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Bonkers stays top of the charts

Dizzee Rascal
Bonkers is Dizzee Rascal's second UK chart-topper

UK rapper Dizzee Rascal has topped the UK singles chart for a second week with his hit song Bonkers.

The 24-year-old Londoner held off competition from the Black Eyed Peas and Swedish singer Agnes who entered the chart at three with Release Me.

Meanwhile Britain's Got Talent 2008 finalists Escala entered the album chart at number two with their self-titled debut album.

The string quartet also had an entry in the singles chart with Palladio at 38.

Also in the singles chart, former chart-topper Number 1 from Tinchy Stryder fell one place to four while Eminem's We Made You slipped down six places to 10.

UK TOP FIVE SINGLES
1 Bonkers - Dizzee Rascal
2 Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
3 Release Me - Agnes
4 Number 1 - Tinchy Stryder
5 Red - Daniel Merriweather
Source: Official Charts Company

The highest climber in the chart was Australian duo The Veronicas who rose 146 places to number eight.

Eminem remained at the top of the album chart with Relapse, his first studio album for more than four years.

Other new entries included a four CD box set of past Pink albums at seven and the 16th studio album from 80s rockers Simple Minds at 10.

Rock giants Iron Maiden also entered the chart at number 15 with live album Flight 666.

Scottish singer Paulo Nutini continued to hold on to his place in the top 40 with his debut album These Streets at 36 after 122 weeks on the chart.



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