“Give Me Everything” (J/Sony Music Entertainment) by Pitbull featuring Nayer, Afrojack and Ne Yo is the U.K.’s new No. 1 single and is the rapper's first chart topper as lead artist (six weeks earlier his track with Jennifer Lopez's "On the Floor," topped the survey). Kate Bush's new release "Director's Cut" was No. 1 in midweek data, but by week's end Adele's "21" regained the top position a 16th week.
Madonna's "Hung Up" (Warner Bros.) became her 11th U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 13), and first for five years. The first single from the album "Confessions on a Dance Floor" extends her span of U.K. best-sellers to 20 years. Meanwhile, classical crossover act Il Divo went straight to the top of the album chart with its sophomore set "Ancora" (Syco Music/Sony BMG).
Robbie Williams goes straight to the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums with "Intensive Care" (Chrysalis), amassing an impressive collection of first-week No.1 rankings. The album outsells all rivals in the United Kingdom (with a huge opening sale of 373,000 copies), Germany, Ireland, Italy, Holland, Switzerland, Austria and Denmark.