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Example wins battle for number one

Published 19/06/2011 | 19:06

Example has held on to the number one spot in the singles chart
Example has held on to the number one spot in the singles chart

Example saw off new entries to hold on to the number one spot in the singles chart.

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The Londoner, whose real name is Elliot Gleave, saw his single Changed The Way You Kiss Me win a three-way battle with Calvin Harris, who went in at number two with Bounce, and Ed Sheeran, who was at number three with The A Team.

Other new entries in the Top 40 were Spaceship by Tinchy Stryder and Dappy at five, and Katy Perry's latest offering Last Friday Night (TGIF), which went in at 24.

Lighters by Bad Meets Evil Ft Bruno Mars entered at 37. Bad Meets Evil is a collaboration between rappers Eminem and Da Royce.

In the album chart, Take That rose 10 places to take the top spot with Progress.

It was the biggest-selling album of last year and is back at the top of the charts again after the release of a new version featuring an extra eight tracks.

New entries included So Beautiful Or So What by Paul Simon at six and Hell - The Sequel by Bad Meets Evil at number seven.

Frankie Laine's Hits was at number 16, 2 by Black Country Communion at 23 and Year Of The Wolf by Nerina Pallot at 31.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor went in at 33 with Make A Scene and Neil Young's A Treasure charted at 38.

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