Nelly Furtado's "Loose" (Mosley/Geffen) leads the new European Top 100 Albums survey for a fourth consecutive week, and the sixth since it first topped the composite chart in mid-January. Justin Timberlake's "What Goes Around Comes Around" (Jive) starts a second week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles.

"Loose" climbs 4-2 in Ireland, 3-2 in Austria, 4-3 in Portugal, 6-5 in the United Kingdom and 23-10 in Italy, and is No.2 for a fourth straight week in Germany and second in Switzerland and Hungary. Its one downturn is a 1-5 fall in the Belgian region of Flanders, while the single "Say It Right" dips 3-4 on the Eurochart and its predecessor "All Good Things (Come To An End)" falls 10-11. The U.K. climb for "Loose" takes the album back to the No.5 peak it achieved in the first of its 42 chart weeks last June.

Casablanca/Universal Island's Lebanese-born Mika has another outstanding European week, jumping 4-2 both on Top 100 Albums with "Life In Cartoon Motion" and on the Eurochart with "Grace Kelly." The album is up 7-4 in Norway, 22-6 in Germany and 18-10 in the United Kingdom, where next single "Love Today" is attracting widespread radio and video exposure ahead of the track's April 30 release. Mika plays a sellout, four-date British tour from May 13.

Jennifer Lopez returns to the pan-European album survey at No.3 with "Coma Ama Una Mujer" (Epic). The Spanish language set starts at No.1 in Switzerland, No.2 in Italy and Spain and No.4 in Germany, while its single "Que Hiciste" makes a 42-20 climb up the Eurochart after climbing 2-1 in Switzerland and entering at No.10 in Germany. After topping the chart in Italy last week, it falls to No.5 there.

Anglo-German dance trio Cascada is translating its prominence in the U.K. singles market into bona fide album success. Its "Every Time We Touch" set has become the most successful artist album ever for north of England dance indie (and club compilation specialist) All Around the World, with sales to last weekend of 117,000. It rises 5-3 in its fourth U.K. chart week and 13-10 on Top 100 Albums.

"It's great to see a dance album crossing over in the artist album chart," says All Around The World joint owner and general manager Matt Cadman. "Our compilations such as 'Clubland,' 'Floorfillers' and 'Dance Mania' are fantastic sellers, but it's rare to have [an act like] like Cascada that captures the market to such an extent that we can compete with the major album releases." Further, "Every Time We Touch" tops the Irish chart for a third week with total sales of 30,000, according to Cadman, and current single "Miracle" is No.2 in France, on the Andorfine label, and No.27 in the United Kingdom.

Elton John's "Rocket Man - the Definitive Hits" (Mercury) debuts at No.11 on the composite chart and No.2 in the United Kingdom on sales of 31,000. The retrospective came within less than a thousand sales of unseating Take That's "Beautiful World" (Polydor) from the top of the British chart.

The collection, which comes only four years after John's "Greatest Hits 1970-2002" set reached No.3 in the U.K., was released to mark his 60th birthday March 25 and national broadcaster ITV's 90-minute "Happy Birthday Elton" show last Thursday (29), which featured footage from his birthday concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. John was last as high as No.2 in the U.K. album chart with 2001's "Songs From The West Coast" release.

"The Very Best of Dolly Parton," instigated by Sony BMG to mark the country star's recent British dates on her European tour, climbs back 11-8 there. Parton's first-ever U.K. Top 10 album, it is now certified gold for shipments of 100,000 units.

Timberlake's single climbs 7-5 in Germany and 12-9 in the United Kingdom, three weeks after reaching No.4 there. It also holds at No.5 in France, while the album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" moves 11-8 on Top 100 Albums and 9-6 in the United Kingdom.

Italian DJ Alex Gaudino's "Destination Calabria" (Data), featuring Crystal Waters, consolidates last week's 63-7 leap on the Eurochart by climbing again to No.5, after a 5-4 move in the United Kingdom. Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend" (Arista) rises 3-2 there, her highest-ever ranking on the U.K. singles survey, helping a 15-10 climb on the Eurochart.

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