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Jones scores UK's 800th top album
Norah Jones
Jones is the daughter of Indian musician Ravi Shankar
Singer Norah Jones' latest release Not Too Late has become the 800th album to reach the top spot in the UK charts.

The US performer's third album narrowly outsold "new rave" band The Klaxons, whose debut record Myths of the Near Future entered the chart at two.

Jones' previous records, Come Away With Me and Feels Like Home, reached the top spot in 2002 and 2004 respectively.

Flamboyant newcomer Mika remains number one in the singles chart for the third consecutive week with Grace Kelly.

The Beirut-born, London-based singer topped the BBC's Sound of 2007 poll. The Klaxons, also based in the capital, came third.

TOP FIVE UK SINGLES
1. Mika - Grace Kelly
2. The View - Same Jeans
3. Just Jack - Starz in Their Eyes
4. Bloc Party - The Prayer
5. Mason - Exceeder
Source: Official UK Charts Company
Other new entries in this week's album chart include Jamie T's Panic Prevention at four and Just Jack's Overtones at six.

Madonna's live recording of her Confessions Tour entered the Top 10 in seventh place.

The first UK album chart was published on 28 July 1956 in the Record Mirror.

Frank Sinatra had the first number one album with his Capitol release Songs for Swinging Lovers.

The soundtrack to South Pacific holds the record for most weeks at number one - 115 in total, 70 of them consecutive.


SEE ALSO
Rising star Mika hits number one
21 Jan 07 |  Entertainment
Singer Mika tops BBC talent list
04 Jan 07 |  Entertainment
Sound of 2007: Klaxons
03 Jan 07 |  Entertainment

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