Cheryl Cole scores UK chart double
Sunday, November 1 2009, 19:00 GMT
By Nick Levine, Music Editor
Cheryl Cole has scored an impressive UK chart double this week.
'Fight For This Love' notches up a second week on top of the singles chart, while parent disc 3 Words sells 125, 271 copies to debut at number one on the albums chart.
She becomes the third female artist to achieve the double this year - following Lily Allen in January and Lady GaGa in April - and the 12th in UK chart history.
Behind Cole on the albums chart, Michael Bublé holds steady at two with Crazy Love, while Michael Jackson debuts at three with the This Is It soundtrack.
Last week's number one album, Overcome by Alexandra Burke, slips to five.
Other top ten debuts come from military trio the Soldiers, classical star Katherine Jenkins and Irish singer Daniel O'Donnell.
The top ten albums in full (click where possible for our reviews):
1. (-) Cheryl Cole: '3 Words'
2. (2) Michael Bublé: 'Crazy Love'
3. (-) Michael Jackson: 'This Is It'
4. (-) Soldiers: 'Coming Home'
5. (1) Alexandra Burke: 'Overcome'
6. (-) Katherine Jenkins: 'Believe'
7. (3) Whitney Houston: 'I Look To You'
8. (-) Daniel O'Donnell: 'Peace In The Valley'
9. (5) Paolo Nutini: 'Sunny Side Up'
10. (6) Fleetwood Mac: 'The Very Best Of'
Source: Official Chart Company