'One Night' is The King's second number one in as many weeks...

ELVIS PRESLEY has won the race for the UK’s 1,000th number one single.

‘One Night’, part of a weekly re-release campaign to mark what would have been the King’s 70th birthday has beaten challenges from Manic Street Preachers and The Killers to the historic title.

It is Presley’s 20th number one single.

The Manics’ ‘Empty Souls’ is the highest new entry from a living artist, while The Killers enjoy a new entry at three with ‘Somebody Told Me’ in the week that their album ‘Hot Fuss’ also climbs to number one.

Presley, meanwhile, has two singles inside the chart, with last week’s number one, ‘Jailhouse Rock’ falling to ten.

Meanwhile there are new entries for The Music, at 20 wiith ‘Breakin’, Client featuring Carl Barat at 22 with ‘Pornogrpahy’ and Kings Of Leon at 24 with ‘Four Kicks’.

The UK top 40 singles are:

1. ‘One Night’ – Elvis Presley

2. ‘Empty Souls’ – Manic Street Preachers

3. ‘Somebody Told Me’ – The Killers

4. ‘Against All Odds’ – Steve Brookstein

5. ‘Staring At The Sun’ – Rooster

6. ‘Strings Of Life (Stronger On My Own)’ – Soul Central feat Kathy Brown

7. ‘Live Twice’ – Darius

8. ‘The Number Of The Beast’ – Iron Maiden

9. ‘Out Of Touch’ – Uniting Nations

10. ‘Jailhouse Rock’ – Elvis Presley