Lily Allen added No. 1 stripes on the U.K. album chart to her continuing reign on the singles survey. The Regal/Parlophone/EMI artist's sophomore album "It's Not Me, It's You" debuted at the top, as "The Fear" started a third week at the singles summit.
The album has thus outdone Allen's debut set, "Alright, Still," which arrived at No. 2 on the U.K. chart in late July 2006 and then dropped to No. 3. The new set replaced Bruce Springsteen's "Working on a Dream" (Columbia/Sony BMG), which fell to No. 7 after two weeks at the peak.
Kings Of Leon, who'll be in London on Wednesday to perform at the 2009 BRIT Awards, held at No. 2 with "Only by the Night" (Hand Me Down/Sony BMG). There was a notable 19-3 climb for veteran pop-reggae act UB40's "Love Songs" collection (Virgin/EMI), TV-advertised to coincide with Valentine's Day. That's the group's highest-ranking set since "Promises and Lies" hit No. 1 in 1993, and extends an album chart career that began in 1980 with "Signing Off."