The performer surpassed country singer Dolly Parton for the prestigious title.
The Queen of Soul remakes "Rolling in the Deep" plus songs from Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys and others for upcoming LP.
The song surpassed Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" for the top spot.
The Queen of Hip Hop Soul was inspired by the culture of the English capital for the project.
Singer's label says recent release date news for her third album, 25, is a rumor.
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