For the first time since his death, Michael Jackson surrenders the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, replaced by Black Eyed Peas' "The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)" (Interscope/Universal). That hits No. 1 for the first time in its 11th week on Billboard's composite chart.

"The E.N.D." spent its first three weeks on the survey at No. 2 after its June release, moving back to that position last week. The album climbs 4-1 in France and 2-1 in the Belgian region of Wallony, while current single "I Gotta Feeling" is No. 2 on European Hot 100 Singles for a fourth week, as Pitbull's "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" (Ultra/B1) scores a sixth week at No. 1.

Jackson's "King of Pop" (Epic/Sony Music Entertainment) falls back to No. 2 overall, holding at No. 1 in Italy and No. 3 in Spain but falling 1-5 in Switzerland, 1-4 in Poland and 1-2 in Germany. He still has three albums in the pan-European top ten, with "The Collection" down 3-4 after falling 1-3 in Wallony, and "The Essential Michael Jackson" down 4-8 after a seven-week reign in the United Kingdom ended abruptly with a 1-6 decline.

Moving 5-3 overall is Beyoncé's "I Am...Sasha Fierce" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), a new peak position in the album's 40th week on the countdown. That's despite dipping 2-3 in the United Kingdom, where the single "Sweet Dreams" holds at No. 5. It's steady at No. 7 on the European Hot 100.

The highest new entry on Top 100 Albums, at No. 5, is German hip-hop, reggae and funk favorite Jan Delay's "Wir Kinder Vom Bahnhof Soul" (Universal), following No. 1 debuts in Germany and Switzerland and a No. 2 ranking in Austria. Delay, whose 2006 album "Mercedes Dance" opened at an aggregate No. 4, starts a tour of the GSA (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) territories Oct. 9 in Bielefeld, Germany.

Lady Gaga's "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) and Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" (Reprise/Warner Music) are static on the Europe-wide chart at Nos. 6 and 7 respectively. Lady Gaga is down 8-9 in the United Kingdom and Green Day is steady at No. 7 in Germany.

Further new entries to the pan-European top ten arrive in the shape of Scottish DJ-producer-artist Calvin Harris' sophomore album "Ready For The Weekend" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment) at No. 9, and female Norwegian singer-songwriter Marit Larsen's "If A Song Could Get Me You" (Violent). Harris debuts at No. 1 on the U.K. chart with opening sales of 36,000 while Larsen's album, her third following two platinum-certified albums in Norway, starts at No. 2 in Switzerland, No. 3 in Germany and No. 7 in Austria.

The Pitbull single continues its European Hot 100 supremacy ahead of Black Eyed Peas, with the former No. 1 "When Love Takes Over" (Positiva/EMI) by David Guetta featuring Kelly Rowland at No. 3 again. Parisian Guetta, also one of the writers of the Peas' hit, is on a pan-European roll, securing a second U.K. No. 1 in the space of nine weeks with "Sexy Chick," featuring Akon.

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