AFROMAN has gone straight into the UK singles chart at Number One tonight (October 28), finishing Kylie’s month-long reign at the top with ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’.
His debut single, ‘Because I Got High’, pushed The Princess Of Pop down to Number Two. While Europop phenomenon DJ Otzi stayed at Number Three, the second highest new entry was Britney Spears, who went straight in at Number Four with ‘I’m A Slave 4 U’.
UK garage act Mis-Teeq meanwhile went straight in at Number Five with ‘One Night Stand’. Last week’s Number Two Michael Jackson’s ‘You Rock My World’ slipped down to Number Six, and City High’s ‘What Would You Do’ slipped from Number Four to Number Seven. Likewise, Usher fell from Number Five to Number Eight, but Alien Ant Farm stuck at Number Nine for another week.
Steps and ‘Chain Reaction’ fell four places to Number Ten.
Elsewhere in the charts, Wideboys Featuring Dennis G went straight in at Number 15 with their Ayia Napa hit ‘Sambuca’, Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes went straight in at Number 16 with ‘Block Party’ and Brian Harvey/The Refugee Crew went in at Number 20 with ‘Loving You (Ole Ole Ole)’.
Other new entries included Jay-Z’s ‘Izzo (HOVA)’ which went in at Number 21, Jagged Edge’s ‘Where The Party At’ which went in at 25, K2 Family’s ‘Bouncing Flow’ which landed in the charts at Number 27, A-Teens, who managed to get in at Number 30 with ‘Halfway Round The World’, and Genius Cru with ‘Course Bruv’ scraping in at Number 39.
In the album charts, Steps went straight in at Number One with ‘Gold – The Greatest Hits’, knocking Kylie’s ‘Fever’ down to Number Two.
Number Three was another new entry, this time from opera singer Andrea Bocelli’s ‘Cieli Di Toscana’and Paul Weller’s ‘Days Of Speed’ slipped a place to Number Four. Starsailor were down at Number Five
with last week’s Number Two ‘Love Is Here’ and Elton John dropped three to Number Seven with ‘Songs From The West Coast’.
Linkin Park’s ‘Hybrid Theory’ went back up to Number Eight, Dido’s ‘No Angel’ dropped a place to Number Nine and Travis were at Number Ten with ‘The Invisible Band’.
Click back to NME.COM tomorrow for the contenders for this coming week’s chart battle.