January 22, 2006
Arctic Monkeys score second UK chart number one
LONDON (Reuters) - Sheffield rockers the Arctic Monkeys
have scored their second British number one with "When The Sun
Goes Down" on its first week on release, the Official UK Charts
Company said on Sunday.
The band have built up a loyal following by promoting
themselves over the Internet and on Monday release their first
album, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not."
rapper Notorious BIG entered the charts at number two, while
Pop Idol winner Will Young was new in third place with "All
R&B star Beyonce was another new entry in fourth place with
"Check On It," featuring Texas rapper Slim Thug.
Also new at number eight was "Say Say Say (Waiting 4 U)" by
dance act Hi-Tack, which samples Michael Jackson's vocals from
his 1983 hit with Paul McCartney.
At number ten was the week's final new entry, "Eddie's
Song" from Son Of Dork, the pop band formed by former Busted
singer James Bourne.
Last week's number one, "That's My Goal" by X-Factor winner
Shayne Ward, fell to fifth place, while acoustic duo Nizlopi
slipped four places to number six with "JCB Song."
Sunblock fell three slots to seventh with their Baywatch
theme music remix "I'll Be Ready," as former Verve singer
Richard Ashcroft slid six places to number nine with "Break The
Night With Color."