Black Eyed Peas beat Willow Smith to Number One

Take That hold onto top spot in the albums chart

Black Eyed Peas have denied Willow Smith her first UK Number One single tonight (December 12).

The Los Angeles band moved up from last week’s Number Six to claim their fifth UK Number One single with ‘The Time (Dirty Bit)’.

Smith, who appeared to be winning the chart battle earlier this week, was the only new entry in the Top 10, going in at Number Two with her debut single ‘Whip My Hair’.


Elsewhere, there was a posthumous new entry for Michael Jackson at Number 11 with ‘Hold My Hand’ and Alexandra Burke‘s new single ‘The Silence’ went in at Number 16.

Meanwhile, in the albums chart Take That held onto the top spot for a fourth week with ‘Progress’, while ABBA scored the highest new entry at Number 31 with ‘Greatest Hits’.

The Top 10 UK singles are:

1. Black Eyed Peas – ‘The Time (Dirty Bit)’
2. Willow Smith – ‘Whip My Hair’
3. Ellie Goulding – ‘Your Song’
4. Rihanna – ‘What’s My Name’
5. Rihanna – ‘Only Girl (In The World)’
6. Far East Movement – ‘Like A G6’
7. The X Factor Finalists – ‘Heroes’
8. Olly Murs – ‘Thinking Of Me’
9. David Guetta – ‘Who’s That Chick’
10. Nicole Scherzinger – ‘Poison’

The Top 10 UK albums are:

1. Take That – ‘Progress’
2. Michael Buble – ‘Crazy Love’
3. Olly Murs – ‘Olly Murs’
4. Rihanna – ‘Loud’
5. JLS – ‘Outta This World’
6. Susan Boyle – ‘The Gift’
7. Kings Of Leon – ‘Come Around Sundown’
8. Bon Jovi – ‘Greatest Hits’
9. Black Eyed Peas – ‘The Beginning’
10. Andre Rieu & Johann Strauss Orchestra – ‘Moonlight Serenade’


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