Susan Boyle stays top of the UK album charts

'I Dreamed A Dream' becomes the third best selling album of the year

Susan Boyle‘s debut ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ has topped the UK album charts for the second week in a row.

The reality TV star has clocked up over 700,000 sales now after she surpassed previous debut album first week sales record holders Leona Lewis (‘Spirit’) and Arctic Monkeys (‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’).

It has also become the third best-selling album of the year behind Kings Of Leon‘s ‘Only By The Night’ and Lady Gaga‘s debut ‘The Fame’, according to The Official Charts Company.

Westlife went in Number Two with their new album ‘Where We Are’ while Take That‘s live album ‘The Greatest Day – The Circus Live’ shot in at Number Three.

Peter Kay’s Animated All Star Band continues to top the UK singles chart for the second week running with ‘The Official BBC Children In Need Medley’.

Elsewhere Lily Allen went in at 39 with her new single ‘Who’d Have Known’.

UK albums chart Top Ten:

1. Susan Boyle – ‘I Dreamed A Dream’
2. Westlife – ‘Where We Are’
3. Take That – ‘The Greatest Day – The Circus Live’
4. JLS – ‘JLS’
5. Black Eyed Peas – ‘The End’
6. Michael Bublé – ‘Crazy Love’
7. Queen – ‘Absolute Greatest’
8. Snow Patrol – ‘Up To Now’
9. Leona Lewis – ‘Echo’
10. Robbie Williams – ‘Reality Killed The Video Star’

UK singles chart Top Ten:

1. Peter Kay’s Animated All Star Band – ‘The Official BBC Children In Need Medley’
2. Rihanna – ‘Russian Roulette’.
3. Lady Gaga – ‘Bad Romance’
4. Black Eyed Peas – ‘Meet Me Halfway’
5. The X-Factor Finalists 2009 – ‘You Are Not Alone’
6. Jason Derulo – ‘Whatcha Say’
7. Ke$ha – ‘Tik Tok’
8. Alicia Keys – ‘Doesn’t Mean Anything’
9. Timbaland – ‘Morning After Dark (feat Nelly Furtado)’
10. Cheryl Cole – ‘Fight For This Love’