Melbourne, Jan. 17 : The phrase 'art is immortal' was yet again proved with David Bowie breaking an Australian chart record in a posthumous blitz.
Bowie's ' Blackstar' has entered the ARIA chart at No. 1 with 23,681 sales, reports News. com. au.
He is the first person to dislodge Adele's '25', which is at No. 2 this week on 10,044 sales.
Bowie has a remarkable 13 albums in the ARIA Top 50 this week, with fans rushing to buy his music to celebrate his artistic vision.
That equals Michael Jackson's 13 albums re-entering the chart after his death in 2009.