 1 berth on this week's U.K. albums chart.

"Spirit" ousts Arctic Monkeys' debut "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino) from the historical fastest-selling chart, which dates back to 1994. The Monkeys' Mercury Music Prize-winning first album sold more than 363,000 in the week following its January 2006 release.

"Spirit" also launches into the No. 4 position among the fastest-selling albums of all time in Britain, beating Robbie Williams' 2005 set "Intensive Care: (Chrysalis) into fifth place.

Oasis' third album, "Be Hear Now" (Creation) enjoyed by-far the best-selling opening week in history, shifting more than 695,000 copies in its first three days of release in 2007, before going on to move 813,000 units in seven days.

Lewis nails-down the chart-double this week, claiming the U.K. albums and singles titles. The British pop singer's second single "Bleeding Love" is at No. 1 for a four-successive week, and is the best-selling track of the year so-far.

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