Metallica and Katy Perry retain their crowns on Billboard's pan-European sales charts for another week. "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) leads European Top 100 Albums for a third time and "I Kissed A Girl" (Virgin/EMI) makes it eight weeks atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles.

The Metallica album drops sharply 1-7 in the United Kingdom, and also descends 1-5 in Ireland, 1-3 in Finland and Denmark, and 1-2 in Holland, Germany, Italy, Portugal and the Belgian region of Flanders. But it remains at No. 1 in Austria, Switzerland, Norway and Sweden and debuts at No. 1 in Greece.

Coldplay's "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) and Duffy's "Rockferry" (A&M/Universal) spend another week at Nos. 2 and 3 respectively on the pan-European chart. The Coldplay title moves back 4-2 in Wallony while its single "Viva La Vida" is at No. 4 again on the Eurochart after climbing 5-3 in Italy, 6-5 in Flanders and 11-10 in Germany. The Duffy album is up 4-3 in its 30th week on the U.K. chart.

Kings of Leon's fourth set "Only By The Night" (Hand Me Down/Sony BMG) makes a No. 4 start on Top 100 Albums after becoming their second consecutive No. 1 album in the United Kingdom. Impressive first-week sales of 220,000 there are way ahead of the 70,000 opening figure for "Because of the Times." The release is also new at No. 1 in Ireland and No. 5 in Denmark. The sibling quartet is touring the U.S. this month and next and will start a new U.K. itinerary Dec. 1.

Amy Macdonald's "This Is The Life" (Vertigo/Universal) is back up 7-5 overall, fuelled by climbs of 5-3 in Germany and 11-5 in Sweden and a No. 7 debut in Greece. The title track single moves 2-1 in Austria, 3-2 in Germany and 4-3 in Switzerland.

Rihanna's "Good Girl Gone Bad" (SRP/Def Jam/Universal), already certified for three million European shipments, moves up again 8-6 on Top 100 Albums. It's up 3-2 in the United Kingdom, where sales to last weekend were at 1,054,000, and 5-3 in Ireland. But Polydor/Universal's "Mamma Mia!" soundtrack dips to No. 7 on the composite chart after four weeks at No. 5, despite climbing 2-1 in Portugal, 3-2 in Norway, 6-5 in Finland, 8-7 in Spain and holding at No. 1 in Hungary.

Pussycat Dolls' second album "Doll Domination" (Interscope/Universal) opens at No. 8 overall, starting at No. 4 in the United Kingdom (on sales of 31,000) and No. 10 in Germany. Its predecessor "PCD" now has worldwide sales of seven million, according to the label.

Also making its pan-European debut, at No. 9, is "Wettsingen In Schwetzingen," recorded for "MTV Unplugged" by Sohne Mannheims and hip-hop star Xavier Naidoo. It debuts at No. 1 in Germany and No. 2 in Austria and Australia. Their previous collaboration "Power of the Sound" debuted at No. 6 on the aggregate chart in August 2005.

Perry's "One of the Boys" album makes its first appearance in the Europe-wide top ten, climbing 15-10 in its second week. Her single, meanwhile, is up 2-1 in Italy and holds at No. 1 in Germany, Switzerland, Denmark and Flanders.

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