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Operatic act beat Bush to the top
Il Divo
Il Divo's album is their second release in just over a year
Operatic group Il Divo's second album has beaten Kate Bush's long-awaited comeback to the top of the chart.

Anocora entered the album chart at number one, while Bush's Aerial, her first release in 12 years, made its debut at number three.

Madonna took top place in the singles chart with Hung Up, while ex-Busted star James Bourne's new group, Son of Dork, had a new entry at number three.

Westlife fell to number two in both the album and singles charts.

The Irish boy band had scooped number ones in both charts last week, with album Face To Face and single You Raise Me Up.

Il Divo's album chart feat repeated the success they enjoyed with their self-titled debut 12 months ago. The group, backed by X Factor judge Simon Cowell, had been unknowns until shortly before their first album's release.

Son of Dork's Ticket Outta Loserville finished a place above former Blue star Simon Webbe's debut solo single, No Worries.

Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs' track Modern Way just missed out on a top 10 placing, entering at number 11, one place higher than US hip-hop star Lil' Kim's Lighters Up.

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