CRAZY FROG BEATS COLDPLAY TO NUMBER ONE

Music lovers look away now…

It’s been the worst kept secret in Britain all week, but NME.COM has the dubious honour of confirming that tonight (May 29) THE CRAZY FROG has topped the UK singles chart.

The ringtone amphibian has beaten Coldplay’s comeback single ’Speed Of Sound’ into second place with his take on the ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ theme ‘Axel F’.

The top two lead the way in a strong week for new entries with Amerie, Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani and Audio Bullys all joining the Top Ten.

Further down the chart the Magic Numbers are at Number 15 with ‘Forever Lost’, The Arcade Fire are at 26 with ’Power Out’ while Coral’s ’Please Stand Up’ reaches Number 34.

This week’s top ten singles are:

1. The Crazy Frog – ‘Axel F’

2. Coldplay – ‘Speed Of Sound’

3. Akon – ‘Lonely’

4. Amerie – ‘1 Thing’

5. Gorillaz – ‘Feel Good Inc’

6. Oasis – ‘Lyla’

7. Black Eyed Peas – ‘Don’t Phunk With My Heart’

8. Gwen Stefani – ‘Hollaback Girl’

9. Audio Bullys Ft Nancy Sinatra – ‘Shot You Down’

10. Tony Christie Ft Peter Kay – ‘(Is This The Way To) Amarillo’

In the album charts, Gorillaz have gone straight in at Number One with ’Demon Days’, while [a][/a]’s ’Invisible Invasion’ is a new entry at Number Three.