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Florence And The Machine's 'Ceremonials' goes straight to Number One

Professor Green's 'Read All About It' spends a second week at top of singles chart

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Florence And The Machine have scored their second albums chart Number One after 'Ceremonials' went straight to the top spot tonight (November 6).

The Florence Welch-fronted band shifted 90,000 copies of the LP in a week to knock Coldplay's latest LP 'Mylo Xyloto' down to Number 2, according to the Official Charts Company.

Welch and co previously hit the top spot in January 2010 when their debut LP 'Lungs' climbed to the summit having entered at Number 2 on its release in July 2009.

Professor Green was the next highest new albums chart entry - his new LP 'At Your Inconvenience' went in at Number 3 - while the rapper also held on for a second week at the top of the singles chart.

'Read All About It', his collaboration with Emeli Sandé held off competition from Cher Lloyd's new track 'With Ur Love', which went in at Number 4 after topping the midweek Official Chart Update.

Meanwhile, Manic Street Preachers' latest compilation 'National Treasures: The Complete Singles' went in at Number 10 in the albums chart, one below hip-hip duo Rizzle Kicks' debut LP 'Stereo Typical'.

The Top 10 UK albums are:

1. Florence And The Machine - 'Ceremonials'
2. Coldplay - 'Mylo Xyloto'
3. Professor Green - 'At Your Inconvenience'
4. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - 'Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds'
5. Michael Bublé - 'Christmas'
6. Alfie Boe - 'Alfie'
7. Adele - '21'
8. Ed Sheeran - '+'
9. Rizzle Kicks - 'Stereo Typical'
10. Manic Street Preachers - 'National Treasures: The Complete Singles'


The Top 10 UK singles are:

1. Professor Green feat. Emelie Sandé - 'Read All About It'
2. Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris - 'We Found Love'
3. Labrinth feat. Tinie Tempah - 'Earthquake'
4. Cher Lloyd - 'With Ur Love'
5. Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera - 'Moves Like Jagger'
6. Ed Sheeran - 'Lego House'
7. LMFAO - 'Sexy And I Know It'
8. Charlene Soraia - 'Wherever You Will Go'
9. Kelly Clarkson - 'Mr Know It All'
10. David Guetta feat. Usher - 'Without You'



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