Time to check out what’s burning up the charts on the other side of the Atlantic y’all – the official UK Top 40! And this week, Roc Nation newbie and Jay Z’s new protegee, the sassy Mizz Rita Ora extends her domination over the UK Top 40 Singles Chart for a second week in a row with her brand new single and her second consecutive # 1 hit here, ‘R.I.P‘ featuring Tinie Tempah. The song’s second week at the penthouse blocks the rise of the former Billboard # 1 single ‘We Are Young‘ by Fun. featuring Janelle Monae, which surges up 3 spots to # 2 on the charts this week.
The Saturdays make a much awaited comeback within the top 10 of the charts, as their latest single ‘30 Days‘ storm straight in at # 7 this week, thus becoming their 11th top 10 hit in the UK. The song is taken from their yet-untitled 4th studio album.
Over at the UK Top 40 Albums Chart, Keane scores a second week at # 1 with their 5th studio album ‘Strangeland‘, blocking Comedy-Rock duo Tenacious D’s new album ‘Rize Of The Fenix‘ from making a début at the top of the charts.
Rock royalty Garbage’s highly anticipated new album, ‘Not Your Kind Of People‘ makes a top 10 début, entering the charts at # 10 this week.
Check out all the action below!
The top 10 singles in the UK this week are :
1. R.I.P – Rita Ora feat. Tinie Tempah
2. We Are Young – Fun. feat. Janelle Monae
3. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
4. Too Close – Alex Clare
5. Young – Tulisa
6. Where Have You Been – Rihanna
7. 30 Days – The Saturdays
8. Drive By – Train
9. D’banj – Oliver Twist
10. Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye feat. Kimbra
The top 10 albums in the UK this week are :
1. Strangeland – Keane
2. Rize Of The Fenix – Tenacious D
3. Our Version Of Events – Emeli Sande
4. 21 – Adele
5. Through The Night – Ren Harvieu
6. Every Kingdom – Ben Howard
7. Making Mirrors – Gotye
8. + – Ed Sheeran
9. Heaven – Rebecca Ferguson
10. Not Your Kind Of People – Garbage