Phil Collins top of album chart
Published 26/09/2010 | 19:33
Phil Collins has achieved his first No 1 album in 12 years - beating Manic Street Preachers, who were hoping to achieve the same feat.
The former Genesis star's album of Motown and soul covers, Going Back, entered the charts at No 4 last week but experienced a surge in sales to reach the top spot.
Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers' Postcards From A Young Man was pushed into third place by The Script album Science And Faith, last Sunday's No 1.
Coincidentally both the Manic Street Preachers and Phil Collins last had No 1 albums in 1998.
Hands All Over by Maroon 5 was the only other new entry in the top 10 album charts, reaching No 6.
In the singles chart, US singer Bruno Mars has obtained his first solo UK No 1 with Just The Way You Are (Amazing), having previously topped the charts with Nothing On You, a collaboration with B.O.B.
The second and third places remain unchanged, with Taio Cruz at No 2 with Dynamite, followed by Katy Perry's Teenage Dream.
Emma's Imagination, the act that won Sky1 talent show Must Be The Music, makes a new entry into the top 10 with single Focus - and she is also at No 25 with This Day.
Alex Gaudino also scores a new entry with I'm In Love (I Wanna Do It), which comes in at No 10.