Ghanaian-born, east London-based "grime" artist Tinchy Stryder scored his first U.K. No. 1 single yesterday, debuting at the top with the aptly-titled "Number 1" (4th & Broadway/Universal Island), featuring London hip-hop act N-Dubz. Lady Gaga's "The Fame" (Interscope/Universal) tops the album chart for a fourth week.
Stryder only departs the top 40 this week with his previous hit "Take Me Back," featuring Taio Cruz, which reached No. 3 in February. The new track succeeded Calvin Harris' "I'm Not Alone" (Columbia/Sony BMG), which had two weeks at No. 1. That moved down to No. 3 as La Roux's "In For The Kill" (Polydor/Universal) got a second week in runner-up spot. Eminem's "We Made You" (Interscope/Universal) climbed 8-5 and Lily Allen's "Not Fair" (Regal/Parlophone/EMI) 10-9.
There was a No. 12 entry for "Rubber Lover" (14th Floor/Warner Music) by Marmaduke Duke, a Scottish rock duo and spinoff from the groups Biffy Clyro and Sucioperro. Their second album "Duke Pandemonium" is due next month. Pink's "Please Don't Leave Me" (RCA/Sony BMG) climbed 23-13 and Miley Cyrus' "The Climb" (Hollywood/EMI) 24-16.