Taio Cruz tops UK singles chart

Eminem heads back to summit of album countdown

Taio Cruz blasted his way to the top of the UK singles chart today (August 29) with ‘Dynamite’.

He knocked Roll Deep from the summit and in so doing scored his second Number One. His track ‘Break Your Heart’ topped the chart in 2009.

Meanwhile, Brit School graduate Katy B scored her first top five hit with ‘Katy On A Mission’, three ahead of ‘Crossfire’, the debut solo single from The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers, which charted at eight. Hurts entered the top 30 at 21 with ‘Wonderful Life’.

On the album chart Eminem hit the peak again with ‘Recovery’. It is the fourth time the LP has climbed to the Number One spot in the past 10 weeks. On this occasion, Eminem saw off Iron Maiden, who slip to three.

The only new entry on the album Top 10 came from Klaxons, who entered at 10 with
‘Surfing The Void’, the follow-up to the 2007 Mercury Prize-winning ‘Myths Of The Near Future’.

The UK Top 10 singles are:

1. Taio Cruz – ‘Dynamite’
2. Eminem – ‘Love The Way You Lie’ (feat. Rihanna)
3. Flo Rida Club – ‘Can’t Handle Me’ (feat. David Guetta)
4. Roll Deep – ‘Green Light’
5. Katy B – ‘Katy On A Mission’
6. Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP – ‘We No Speak Americano’
7. Travie McCoy – ‘Billionaire’ (feat. Bruno Mars)
8. Brandon Flowers – ‘Crossfire’
9. Ne-Yo – ‘Beautiful Monster’
10. B.o.B. – ‘Airplanes’ (feat. Hayley Williams)

The UK Top 10 albums are:

1. Eminem – ‘Recovery’
2. Plan B – ‘The Defamation Of Strickland Banks’
3. Iron Maiden – ‘The Final Frontier’
4. Arcade Fire – ‘The Suburbs’
5. Eliza Doolittle – ‘Eliza Doolittle’
6. Lady Gaga – ‘The Fame’
7. Mumford And Sons – ‘Sigh No More’
8. The Saturdays – ‘Headlines’
9. Michael Buble – ‘Crazy Love’
10. Klaxons – ‘Surfing The Void’