While Kylie Minogue recovers in Melbourne this week after successful surgery for breast cancer, the pop singer's Australian fans have been buying her CDs and DVDs in a show of support.

While Kylie Minogue recovers in Melbourne this week after successful surgery for breast cancer, the pop singer's Australian fans have been buying her CDs and DVDs in a show of support.

Greg Milne, Sydney-based CEO of the Sanity Entertainment and Virgin Music retail chains, reported a run on her Festival Mushroom Records hits set "Ultimate Kylie." In the latest Australian Record Industry Assn. albums chart -- published today (May 23) -- Minogue's 2004 set jumped 33-16 in its 25-week. FMR declined to provide sales figures.

At the same time, Minogue's DVD "Ultimately Kylie" moved 10-3 and "Live" improved 12-5. The latter DVD was biggest seller in Myer department store's 60 outlets. "It's like they want to see the performance that they're missing out on," a Myer music specialist told Billboard.biz.

Promoter Frontier Touring announced Minogue's illness last Tuesday and immediately postponed the sold-out 22-date Australian leg of her “Showgirl” tour.

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