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Last Updated: Monday, 19 May, 2003, 07:22 GMT 08:22 UK
Girls Aloud held off top spot
Girls Aloud
Girls Aloud had to settle for second place
TV talent show winners Girls Aloud have missed out on a second number one single after troubled singer R Kelly held on to the top spot for a second week.

The girl group, who were formed on the ITV1 show Popstars: The Rivals, were expected to repeat the success of their Christmas number one but had to settle with second place with No Good Advice.

R Kelly, 36, is facing trial in the US on child pornography charges following allegations that he videotaped himself having sex with an underage girl in Illinois.

But his upcoming court appearance appear to have boosted his popularity as the single Ignition Remix has been a hit in both the UK and US.

Jamaican dancehall singer Sean Paul's single Get Busy entered the chart at number four, one place behind garage collective Big Brovaz's Favourite Things.

UK top five
1. R Kelly - Ignition Remix
2. No Good Advice - Girls Aloud
3. Big Brovaz - Favourite Things
4. Sean Paul - Get Busy
5. Tomcraft - Loneliness
Former Steps singer Lisa Scott-Lee saw her first solo effort Lately debut at number six following a hectic round of promotion.

Cancelled tour

Justin Timberlake, who has been touring the UK, has seen his album Justified climb back to number one, knocking Blur's Think Tank from the top.

Controversial rocker Marilyn Manson's return, The Golden Age of Grotesque, was a new entry at number four.

Girls Aloud have suffered several setbacks since they were crowned winners of Popstars: The Rivals, beating boy band contestants One True Voice.

The bands were due to headline a joint UK tour but this was scrapped after a poor ticket sales.

And Cheryl Tweedy hit the headlines after she was charged with racially aggravated assault on a toilet attendant in a club in Guilford.

The 19-year-old denies the attack and will appear in court for a committal hearing on 4 June.


SEE ALSO:
Popstars dismiss tour setback
19 Feb 03  |  Entertainment
Girls Aloud star 'not a racist'
13 Jan 03  |  England
Girls Aloud top festive chart
23 Dec 02  |  Entertainment
Troubled R Kelly tops UK chart
11 May 03  |  Entertainment


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