Bruno Mars dominates the top spot in the single and album charts



Bruno Mars take number one of singles and album charts

Bruno Mars take number one of singles and album charts


His newest single Grenade claimed the number one spot for the second week running and after selling 86,000 copies his album Doo-Wops and Hooligans rightly claimed the number one slot on the album chart.

Grenade held off Adele’s new single Rolling In The Deep – from her new album 21 – which entered at two.

Grenade managed to hold off competitor Adele’s long awaited new single Rolling in the Deep, which entered the chart at number two, from her new album 21.

Grenade is Mars’s second number one single after Just The Way You Are.

Grenade is Mars’s second number one success after Just The Way You Are, covered by X Factor winner Matt Cardle during the competition.

The song is still at number 18 in the singles chart.

The trio behind the song were last week named by Music Week magazine as the most successful songwriters in the UK chart in 2010.

The group behind the song – The Smeezingtons – were named in last weeks issue of Music Week magazine as the most successful songwriters of the UK chart in 2010

Jessie J’s Do It Like A Dude – winner of the BBC sound of 2011 took a drop to number three (down one place)

Coming Home, the new release by US rapper Sean Combs’s group Diddy-Dirty Money featuring Skylar Grey, entered the singles chart at number four.

New Release Coming Home from US rapper Sean Combs’ group Diddy-Dirty Money featuring Skylar Grey, landed at number four in the singles chart.

Traktor – MC Wretch 32’s debut single entered the chart at number five featuring vocals from L.

Hold It Against Me – Britney Spears latest single came in at number six with Aggro Santos and Girls Aloud’s Kimberly Walsh –Like U Like followed close behind taking slot number eight.

The album chart saw new release Ritual from White Lies makes its debut at number three – Rhianna’s Loud loses the top spot to Bruno Mars and drops to second place. Plan B’s The Defamation of Strickland Banks dropped two places to number four.

The winner of the BBC’s Sound Of 2010, Ellie Goulding, saw her album Lights fall two places to number five.

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