Rap duo keep the faith

A little-known rap duo were at the top of the singles charts today for the second week running.

A little-known rap duo were at the top of the singles charts today for the second week running.

Fatman Scoop and Crooklyn Clan claimed the number one spot last week with their son, Be Faithful – a dance floor remix of the original by soul singer Faith Evans.

They managed to hold off Kevin Lyttle’s Turn Me On, which climbed to number two.

Four new releases made it into the top 10, including Atomic Kitten’s If You Come To Me at number three.

Pink’s song Trouble came in at number seven and Aussie Holly Valance was at number eight with State Of Mind.

Popstars the Rivals losers Phixx went straight in at number 10 with Hold On Me.

Black Eyed Peas’ single Where Is The Love? – dedicated to the September 11 terrorist attacks – remained in the top 10 for a ninth week but slipped to number four.

Former Take That singer Mark Owen’s new single, Alone Without You, went in at a disappointing number 26 and Kym Marsh, who found fame with Hear’Say, only managed a new entry at 35 with Sentimental.

Meanwhile Dido lost top spot in the album charts.

Life For Rent, the fastest-selling British album in six years, was replaced by veteran rockers REM and their best-of album In Time, which features hits from 1988 to 2003.

Girl band Sugababes went straight in at number three with Three.

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