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Little Mix holds off Kate Bush to maintain U.K. chart title

Pop stars Little Mix have made it two weeks atop the U.K. albums chart after holding off a charge from Kate Bush.

Sales for the Wuthering Heights singer's live album, Before the Dawn, got off to a strong start earlier in the week (begs28Nov16), prompting speculation she could land her first number one album in 30 years.


However, Bush's release, which features recordings from her 2014 Hammersmith Apollo residency in London, failed to keep up its sales momentum and ended up entering the countdown at four.


Little Mix remain at the top with Glory Days, while Michael Ball and Alfie Boe's Together collaboration climbs to two, ahead of Elvis Presley's latest posthumous release, The Wonder of You, at three.


The Weeknd rounds out the new top five at five with Starboy.


Meanwhile, Clean Bandit continues its run in first place on the U.K. singles chart with Rockabye.


Rap duo Rae Sremmurd is another non-mover at two with Black Beatles, and The Weeknd's Daft Punk tune Starboy takes third place.


James Arthur and Little Mix complete the top five with Say You Won't Let Go and Shout Out to My Ex at four and five, respectively.