The Pop Idol runner-up is Number One for a second week...

GARETH GATES has held on to the Number One spot for a second week on the UK singles chart this evening (Sunday, July 21).

The runner-up from the Pop Idol TV show remained at the top with his second single, ‘Anyone Of Us (Stupid Mistake)’. He held off a challenge from Scooter’s ‘The Logical Song’ which is at Number Two.

This week’s highest new entry is ‘Shooting Star’ by ‘Flip & Fill’ at Number Three. Also in the Top Ten, Elton John & Alessandro Safina are new at Number Four with a version of ‘Your Song’, while Beyonce Knowles has a new entry as a solo singer with ‘Work It Out’ from the film ‘Goldmember’.

Elsewhere in the chart, Pet Shop Boys are new at 18 with ‘I Get Along’, The Coral have a new entry at 21 with ‘Goodbye’, and System Of A Down’s ‘Aerials’ enters the chart at 34.

In the new albums chart, Red Hot Chili Peppers stay at Number One for a second week with ‘By The Way’. Oasis hold steady at Number Two with ‘Heathen Chemistry’, while Idlewild enjoy a high new entry at Number Three with ‘The Remote Part’.