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Kate Nash and Robyn top UK charts
Kate Nash
Nash began writing songs while recovering from a foot injury
Singer-songwriter Kate Nash has topped the UK album chart with her debut album, while Swedish pop star Robyn has moved up to have the number one single.

Nash, 20, was hotly tipped by fellow Londoner Lily Allen, and the release of Made of Bricks was brought forward when her single Foundations became a hit.

With Every Heartbeat is the first song to top the British charts for Robyn.

Last week's number ones - Paul Potts on the album list and Timbaland in the singles countdown - fall to number two.

UK TOP FIVE ALBUMS
1. Kate Nash, Made of Bricks
2. Paul Potts, One Chance
3. Newton Faulkner, Hand Built by Robots
4. Amy MacDonald, This is the Life
5. Timbaland, Shock Value
Source: Official Charts Company

Further down the album chart, Roots and Echoes - the fifth release by Liverpudlian group The Coral - enters at eight.

There is little movement in the rest of the top 20, however.

But hotly-tipped London five-piece Ben's Brother climb 78 places to number 24 with their debut album Beta Male Fairytales.

And Wait for Me by the Pigeon Detectives, a Leeds group who have played at the Underage Festival in London this week, rose from 50 to 34.

UK TOP FIVE SINGLES
Robyn
1. Robyn (pictured), With Every Heartbeat
2. Timbaland, The Way I Are
3. Kanye West, Stronger
4. Kate Nash, Foundations
5. Fergie, Big Girls Don't Cry
Source: Official Charts Company

On the singles chart, rapper and hip-hop star Kanye West has a new entry at number three, Stronger.

Chicago rockers The Plain White Ts climb four places to six with Hey There Delilah.

Again, there is not much change further down the top 20.

But Elliot Minor, a rock group from York, go in at 19 with their song Jessica.

On the Verge of Something Wonderful by former Savage Garden star Darren Hayes enters at 20.

And there is a climb of 13 places to 24 for Amy Winehouse's single Tears Dry on their Own, in the week she was taken to hospital and cancelled gigs owing to "severe exhaustion".


SEE ALSO
Exhausted Winehouse cancels gigs
09 Aug 07 |  Entertainment
Timbaland holds on to number one
05 Aug 07 |  Entertainment
Kate Nash on her debut single
02 Aug 07 |  Entertainment
Rihanna achieves chart landmark
23 Jul 07 |  Entertainment
Can the CD single be saved?
23 Jul 07 |  Business
Talking Shop: Robyn
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