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Take That 'Progress'
Take That have spent their second week at the top of the Official UK Top 40 Albums Chart with The Flood.

The latest album, featuring the return of Robbie Williams, sold an additional 208,000 copies this week, adding to last week's record sales of 520,000.

This achievement, record sales within one week, had not been seen in the UK charts for thirteen years.

In second place were boyband rivals JLS, who sold 152,000 copies in their first week of release, which would have reached number one by most weeks' standards throughout 2010.

Overall, the album that sold the most copies came from the compilation category, with Now That's What I Call Music: Volume 77 selling 334,000.

Westlife claim the third spot with their newest album Gravity, selling 95,000 copies in its debut week.

Susan Boyle's The Gift drops one place to number four, while Rihanna's Loud also plummets three places to five. André Rieu & Johann Strauss Orchestra are at number six with their version of Moonlight Sonata, with Bon Jovi's Greatest Hits down one at seven.

Finally, towards the bottom of the top ten, Kings of Leon's Come Around Sundown climbs four places to eight, while Pink's Greatest Hits... So Far!!! and Michael Bublé's Crazy Love land at nine and ten respectively.

The top ten in full:

1. (1) Take That: 'Progress'
2. (-) JLS: 'Outta This World'
3. (-) Westlife: 'Gravity'
4. (3) Susan Boyle: 'The Gift'
5. (2) Rihanna: 'Loud'
6. (4) André Rieu & Johann Strauss Orchestra: 'Moonlight Sonata'
7. (6) Bon Jovi: 'Greatest Hits'
8. (12) Kings of Leon: 'Come Around Sundown'
9. (5) Pink: 'Greatest Hits... So Far!!!'
10. (9) Michael Bublé: 'Crazy Love'

Source: Official Charts Company

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