Chart success for Big Brother singers

Celebrity Big Brother contestants Pete Burns and Preston may not have won the show’s public vote but they both get a taste of chart success in the top ten singles.

A re-release of the 1980s Dead or Alive hit You Spin Me Round enters the charts at number five riding the wave of publicity following exotic frontman Burn’s TV appearance.

And the Ordinary Boys race up to number three from last’s week position at nine with Boys will Be Boys. Their album climbs more steadily from the relative obscurity of 22 and was this week just outside the top ten at eleven.

Notorious BIG, Diddy and Nelly are still topping the singles chart with Nasty Girl but new entry Chris Brown’s Run It, featuring Julez Santana, is close on their heels at number two.

But other reality TV stars had less luck in this week’s singles chart. X Factor winner Shayne Ward slipped another position to seven with That’s My Goal and Will Young slid all the way down to number nine from five with All Time Love.

But Young can take comfort in the performance of his album Keep On which is faring better, up to four from last’s weeks seven.

Indie sensations Arctic Monkeys saw their single When the Sun Goes Down drop even further down the chart from last week’s second position to number eight.

But their debut disc Whatever People Say I am, That’s What I’m Not, which smashed the record for the fastest selling debut album of all time on its release on January 23, spends a second week at the top of the album chart.

Other downward movers in the singles chart included Beyonce and Slim Thug’s Check On It now at four from three.

In the albums chart a familiar face made an appearance as the highest new entry as Rod Stewart’s If We Fall in Love Tonight came in at 16.

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