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Monday 5 December 2016

Charity single retains top spot

Published 21/02/2010 | 21:59

The Simon Cowell-organised charity single for Haiti has topped the charts for the second week running
The Simon Cowell-organised charity single for Haiti has topped the charts for the second week running

The charity single for Haiti earthquake victims remains in pole position at the top of the charts.

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Helping Haiti's Everybody Hurts, orchestrated by pop mogul Simon Cowell was top of the singles charts for a second week running.

The REM favourite was re-recorded with a line-up including Cheryl Cole, JLS, Kylie.

Stars of last week's Brits also enjoyed a post-award show bounce in the singles and album charts.

Award winners Florence And The Machine, Dizzee Rascal, Lady Gaga and Robbie Williams all saw strong sales figures following further exposure at last week's star-studded event.

You Got The Dirtee Love - a collaboration between Florence And The Machine star Florence Welch and Dizzee Rascal shot straight in at second place in the singles chart.

Crooner Lemar was the second highest new entry in the singles chart with The Way Love Goes in at eighth spot.

Ms Welch had further reason to celebrate after her band's single You've Got The Love climbed back up the chart from 29th place to 12th.

Flamboyant New Yorker Lady Gaga, who stole the show with three awards, enjoyed similar success. Her single Bad Romance shot up five places from last week's 20th spot to take 15th position in the chart.

A compilation of hit songs from musical comedy television series Glee was the surprise No 1 in the album chart.

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