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Cardle at No 1 again - Eminem/Rihanna & Take That scoop 2010 crowns

02/01/2011

 

X Factor winner Matt Cardle has scored his third successive week at Number One, but fallen just short of achieving the biggest selling single of 2010 – the Official Charts Company reveals today.

Cardle’s When We Collide comfortably tops this week’s Official Singles Chart, pipping Rihanna Ft Drake’s What’s My Name for the third successive week – while also becoming the second biggest single of 2010.

The biggest selling single of the year was Love The Way You Lie by Eminem Ft Rihanna, which sold 854,000 copies during 2010.

When We Collide sold just 39,000 fewer copies, on a total of 815,000. The third placed single of the year was Bruno Mars’ Just The Way You Are (Amazing) on 766,000 sales.

In the Official Artist Albums Chart, Rihanna’s Loud overtakes Take That’s Progress for the first time, to claim the Number One spot. Progress sold an extra 53,000 copies last week, dropping to 2nd place in the Official Albums Chart, with Plan B’s The Defamation Of Strickland Banks moving up from 21 last week into 3rd place.

Take That’s Progress was the biggest selling artist album of 2010 by some way – it sold 1.84m copies, well ahead of the year’s second biggest album, Crazy Love by Michael Buble (which sold 1.23m copies in 2010) and Lady Gaga’s The Fame (1.05m).

The biggest selling compilation album of the year (according the the Official Charts Company’s figures) was the evergreen Now That’s What I Call Music series’ 77th edition – which sold 1.20m copies during 2010. The list of best-selling compilations is dominated by the Now! albums, with the 76th edition in 2nd place and 75th edition in 3rd place in the Compilations Top 10 for the year.

The music sector's sales figures for the year are compiled by the Official Charts Company, based on the sales information gathered from all key distribution (or entertainment) channels including all major high street retail chains, independent stores, supermarkets, mail order internet retailers and digital music service providers. This market research sample equates to 99% of the total UK Singles market; 98% of the total UK Albums market.

All charts and chart information quoted in this release is copyright of the Official Charts Company.

2010's Official Biggest Selling Artist Albums

1 PROGRESS - TAKE THAT

2 CRAZY LOVE - MICHAEL BUBLE

3 THE FAME - LADY GAGA

4 LOUD - RIHANNA

5 THE DEFAMATION OF STRICKLAND BANKS - PLAN B

6 SUNNY SIDE UP - PAOLO NUTINI

7 THE ELEMENT OF FREEDOM - ALICIA KEYS

8 LUNGS - FLORENCE & THE MACHINE

9 RECOVERY - EMINEM

10 SIGH NO MORE - MUMFORD & SONS

11 COME AROUND SUNDOWN - KINGS OF LEON

12 MY WORLD - JUSTIN BIEBER

13 THE GIFT - SUSAN BOYLE

14 IN AND OUT OF CONSCIOUSNESS GREATEST HITS - ROBBIE WILLIAMS

15 TEENAGE DREAM - KATY PERRY

16 GREATEST HITS - BON JOVI

17 TURN IT UP - PIXIE LOTT

18 OUTTA THIS WORLD - JLS

19 SCIENCE & FAITH - SCRIPT

20 OLLY MURS - OLLY MURS

21 MESSY LITTLE RAINDROPS - CHERYL COLE

22 GLEE THE MUSIC SEASON ONE VOL 1 - GLEE CAST

23 THE END - BLACK EYED PEAS

24 LIGHTS - ELLIE GOULDING

25 BROTHER - BOYZONE

26 ONLY REVOLUTIONS - BIFFY CLYRO

27 FOREVER VIENNA - ANDRE RIEU

28 RATED R - RIHANNA

29 DISC-OVERY - TINIE TEMPAH

30 MOONLIGHT SERENADE - ANDRE RIEU & JOHANN STRAUSS ORCHESTRA

31 ONLY BY THE NIGHT - KINGS OF LEON

32 GREATEST HITS SO FAR - PINK

33 JLS - JLS

34 GRAVITY - WESTLIFE

35 3 WORDS - CHERYL COLE

36 SEASONS OF MY SOUL - RUMER

37 XX - XX

38 TIME FLIES 1994-2009 - OASIS

39 IRON MAN 2 OST - AC/DC

40 PLASTIC BEACH – GORILLAZ

Copyright: Official Charts Company.

 

2010's Official Biggest Selling Singles

1 LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE - EMINEM FT RIHANNA

2 WHEN WE COLLIDE - MATT CARDLE

3 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE (AMAZING) - BRUNO MARS

4 ONLY GIRL (IN THE WORLD) - RIHANNA

5 OMG - USHER FT WILL I AM

6 FIREFLIES - OWL CITY

7 AIRPLANES - BOB FT HAYLEY WILLIAMS

8 CALIFORNIA GURLS - KATY PERRY FT SNOOP DOGG

9 WE NO SPEAK AMERICANO - YOLANDA BE COOL VS D CUP

10 PASS OUT - TINIE TEMPAH

11 EVERYBODY HURTS - HELPING HAITI

12 FORGET YOU - CEE LO GREEN

13 EMPIRE STATE OF MIND (PART II) - ALICIA KEYS

14 RUDE BOY - RIHANNA

15 TELEPHONE - LADY GAGA FT BEYONCE

16 SHE SAID - PLAN B

17 DYNAMITE - TAIO CRUZ

18 REPLAY - IYAZ

19 FIREWORK - KATY PERRY

20 CLUB CAN'T HANDLE ME - FLO RIDA FT DAVID GUETTA

21 YOUR SONG - ELLIE GOULDING

22 RIDIN' SOLO - JASON DERULO

23 BILLIONAIRE - TRAVIE MCCOY FT BRUNO MARS

24 DON'T STOP BELIEVIN' - GLEE CAST

25 DON'T STOP BELIEVIN' - JOURNEY

26 THE TIME (DIRTY BIT) - BLACK EYED PEAS

27 WHAT'S MY NAME - RIHANNA FT DRAKE

28 PACK UP - ELIZA DOOLITTLE

29 STARSTRUKK - 3OH3 FT KATY PERRY

30 BAD ROMANCE - LADY GAGA

31 WRITTEN IN THE STARS - TINIE TEMPAH FT ERIC TURNER

32 TEENAGE DREAM - KATY PERRY

33 COOLER THAN ME - MIKE POSNER

34 NOT AFRAID - EMINEM

35 THE FLOOD - TAKE THAT

36 ALL TIME LOW - WANTED

37 IF WE EVER MEET AGAIN - TIMBALAND FT KATY PERRY

38 RIVERSIDE (LET'S GO) - SIDNEY SAMSON FT WIZARD SLEEVE

39 PROMISE THIS - CHERYL COLE

40 IN MY HEAD - JASON DERULO

Copyright: Official Charts Company

 

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