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Plan B wins battle for UK number one album

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Plan B - Ben Drew - directed the video for his single She Said

East London rapper Plan B has entered the UK chart at number one with his latest album, winning a tight race with Scouting For Girls.

The Defamation of Strickland Banks eased ahead of the pop trio during the second half of the week.

Scouting For Girls were dethroned in the singles chart as R&B star Usher claimed the top spot with OMG.

Rapper Professor Green, Kelis and Selena Gomez and The Scene also claimed new entries inside the new top 10.

Kelis is making a return to the UK chart for the first time in three years.

UK TOP FIVE SINGLES
1 OMG - Usher
2 This Ain't A Love Song - Scouting For Girls
3 I Need You Tonight - Professor Green
4 She Said - Plan B
5 - Acapella - Kelis
Source: Official Charts Company

Usher, who was at number two last week, notches up the fourth UK chart-topper of his career, which features Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am.

Elsewhere in the album chart, MGMT enjoyed a new entry at four with Congratulations.

And US singer-songwriter Joshua Radin, whose music graces TV shows including One Tree Hill, made the top 10 with his record Simple Times.

Scouting For Girls' first self-titled album remained in the top 30, climbing two spots to 26.



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