GIRLS ON TOP

And it's good news for Avril Lavigne in the albums...

GIRLS ALOUD, the manufactured pop group spawned from a television show are still at Number One with ‘SOUND OF THE UNDERGROUND’ in a week when no new entries break the Top Ten.

The girl group, who came together via the ITV talent show ‘Popstars: The Rivals’, spend their third week at the top.

However, all is not so good for their male rivals. One True Voice’s ‘Sacred Trust’ / ‘After You’re Gone’ has fallen to Number Five.

A third ‘Popstars…’ related act, the Transylvanian twins the Cheeky Girls are remain at Number Two with ‘Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)’, while Eminem’s single ‘Lose Yourself’ goes up two places to Number Three.

This week’s singles chart runs:

1. Girls Aloud – Sound Of The Underground’

2. Cheeky Girls – ‘Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)’

3. Eminem – ‘Lose Yourself’

4. Daniel Bedingfield – ‘If You’re Not The One’

5. One True Voice – ‘Sacred Trust’ / ‘After You’re Gone’

6. Blue – ‘Sorry Seems TO Be The Hardest Word’

7. Love Inc – ‘You’re A Superstar’

8. Avril Lavigne – ‘Sk8er Boi’

9. Las Ketchup – ‘The Ketchup Song (Asereje)’

10. Nelly – ‘Dilemma’

Robbie Williams’ current album ‘Escapology’ has been knocked off the top of the UK albums chart by Avril Lavigne’s ‘Let Go’, which has climbed three places to Number One.