Nero knock Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’ off the top of the UK albums chart

Plus there are high entries for Charlie Simpson and John Denver

Nero have knocked Amy Winehouse from the summit of the UK album chart tonight (August 21) with their debut LP ‘Welcome Reality’.

The dance duo prevented the late singer from holding on to the Number One spot for a fourth week running with ‘Back To Black’.

They are the first UK act to go straight to the top spot with a debut album this year.


Elsewhere, ex-Busted and Fightstar frontman Charlie Simpson is straight in at Number Six with his solo debut LP ‘Young Pilgrim’ and late singer John Denver, who died in a plane crash in 1997, returns to the charts with ‘The Ultimate Collection’ at Number Seven.

In the singles chart, Nero have been knocked off the top spot by Wretch 32‘s single ‘Don’t Go’.

The Top 10 UK singles are:

1. Wretch 32 feat. Josh Kumra – ‘Don’t Go’
2. Emeli Sandé – ‘Heaven’
3. Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera – ‘Moves Like Jagger’
4. Christina Perri – ‘Jar Of Hearts’
5. Nero – ‘Promises’
6. Ed Sheeran – ‘The A Team’
7. David Guetta feat. Taio Cruz & Ludacris – ‘Little Bad Girl’
8. Rizzle Kicks – ‘Down With The Trumpets’
9. JLS feat. Dev – ‘She Makes Me Wanna’
10. The Wanted – ‘Glad You Came’

The Top 10 UK albums are:

1. Nero – ‘Welcome Reality’
2. Adele – ’21’
3. Amy Winehouse – ‘Back To Black’
4. Jay-Z and Kanye West – ‘Watch The Throne’
5. Adele – ’19’
6. Charlie Simpson – ‘Young Pilgrim’
7. John Denver – ‘The Ultimate Collection’
8. Beyonce – ‘4’
9. Chase & Status – ‘No More Idols’
10. Bruno Mars – ‘Doo Wops & Hooligans’