UK Charts: B.o.B nabs #1 single, Rolling Stones returns atop

American R&B/Hip-Hop rising Star B.o.B also known as Bobby Ray nabs the #1 spot in the UK Singles Charts this week with his debut single, ‘Nothin’ On You’ featuring Hawaiian-American crooner Bruno Mars.

B.o.B defeated last week’s #2 Jason Derulo, who sees his new single, ‘Ridin’ Solo’ park at the #2 spot for a second consecutive week. Former #1 Grime/Hip-Hop group Roll Deep rolls to #3 with their #1 single, ‘Good Times’.

UK X-Factor alumnus, Alexandra Burke adds another top 10-hit on her suitcase as her latest single featuring Pitbull ‘All Night Long’ jumps to a new peak of #4 this week.

English heavy-rockers Muse misses the top 10 this week as their lead single off the Twilight: Eclipse Soundtrack ‘Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever), which premiered last week  parked at #11.

New entries in the top 20 this week comes from some surprising names. The Pretty Reckless headed by Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen celebrates as they clinch their first UK top 20 hit with their debut ‘Make Me Wanna Die’ at #16. Just behind them are Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber with their collaboration ‘Eenie Meenie’ which finishes off a good #17 debut.

Completing the set of new entries this week in the top 40 are Ellie Goulding with ‘Guns and Horses’ (#26), Glee Cast with ‘Jessie’s Girl’ (#33), Ke$ha with ‘Your Love Is My Drug’ (#34), Katie Melua with ‘The Flood’ (#35) and Nas feat. Damien Marley with ‘As We Enter’ (#39).

In the albums chart Rolling Stones rolls atop this week with their 1972 #1 album, ‘Exile On Main St.’

British electronica band Faithless returns into the top 40 with a new album. Their latest LP, ‘The Dance’ enters the charts at #2 this week. 28 places higher than their 2006 LP, ‘To All New Arrivals’ which only managed to peak at #30.

New entries in the top 10 include German rockabilly band The Baseballs with their cover LP, ‘Strike!’ (#4) and LCD Soundsystem with ‘This Is Happening’ (#7).

complete the UK charts HERE.


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