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Blunt matches Dion chart double
James Blunt
James Blunt is a former member of The Household Cavalry
Singer James Blunt has topped both the UK singles and album charts for a fifth week in a row, a feat last achieved by Celine Dion.

Her single Think Twice and album Colour Of My Love topped both charts simultaneously for five weeks in 1995.

Blunt's single You're Beautiful kept Daniel Powter's Bad Day in second place, while Back to Bedlam beat Coldplay's X&Y in the album chart.

Craig David entered the singles chart at number three and Goldfrapp at four.

Glam electropop

Soul star David's comeback single All The Way was followed by glam electropop band Goldfrapp's Ooh La La.

Belly Dancer by R&B star Akon entered the singles chart at number five, having topped the chart in May with his ringtone-sampling hit Lonely.

The Kaiser Chiefs' album Employment jumped one place to three, while Faithless' greatest hits album Forever Faithless dropped one place into the fourth slot.

Ex-British army officer Blunt took seven weeks to climb to number one with You're Beautiful, having entered the singles chart at number 12 in June.


SEE ALSO:
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19 Sep 04 |  Entertainment
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