After ten weeks at the top spot...
Holly Frith

19:30 3rd April 2011

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Adele has broken the record for the longest time at number one for any female on the UK album chart.

The London singer's new album '21' has now spent ten consecutive weeks at number one, which was previously held by Madonna's 1990's 'The Immaculate Collection'.

Adele's debut '19' is currently at number two after a total of 107 weeks in the UK top 40.

Radiohead's 'King Of Limbs' was a new entry at number seven, whilst Britney Spears' 'Femme Fatale' debuted at number eight.

Elsewhere, on the singles chart, Adele's single 'Somebody Like You' slipped to number two on the UK Chart as Jennifer Lopez made her return to music with new single 'On The Floor' featuring Pitbull.

Former Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger's 'Don't Hold Your Breath' is at number five, while Katy B's 'Broken Record' is a new entry at number eight.

Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Charlie Sheen: Biggest News Stories This Week (April 2)

  • The Strokes To Start Work On 'Angles' Album Follow-Up In April - The Strokes revealed that they will start work on their next album in April. The band, who released fourth album 'Angles' this month, are already thinking about their next project.

  • Snoop Dogg Sets Up Trust Fund For Nate Dogg's Children - Snoop Dogg set up a trust fund for Nate Dogg's children, following the rappers death. The rapper – real name Nathaniel D. Hale – died last Tuesday (March 15). A cause of death is not yet known.

  • Nicki Minaj Pays Tribute To New York DJ Megatron - Nicki Minaj was amongst the stars to pay tribute to New York hip-hop DJ Megatron. Megatron, real name Corey McGriff, was shot dead while heading to a local store in New York in the early hours of Saturday morning (March 27)

  • Arcade Fire Win Big At Canada's Juno Awards - Arcade Fire won big at this year's Juno Awards in Canada. The Montreal-based band picked up four awards including album of the year for 'The Suburbs'.

  • Radiohead Give Away Free Newspaper 'The Universal Sigh' - Radiohead gave away their free newspaper 'The Universal Sigh' to fans today (March 28). The newspaper is available globally with fans already posting pictures of their copy online.

  • Adele's '21' Equals Madonna's Album Chart Record - Adele equaled Madonna's album chart record with new album '21'. The London singer's '21' spent a ninth consecutive week at number one which is the longest for any female solo artist.

  • Amy Winehouse Too Busy Working On New Album To Party - Amy Winehouse is hard at work on her new album said her boyfriend. The singer, whose last album was 2006's 'Back To Black', is said to be cutting back on her partying ways to concentrate on her new album.

  • Katy Perry In Twitter Feud With Calvin Harris - Katy Perry and Calvin Harris were involved in a Twitter feud. On Tuesday night (March 29) Perry tweeted to fans that Calvin Harris had cancelled his appearance as support act for her Dublin show.

  • The Courteeners To Play Wigan Haigh Hall Festival In June - The Courteeners were announced as headline acts for a new live event at Wigan's Haigh Hall. The event, which takes place at Haigh Hall from June 30–July 3, will also be co-headlined by Liam Frost.

  • Muse To Play 'Origin Of Symmetry' In Its Entirety At Reading And Leeds Festival 2011 - Muse revealed that they are planning to play 'Origin Of Symmetry' in full at this year's Reading And Leeds festival. The band are set to headline the festival on the Friday night (26) at Leeds and the Sunday night (28) at Reading.

  • Charlie Sheen Recording Song With Snoop Dogg - Charlie Sheen revealed that he has been in the recording studio with rapper Snoop Dogg. The former Two And A Half Men actor, who has over 3 million followers on Twitter, has triggered huge interest over recent weeks following a spate of public outbursts.

  • Beady Eye, Hurts, Blondie For Somerset House Gigs - Beady Eye, Hurts, Blondie were all been confirmed to play at this year's summer series at Somerset House in London. Eels, Professor Green, Ellie Goulding, Lamb and My Morning Jacket will also appear at the outdoor London event, which takes place from July 7-17.

  • Lily Allen 'Nearly Died' After Losing Her Baby - Lily Allen revealed that she 'nearly died' after the death of her premature baby. The singer caught a viral infection after she had a miscarriage at six months last year.

  • Justin Bieber Becomes Most Hated Person On YouTube - Justin Bieber become the most 'disliked' person on YouTube. The teen singer's video for 'Baby' has received the most 'dislike' tags on the site.

  • Lady Gaga For Radio 1 Big Weekend 2011 - Lady Gaga was announced as headline act for this year's Radio 1 Big Weekend. The singer will join Foo Fighters, Tinie Tempah and My Chemical Romance at the event.

  • Velvet Revolver Confirm Collaboration With Slipknot's Corey Taylor - Slipknot's Corey Taylor has been recording songs with Velvet Revolver, it has been revealed. Velvet Revolver's bassist Duff McKagan confirmed the news but said that Taylor is not the band's official new frontman yet.

  • My Chemical Romance Blasted By Fans For Pulp's 'Common People' Cover - My Chemical Romance were blasted by fans for covering Pulp's 'Common People'. The band performed the cover version on Radio 1's Live Lounge this morning (March 31).

  • Top Of The Pops To Make Comeback On BBC4 - Top Of The Pops is set to make a return on BBC4. The hit music show, which ran for forty two years before being dropped in 2006, will make its return to Thursday nights on BBC4 from April 7

  • Coldplay's New Album Nearly Complete - Coldplay are nearing completion on their new album. The band, who are working on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2008’s ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’, are said to be nealry finished.

  • Beyonce Announces Split From Manager Father - Beyonce parted ways with her manager father Mathew Knowles. The singer, who has been managed by her father since she joined Destiny's Child in 1997, released a statement about the decision.

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