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UK Charts: 29.09.2008

Posted in music news with tags , , , , , on September 30, 2008 by kv

US rock band Kings Of Leon have scored an impressive UK chart double this week.

‘Sex On Fire’ notches up a third week on top of the singles chart, while parent disc Only By The Night debuts at number one on the albums chart.

The last act to top both charts simultaneously was Coldplay, who scored the first double of their career in June.

Elsewhere on the UK singles chart, Katy Perry remains at two with ‘I Kissed A Girl’, while Rihanna’s ‘Disturbia’ climbs to a new peak of three.

The highest new entries of the week come from James Morrison, who lands at seven with ‘You Give Me Something’, and Sugababes, who debut at eight with ‘Girls’, notching up their 15th top ten hit.

Meanwhile, Faith Hill’s ‘There You’ll Be’ re-enters the chart at ten after featuring on last week’s episode of The X Factor. The track originally peaked at number three in 2001.

The top ten singles in full (click where possible for our reviews):

1. (1) Kings Of Leon: ‘Sex On Fire’
2. (2) Katy Perry: ‘I Kissed A Girl’
3. (5) Rihanna: ‘Disturbia’
4. (3) Pussycat Dolls: ‘When I Grow Up’
5. (14) Iglu & Hartly: ‘In This City’
6. (6) Gym Class Heroes ft. The Dream: ‘Cookie Jar’
7. (-) James Morrison: ‘You Make It Real’
8. (-) Sugababes: ‘Girls’
9. (9) Ne-Yo: ‘Miss Independent’
10. (-) Faith Hill: ‘There You’ll Be’

complete the UK Charts HERE.

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UK Charts: 21.09.2008

Posted in music news with tags , , , , , , , , on September 22, 2008 by kv

Kings of Leon makes it 2 weeks in a row at the top with their brand new single “Sex On Fire” which is off from their latest LP titled “Only By Night” in stores in Australia last September 20 and hits UK stores September 22.

Katy Perry hangs on the second position while the Pussycat Dolls’ “When I Grow Up” climbs back to 3. 

The dolls are off to a good start as their latest LP “DOLL DOMINATION” hits stores September 22 (UK), September 23 (USA). Will they make it to #1 next week? 

McFly soars from 23 to 4 this week with their latest single “Lies” which is also off from their latest LP “Radio: Active” which hits stores also today.

Gym Class Heroes enters the top 10 with “Cookie Jar” which soars to top 6.

Notable new entries in the top 20 are: Will Young’s first single after 2 years titled “Changes” and Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson with Spotlight” entering at 10 and 15 respectively.

Meanwhile, in the albums chart Metallica holds on to top spot preventing a possible #1 debut of Ne-Yo’s Year of the Gentleman which settles at 2. Rihanna sticks at 3 with the reloaded edition of her album.

The Cosmos Rocks, a collaboration between Queen and former Free singer Paul Rodgers, enters at five.

Here are the top 10 in full:

SINGLES:

1. (1) Kings Of Leon: ‘Sex On Fire’
2. (2) Katy Perry: ‘I Kissed A Girl’
3. (4) Pussycat Dolls: ‘When I Grow Up’
4. (23) McFly: ‘Lies’
5. (5) Rihanna: ‘Disturbia’
6. (12) Gym Class Heroes ft. The Dream: ‘Cookie Jar’
7. (8) Madcon: ‘Beggin’
8. (7) The Script: ‘The Man Who Can’t Be Moved’
9. (14) Ne-Yo: ‘Miss Independent’
10. (-) Will Young: ‘Changes’

ALBUMS:

1. (1) Metallica: ‘Death Magnetic’
2. (-) Ne-Yo: ‘Year Of The Gentleman’
3. (3) Rihanna: ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’
4. (5) Duffy: ‘Rockferry’
5. (-) Queen + Paul Rodgers: ‘The Cosmos Rocks’
6. (2) Glasvegas: ‘Glasvegas’
7. (-) The Streets: ‘Everything Is Borrowed’
8. (7) Elbow: ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’
9. (6) The Script: ‘The Script’
10. (4) The Verve: ‘Forth’

comple the UK charts HERE.

UK Charts: 14.09.2008

Posted in music news with tags , , , , , , , on September 15, 2008 by kv

US four-piece band KINGS of LEON ended Katy Perry’s 5-week reign with their brand new single “Sex on Fire” which ousted Perry’s “I Kissed A Girl” and landed at #2.

Cliff Richard, bidding to become the only artist to top the chart in six consecutive decades, has to settle for the number three spot with ‘Thank You For A Lifetime’.

Miley Cyrus climbs to 11 from 14 with “See You Again” and Gym Class Heroes ascends to 12 with “Cookie Jar”.

Meanwhile, in the Albums Chart, Metallica rises to top on the UK Albums Chart with their “Death Magnetic” album while Scottish rock band Glasvegas enters at #2 with their self-titled debut album. Last week’s #1 The Verve falls to #4 with their second #1 album in the UK “Forth”.

SINGLES:

1. (-) Kings Of Leon: ‘Sex On Fire’
2. (1) Katy Perry: ‘I Kissed A Girl’
3. (-) Cliff Richard: ‘Thank You For A Lifetime’
4. (3) Pussycat Dolls: ‘When I Grow Up’
5. (4) Rihanna: ‘Disturbia’
6. (2) Eric Prydz: ‘Pjanoo’
7. (5) The Script: ‘The Man Who Can’t Be Moved’
8. (6) Madcon: ‘Beggin’
9. (7) Kid Rock: ‘All Summer Long’
10. (8) Biffy Clyro: ‘Mountains’

ALBUMS:

1. (-) Metallica: ‘Death Magnetic’
2. (-) Glasvegas: ‘Glasvegas’
3. (5) Rihanna: ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’
4. (1) The Verve: ‘Forth’
5. (4) Duffy: ‘Rockferry’
6. (2) The Script: ‘The Script’
7. (-) Elbow: ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’
8. (3) Michael Jackson: ‘King Of Pop’
9. (6) Abba: ‘Gold – Greatest Hits’
10. (9) Coldplay: ‘Viva La Vida’

complete the UK Charts HERE.