Top 5 Pop Singles
- X Factor Finalists - "Hero"
- Beyonce - "If I Were a Boy"
- Girls Aloud - "The Promise"
- Britney Spears - "Womanizer"
- Leona Lewis - "Forgive Me"
Big Chart Movers
- #36-#20 Pussycat Dolls - "I Hate This Part"
- #37-#26 Miley Cyrus - "7 Things"
- #48-#30 Bellamy Brothers - "Let Your Love Flow"
Hot New Singles
- #14 Christina Aguilera - "Keeps Gettin' Better"
- #35 Will Young - "Grace"
- #39 T.I. featuring Rihanna - "Live Your Life"
The firm grip of the X Factor singalong at the top of the chart prevents Beyonce from landing at #1 after a knockdown battle with Britney Spears and Leona Lewis who debut just behind "If I Were a Boy." With this much female power at the top of the chart, it's a surprise that Christina Aguilera only manages a #14 opening with her latest "Keeps Gettin' Better."
For more chart details, visit The Official Charts Company.
Top 5 Pop Albums
- Girls Aloud[link] - Out of Control
- Pink - Funhouse
- Enrique Iglesias - Greatest Hits
- Razorlight - Slipway Fires
- Snow Patrol - A Hundred Million Suns
Hot New Albums
- #8 Status Quo - Pictures: 40 Years of Hits
- #11 Cliff Richard - 50th Anniversary Album
- #12 Andrea Bocelli - Incanto
On their 5th try Girls Aloud score a #1 studio album this week. Their compilation The Sound of Girls Aloud reached the top, but all 4 of their previous studio collections missed the peak. The venerable band Status Quo show off an amazing 40 years of recording with a top 10 debut for their collection of top moments Pictures.