Bob Dylan beats The Enemy to Number One

He gets his first UK Number One in 39 years

Bob Dylan has beaten The Enemy to the top of the UK album charts.

Dylan‘s new LP ‘Together Through Life’ – his 33rd – went straight in to the top of the charts, while The Enemy‘s second album ‘Music For The People’ reached Number Two.

‘Together Through Life’ is Dylan‘s first UK Number One album in nearly four decades, since ‘New Morning’ was released in 1970.


In the singles chart, Tinchy Stryder and N-Dubz‘ song ‘Number 1’ retains the top spot, managing to keep Samsung NME Radar Tour headliner La Roux at Number Two, with her single ‘In For The Kill’.

Calvin Harris‘ former Number One single ‘I’m Not Alone’ falls one place to Number Four in the chart, while the highest new entry of the week is a new version of ‘Tiny Dancer’ by Ironik, Chipmunk and Elton John, which is at Number Three.

The Top Ten singles are:

Tinchy Stryder Ft N-Dubz – ‘Number 1’
La Roux – ‘In For The Kill’
Ironik/Chipmunk/Elton John – ‘Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)’
Calvin Harris – ‘I’m Not Alone’
Lady Gaga – ‘Poker Face’
Ciara Ft Justin Timberlake – ‘Love Sex Magic’
AR Rahman Ft Pussycat Dolls – ‘Jai Ho (You Are My Destiny)’
Eminem – ‘We Made You’
Lily Allen – ‘Not Fair’
Beyonce – ‘Halo’

The Top Ten albums are:

Bob Dylan – ‘Together Through Life’
The Enemy – ‘Music For The People’
Lady Gaga – ‘The Fame’
Beyonce – ‘I Am Sasha Fierce’
Lily Allen – ‘It’s Not Me It’s You’
Pink – ‘Funhouse’
Prodigy – ‘Invaders Must Die’
Kings Of Leon – ‘Only By The Night’
Pussycat Dolls – ‘Doll Domination – The Mini Collection’
Akon – ‘Freedom’