Basshunter scores UK Number 1

Singer with 'porn star' past hits the top spot

Basshunter has scored the UK Number One single tonight (January 13).

His track ’Now You’re Gone’, has knocked ‘X Factor’ winner Leon Jackson off the top spot.

Basshunter singer and producer Jonas Erik made a name for himself with naked pictures of him appearing over the internet.

Other new entries on the chart include British Sea Power’s ‘Waving Flags’ at Number 31 and The Wombats at Number 37 with ‘Moving To New York’.

Meanwhile on the albums front, Amy MacDonald has knocked Radiohead off the top spot with ‘This Is The Life’.

The Top Ten is:

1. Basshunter – ‘Now You’re Gone’

2. Britney Spears – ‘Piece Of Me’

3. Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em– ‘Crank That (Soulja Boy)’

4. Nickelback – ‘Rockstar’

5. Leon Jackson – ‘When You Believe’

6. Rihanna – ‘Don’t Stop The Music’

7. Lupe Fiasco – ‘Superstar’

8. Timbaland Presents One Republic – ‘Apologize’

9. Take That – ‘Rule The World’

10. Scouting For Girls- ‘Elvis Ain’t Dead’