The second posthumous album of his previously unreleased tracks features eight songs recorded between 1983 and 1999.
It was reworked by producers including Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins and Stargate.
Lily Allen’s Sheezus fell to number six, while in the singles chart Rita Ora’s I Will Never Let You Down debuted at number one.
The rest of the album chart saw another new entry at number two with US rockers The Black Keys’ latest release Turn Blue. Paloma Faith’s A Perfect Contradiction was at three while Paolo Nutini’s A Caustic Love was at four.
Foxes was at five with Glorious.