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Doves soar to album chart summit
Doves
Some Cities is Doves' third studio album
Manchester rock band Doves have entered the UK album chart at number one with their new release, Some Cities.

The trio replace flamboyant US act Scissor Sisters at the top. The album follows single Black and White Town, which reached number six.

R&B star Nelly has the new number one single with Over and Over, which sees him team up with Tim McGraw.

Girls Aloud, Akon and Kaiser Chiefs all have new singles in the top ten, as do Futureheads and Usher.

UK TOP FIVE ALBUMS
1) Some Cities - Doves
2) Scissor Sisters - Scissor Sisters
3) Hopes and Fears - Keane
4) Hot Fuss - Killers
5) American Idiot - Green Day
Source:
Official UK Charts Company
The latest Elvis Presley re-release, (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame, entered the chart at number three, one place ahead of Girls Aloud's Wake Me Up.

Hip-hop performer Akon's Locked Up is at number five, while hotly-tipped Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs have their second chart hit at number six with Oh My God.

UK TOP FIVE SINGLES
1)Over And Over - Nelly ft Tim McGraw
2) Get Right - Jennifer Lopez
3) (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame - Elvis Presley
4) Wake Me Up - Girls Aloud
5) Locked Up - Akon
Source:
Official UK Charts Company
Futureheads' cover of Kate Bush's Hounds of Love entered the chart at number eight, while Usher's Caught Up was a new entry at number nine.

In the album chart, operatic quartet Il Divo's eponymous debut rose 23 places to number six, while crooner Tony Christie's Definitive Collection is a new entry at number 10, making it the highest-charting album of the singer's career.



SEE ALSO:
Doves aim for grandeur
26 Apr 02 |  Entertainment
Jennifer Lopez shoots to top spot
20 Feb 05 |  Entertainment
Eminem beats Elvis to number one
06 Feb 05 |  Entertainment


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