They achieve the largest first week sales of the year to knock Limp Bizkit from the top spot - and Liz McLarnon expresses her delight to NME.COM...

ATOMIC KITTEN have achieved their first Number One single, beating U2 and MYA to knock LIMP BIZKIT from the top spot after two weeks.

Their single, ‘Whole Again’, is the highest new entry on this afternoon’s chart (February 4), with U2’s new single ‘Stuck In A Moment (You Can’t Get Out Of)’ entering the chart at Number Two. ‘Case Of The Ex’ by Mya is the third highest new entry this week, at Number Three.

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All the singles have outsold Limp Bizkit’s ‘Rollin”, which drops three places to Number Four, after a two week reign at the top.

Other high new entries this week come from Ash, whose single ‘Shining Light’ entered the Top Ten at Number Eight, and JJ72, who play the last date on their NME Carling Tour this evening (February 4) at the London Astoria. Their new single ‘Snow’ entered the chart at Number 21.

This week?s Top Ten singles are:

1. Atomic Kitten – ‘Whole Again’

2. U2 – ‘Stuck In A Moment (You Can’t Get Out Of)’

3. Mya – ‘Case Of The Ex’

4. Limp Bizkit – ‘Rollin”

5. Planet Funk – ‘Chase The Sun’

6. Usher – ‘Pop Ya Collar’

7. Dr Dre – ‘The Next Episode’

8. Ash – ‘Shining Light’

9. Fragma – ‘Every Time You Need Me’

10. Rui Da Silva – ‘Touch Me’

Visit the Chart section of NME.COM for a full list of the Top 100 singles and albums. NME.COM is the only website in the world to bring you the full UK Top 100 singles.