Bruce Springsteen has beaten Katie Melua to the top of the UK albums chart with his latest release Magic.

Melua's third album Pictures entered the charts at two, while Shotter's Nation from Babyshambles was another new entry at five.

Springsteen's chart-topping exploits mean he has now has seven number one albums under his belt.

In the singles chart meanwhile pop trio Sugababes are still top with About You Now, with Let Me Think About You from Ida Corr v Fedde Le Grand rising three to claim the silver medal position.

Shayne Ward's No U Hang Up/If That's OK With You drops a place to three and Ayo Technology by 50 Cent and Justin Timberlake and Hey There Delilah by Plain White T's round off the top five.

Top ten UK singles (last week's position)

1 About You Now – Sugababes (1)
2 Let Me Think About You – Ida Corr v Fedde Le Grand (5)
3 No U Hang Up/If That's OK With You – Shayne Ward (2)
4 Ayo Technology – 50 Cent/Justin Timberlake (3)
5 Hey There Delilah – Plain White T's (6)
6 Beautiful Girls – Sean Kingston (4)
7 Valerie – Mark Ronson featuring Amy Winehouse (12)
8 1234 – Feist (16)
9 She's So Lovely – Scouting for Girls (9)
10 Stronger – Kanye West (7)

Top five UK albums

1 Magic – Bruce Springsteen (new entry)
2 Pictures – Katie Melua (new entry)
3 Echoes Silence Patience and Grace – Foo Fighters (1)
4 All the Lost Souls – James Blunt (2)
5 Shotter's Nation – Babyshambles (new entry)

07/10/2007 19:37:19