UK Charts: Roll Deep, Plan B prevents Usher from getting double whammy

Brits Roll Deep and Plan B prevented Usher from getting a double whammy this week in the UK Charts as both scored the #1 single and album .

Brit Grime Group Roll Deep receives the highest accolade in the singles charts this week with their new single, ‘Good Times’. The single defeated competitions from Usher, who stayed at #2 with ‘OMG’ and Plan B who rose 1 spot to #3 with ‘She Said’.

Last week’s number 1 Diana Vickers suffered a 3 spot push back as her #1 single, ‘Once’ slides down to #4 this week. Her debut album ‘Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree’ is released today in the UK.

The second highest new entry in the top 40 belongs to the Glee Cast as they plunged right into the top 20 with 2 singles on par ‘Gives You Hell’ which stays put at #14 and the new entry, ‘Like A Prayer’ – a Madonna cover debuts at #16.

Other new entries in the top 40 includes Marina and the Diamonds whose new single re-release ‘I Am Not A Robot’ arrived at #26, American country trio- Lady Antebellum spurts at #26 with ‘Need You Now’, Alicia Keys with ‘Try Sleeping With a broken Heart’ (#31), X Factor winner Alexandra Burke with ‘All Night Long’ (#34), US alternative band Train with ‘Hey, Soul Sister’ (#36), Jason Derulo at #38 with ‘Ridin Solo’ and Glam rocker Adam Lambert at #39 with ‘For Your Entertainment’.

In the albums chart despite leading in the midweeks, Usher settles for #2 in this week’s chart. His album, ‘Raymond Vs. Raymond’ was defeated by British soul singer/rapper Plan B with his new album, ‘The Defamation of Strickland Banks’.

Last weeks #1 AC/DC slides to #3 while Glee Cast’s The Power of Madonna’ EP enters at #4.

To learn more about this week’s charts please click HERE.

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