This Week’s UK Charts & Gig Guide For 10th May

Here you’ll find all the latest news from this week’s UK Album and Singles Charts, as well as Live4ever’s highlights taken from some of our featured tours going on in a major city near you over the next 7 days.

Diana Vickers - 'Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree'

Diana Vickers - 'Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree'

Former X Factor contestant Diana Vickers follows up her recent Singles chart success this week by entering at no.1 with her debut album ‘Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree‘. The singer replaces Plan B at the top of the charts, who drops down to #2. Elsewhere, Florence & The Machine climbs back into the top 10 after dropping out last week, climbing 5 places to #6 and Paolo Nutini’sSunny Side Up‘ climbs one to #9. Outside the top 10, rock band Deftones‘ new record ‘Diamond Eyes‘ enters at #26 and The Stone Roses’ classic debut album is back in the top 40 at no.38. Rap collective Roll Deep are this week’s UK number one for a second week with their track ‘Good Times‘.

Top 10 Albums:

1/ Diana Vickers – Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree
2/ Plan B – The Defamation Of Strickland Banks
3/ AC/DC – Iron Man II OST
4/ Usher – Raymond v Raymond
5/ Lady Gaga – The Fame
6/ Florence & The Machine – Lungs
7/ Justin Bieber – My World
8/ Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
9/ Paolo Nutini – Sunny Side Up
10/ Black Eyed Peas – The End

Top 10 Singles:

1/ Roll Deep – Good Times
2/ Usher – OMG
3/ Plan B – She Said
4/ Pendulum – Watercolour
5/ Aggro Santos – Candy
6/ Taio Cruz – Dirty Picture
7/ Chipmunk – Until You Were Gone
8/ Diana Vickers – Once
9/ Professor Green – I Need You Tonight
10/ Kelis – Acapella

…and if you’re wanting to get out to a gig this week find out where tickets are still available for some of the best shows currently going on across the UK with our Gig Guide. To view the featured bands’ full tour details, as well as many other UK events, head over to our dedicated tickets page.

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BIRMINGHAM:

Wednesday – The Big Pink @ O2 Academy 2 BUY TICKETS

BRISTOL:

Friday – Lightspeed Champion @ O2 Academy 2 BUY TICKETS

CARDIFF:

Tuesday – Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster @ Barfly BUY TICKETS

GLASGOW:

Tuesday – New To Q @ King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut BUY TICKETS

The first New To Q Tour is taking place in various cities across the UK this month, and is being headlined by hotly-tipped rock band Detroit Social Club (pic). After releasing a clutch of brilliant singles and EPs including ‘Sunshine People’ in March 2009, the group will release their long awaited new album ‘Existence’ at the end of this month. Joining Detroit Social Club on the tour are London-based five piece Goldhawks and upcoming singer-songwriter Tiffany Page.

LEEDS:

Saturday – Airship @ The Cockpit BUY TICKETS

LIVERPOOL:

Sunday – The Temper Trap @ O2 Academy BUY TICKETS

LONDON:

Tuesday – Ed Harcourt @ The Pigalle Club BUY TICKETS

MANCHESTER:

Sunday – Alabama 3 @ O2 Academy 2 BUY TICKETS

NORWICH:

Tuesday – NME Radar Tour @ Watefront BUY TICKETS

NOTTINGHAM:

Monday – Band Of Skulls @ Rescue Rooms BUY TICKETS

OXFORD:

Wednesday – Ray Davies @ New Theatre BUY TICKETS

PORTSMOUTH:

Wednesday – The Futureheads @ Wedgewood Rooms BUY TICKETS

(all gigs listed have tickets still available as of 10th May 2010)

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