Monday Box-Set: Adele Holds Off Kate Bush On UK Charts, Art Brut Pick Of Week

Start your week right here as Live4ever’s music collection offers you all the weekend’s chart news, our pick of the week’s new album releases, and you can also plan your next seven days with our UK Gig Guide where you will find tickets for some of the best shows currently going on across Britain.


Friendly Fire - 'Pala'

Adele holds off a strong challenge from Kate Bush to remain on top of the UK Album chart with ‘21’, while Friendly Fires’ new record ‘Pala’ debuts at no.6. Elsewhere, Foo Fighters are back in the top ten, and Fleet Foxes’ ‘Helplessness Blues’ drops to no.12.

On the UK Singles chart, Pitbull is on top with the track ‘Give Me Everything’.

Top 20 Albums:

1/ Adele – 21
2/ Kate Bush – Director’s Cut
3/ Adele – 19
4/ Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
5/ Bruno Mars – Doo Wops & Hooligans
6/ Friendly Fires – Pala
7/ Chase & Status – No More Idols
8/ Jessie J – Who You Are
9/ Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
10/ Caro Emerald – Deleted Scene From The Cutting Room
11/ Lady Gaga – The Fame
12/ Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
13/ Cee Lo Green – The Lady Killer
14/ Rihanna – Loud
15/ Sade – The Ultimate Collection
16/ Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
17/ Noah & The Whale – Last Night On Earth
18/ Ellie Goulding – Lights
19/ Foo Fighters – Greatest Hits
20/ Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi – Rome

Top 20 Singles:

1/ Pitbull – Give Me Everything
2/ Bruno Mars – The Lazy Song
3/ LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem
4/ Aloe Blacc – I Need a Dollar
5/ Chris Brown – Beautiful People
6/ Lady Gaga – The Edge Of Glory
7/ David Guetta – Where Them Girls At
8/ Lady Gaga – Judas
9/ Snoop Dog – Sweat
10/ Jennifer Lopez – On The Floor
11/ Swedish House Mafia – Save The World
12/ Jessie J – Nobody’s Perfect
13/ Lady Gaga – Hair
14/ Alexandra Stan – Mr Saxobeat
15/ Inna – Sun Is Up
16/ Lady Gaga – Born This Way
17/ Adele – Someone Like You
18/ Dev – Bass Down Low
19/ Katy Perry – E.T

20/ Yasmin – Finish Line

Live4ever’s pick of the week’s new albums this week features Art Brut with ‘Brilliant! Tragic!‘. Check out the video for lead single ‘Lost Weekend’ below.

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 Britain with our latest UK Gig Guide. If your city or favourite band isn’t featured this week, you can search any event and browse all the featured tours over on our dedicated tickets page.


Friday – The Duke Spirit @ The Library, HMV Institute BUY TICKETS


Thursday – Young Knives @ Academy 2 BUY TICKETS


Wednesday – Mona @ Millennium Music Hall BUY TICKETS


Sunday – Brother @ Cabaret Voltaire BUY TICKETS


Sunday – The Kills @ ABC BUY TICKETS


Tuesday – Villagers @ Sound Control BUY TICKETS


Monday – Warpaint @ O2 Academy BUY TICKETS


Sunday – Dot To Dot Festival @ Various BUY TICKETS


Monday – Colourmusic @ The Harley BUY TICKETS

(All gigs listed have tickets still available as of Monday, 23rd May 2011)

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