Kylie Minogue followed up her history-making Glastonbury performance with a turn at Eden Project. Her sold out performances on Tuesday and Wednesday were part of a summer concert series in Cornwall, England.
While at the world’s largest field musical festival, which had her crooning on the Pyramid Stage on Day 5 at Worthy Farms in South West England, she was part of a big deal engagement. Glastonbury draws 200,000 fans to watch the show live, while millions of fans tune to their small screens to watch the live broadcasts.
After that performance, but before this week’s Eden Project performances, Minogue’s greatest hits compilation album became a hit. Step Back In Time – The Definitive Collection — which features the Aussie legend’s seven top hit singles and 23 of her top 10 hits — climbed the Sunday legends chart in the U.K., hitting No. 1 in this category, according to the Eden Project site.
Earlier this year, Golden was released by BMG Records. The album hit No. 1 on the U.K. chart, making that the sixth No. 1 album on the British charts for Kylie, and the best selling release of 2018 by any international female artist.
“Stop Me From Falling” and “Dancing” were break-out songs from Golden, with more than 11 million views for their corresponding music videos.
Her most recent appearances have generated even more chart action, one that has been dubbed “the Glastonbury effect.” The term used by Forbes describes the meteoric rise in record sales that often comes with playing the famous music festival. This special effect — which has happened to everyone from the Rolling Stones and Radiohead, to U2, Adele and Lionel Richie — means that the exposure from playing Glastonbury “can significantly increase audiences,” states Forbes.
“The final chart for the week will be published on Friday, July 5,  with Minogue set for her 7th British No. 1 album.”
Kylie deserves all this attention and then some, as she’s been at the music game for a very long time, as evidenced by her extensive music catalog.
Sadly, this charismatic artist has not been without her struggles, including a bout with breast cancer. The 51-year-old was diagnosed when she was 36. At the time, she was told she would not be able to have children.
Minogue “admitted that motherhood wasn’t on her mind when going through the disease in 2005,” according to The Inquisitr.
Kylie said she wasn’t about to call that situation “a regret. You have to accept where you are and get on with it.”
That she did, as evidenced by her power performances for both Glastonbury and Eden Project. This proud Australian has also become a chart-topper once more, making Kylie Minogue even more of a pop legend than ever before.