Mika's "Life In Cartoon Motion" album (Casablanca/Universal Island) and Rihanna's "Umbrella" (Def Jam) featuring Jay-Z both keep their places atop Billboard's composite European sales charts.

The Mika set leads European Top 100 Albums for a third week. "Motion" not only spends a fourth week at No. 1 in France but shows significant gains in three other markets. It rises 3-2 in the Belgian region of Flanders, 29-3 in Denmark and 4-3 in Holland and 12-5.

Nelly Furtado's "Loose" (Mosley/Geffen), which has been in the top two of the pan-European list for six straight weeks, has the runner-up spot again, climbing 6-5 in Germany and 10-9 in France. Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) makes a 6-3 gain overall, its best ranking on Top 100 Albums since late February. The set climbs 6-2 in Greece, 5-4 in France and 8-7 in the United Kingdom.

There's no change in fourth and fifth places on the Europe-wide albums list, which are still held by Timbaland's "Shock Value" (Interscope) and Rihanna's "Good Girl Gone Bad" respectively. Timbaland is No. 1 for a second week in Ireland, while Rihanna rises 7-6 in Poland.

Linkin Park's "Minutes To Midnight" (Machine Shop/Warner Bros.) is back up 7-6 overall after climbing 9-8 in Germany and 34-28 in the United Kingdom. Also moving up the Top 100 Albums survey is "All 4 One" (Universal), the debut release by two-man, two-woman German pop-dance quartet BeFour. It's up from No. 9 to a new peak of No. 7, after rising 3-1 in Switzerland. It's still at No. 2 in both Germany and Austria.

Classical crossover vocalist Paul Potts spends a fourth straight week at No. 8 on Top 100 Albums with his debut set "One Chance" (Syco Music/Sony BMG). It holds at No. 3 in Ireland but loses top spot in the United Kingdom to London-born newcomer Kate Nash, whose "Made of Bricks" (Fiction/Polydor) debuts at No. 1 there on opening sales of 58,000, to fuel a No. 9 start on the pan-European list.

There's also a new entry at No. 10 on Top 100 Albums, as German trio Sportfreunde Stiller returns with "La Bum" (Vertigo). The rock band from Germering, near Munich, is new at No. 1 after a No.5 start in Austria. Sportfreunde Stiller enjoyed substantial success last year with its soccer-themed "You Have To Win Zweikampf" (Vertigo) album.

Rihanna's "Umbrella" leads Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for an 11th week. Although the track is no longer No. 1 in any European market, it is top five in no fewer than nine countries, and rests at No. 2 in Switzerland, Austria and Norway.

Its biggest rival for the Eurochart crown is "The Way I Are" by Timbaland featuring DOE and Keri Hilson. Its seven-week track record on the European singles list is 58-16-5-5-3-3-2. The single is No. 1 in Denmark and Ireland and rises 7-4 in Sweden, 6-4 in Holland, 9-5 in Norway and 8-6 in Germany.

In the United Kingdom, "The Way I Are" loses the No. 1 ranking to Swedish pop singer Robyn's "With Every Heartbeat" (Konichiwa), which rises to the chart zenith there on sales of 34,000. That's good for an 18-5 climb on the Eurochart.

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