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Pussycats triumph over Gorillaz
The Pussycat Dolls
The Pussycat Dolls began life as dancers before turning to pop
US girl band the Pussycat Dolls have stormed to number one in the UK singles charts with their debut single Don't Cha, featuring Busta Rhymes.

The six-strong female dance troupe knocked Dare from Damon Albarn's cartoon act Gorillaz off the top spot after just one week.

Coldplay's Fix You, debuted at number four, just behind Doctor Pressure from Mylo vs Miami Sound Machine.

In the albums chart, James Blunt returned to the top spot.

Blunt's debut album Back to Bedlam regained the number one position after boy band McFly beat hip-hop star Kanye West to the top last week.

TOP 10 SINGLES
1. Don't Cha - Pussycat Dolls ft Busta Rhymes
2. Dare - Gorillaz
3. Doctor Pressure - Mylo vs Miami Sound Machine
4. Fix You - Coldplay
5. Bad Day - Daniel Powter
6. Pon De Replay - Rihanna
7. The Importance of Being Idle - Oasis
8. The One I Love - David Gray
9. Lay Your Hands - Simon Webbe
10. These Boots Were Made For Walking - Jessica Simpson

A Bigger Bang, the new album from veteran rockers the Rolling Stones, entered the chart at number two, while X&Y from Coldplay moved one place to number three.

There were no other new entries in the top 10 singles, in a chart which saw Oasis' The Importance of Being Idle tumble from number two to number seven.

Dukes of Hazzard star Jessica Simpson fell from six to 10 with her cover version of These Boots Were Made For Walking, while Daniel Powter's Bad Day fell from number three to number five.




SEE ALSO:
McFly beat West to album top spot
04 Sep 05 |  Entertainment
Oasis single hits number one spot
28 Aug 05 |  Entertainment
McFly knock Blunt off number one
21 Aug 05 |  Entertainment
Blunt climbs to number one
18 Jul 05 |  Entertainment


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