On this week's UK chart...
Holly Frith
19:35 31st July 2011

Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’ has returned to number one on the UK album chart following the singer’s recent passing.

The album first reached number one back in 2006 and has now re-entered the UK top-ten along with Winehouse’s 2003 debut album ‘Frank’ at number five.

Adele’s ‘21’ slips to number two on the UK album chart, with Beyonce at three with album ‘4’.

Elsewhere in the singles chart, Winehouse’s track Rehab' is at number eight along with 'Tears Dry On Their Own' at twenty five, 'Love Is A Losing Game' at number thirty three and 'You Know I'm No Good' at number thirty seven.

JLS featuring Dev retain their number one spot with ‘She Makes Me Wanna’, while Ed Sheeran is at number three with ‘The A Team’.

Biggest News Stories This Week (July 30)

  • Amy Winehouse Dies Aged 27: Amy Winehouse, 27, was found dead at her London home on July 23. A spokesman for Metropolitan Police confirmed that a 27-year-old woman had died in Camden and the cause of death is still unclear.

  • Kanye West, Jay-Z Unveil 'Watch The Throne' Documentary: Jay-Z and Kanye West have shot a documentary, which features footage of the making of their forthcoming joint album 'Watch The Throne'. The documentary features footage of the pair recording in cities around the world.

  • Facebook Bans Nirvana 'Nevermind' Album Cover: Facebook banned Nirvana's album cover for 'Nevermind' from appearing on the social-networking website. The cover was posted on the band's offical page ahead of the promotion for the album's re-release.

  • Robert Plant Plays Led Zeppelin Songs At Surprise Community Hall: Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant played a surprise gig at a community hall in Monmouthshire, Wales. The singer performed songs by his former band as he joined two groups for the charity gig at Bridges Community Centre.

  • Lily Allen Calls Amy Winehouse Death 'Beyond Sad': Lily Allen paid tribute to Amy Winehouse, who was found dead at her flat in London. On Twitter, Allen said: “Its just beyond sad, there's nothing else to say. She was such a lost soul, my she rest in peace.”

  • Marcus Mumford 'Engaged' To Actress Carey Mulligan: Marcus Mumford proposed to his actress girlfriend Carey Mulligan. The pair, who met five months ago in Nashville, Tennessee, reportedly got engaged over the weekend (July 23-24) in Somerset.

  • Lady Gaga 'To Be Ordained' As Minister For Gay Marriage: Lady Gaga revealed that she wants to be ordained as a minister to enable her to marry her gay friends. The singer said that she wants to be a minister now legislation allowing same-sex marriages in New York has been passed.

  • Bam Margera Covers Lil' Wayne As Tribute To Ryan Dunn: Jackass star Bam Margera covered a song by Lil' Wayne at a special tribute event in honour of his late co-star Ryan Dunn. Dunn was killed when he crashed his Ferrari last month. His passenger, Zachary Hartwell, was also killed in the incident.

  • Miles Kane: I'm Talking To Alex Turner About New Last Shadow Puppets: Miles Kane has said he is talking to Arctic Monkeys star Alex Turner about getting together again to record a new Last Shadow Puppets album. The duo released their debut album 'The Age Of The Understatement' in 2008, but in recent years have chosen to focus on their own projects.

  • Jared Leto Blasts Media Over Amy Winehouse Death: 30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto paid tribute to Amy Winehouse and criticised the way the media treated her before she died.

  • Morrissey: 'Norway Attacks Nothing Compared To Actions Of Fast Food Chains': Morrissey courted criticism after he reportedly compared the actions of fast food companies to the recent attacks in Norway. At least 76 people died last week in two separate attacks which were both orchestrated by far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik.

  • Men Tired Of Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber And Cheryl Cole: Men are tired of hearing of music stars including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Cheryl Cole, a new survey has found. The results formed part of Askmen.com's annual Great Male Survey, which this year polled around 70,000 readers on topics includes Sex, Dating and Celebrity.

  • Adele's '21' Longest-Running Number One Album In 40 Years: Adele's '21' has now become the longest running number one album in the last forty years. The London singer's second album '21' has now matched the previous record held by the Bee Gees' 'Saturday Night Fever', which also spent eighteen weeks at number one back in 1977.

  • Mark Ronson Pays Tribute To Amy Winehouse At London Concert: Mark Ronson paid an emotional tribute to Amy Winehouse as he performed in London on July 27. The singer and producer's gig at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich turned into a celebration of the singer's life following her sudden death at the weekend.

  • Robbie Williams: I'd Love To Write With Noel Gallagher: Robbie Williams admitted that he'd love to write with Noel Gallagher. The singer, who is currently on tour in Europe with Take That, posted a link to Gallagher's new video 'The Death Of You And Me' on his blog.

  • The Strokes 'Is This It' Tribute Album Released: Stereogum.com released their latest tribute album, ‘Stroked: A Tribute To Is This It’. The album features covers of all the NYC band's songs on 'Is This It' by indie artists such as Austra, Owen Pallett, Peter Bjorn and John and more.

  • Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin 'Turn Down' Olympics Opening Ceremony: A host of big names turned down an offer to take part in the opening ceremony at next year's Olympics in London, it's been reported. The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and a reunion of The Beatles featuring Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr had all been linked to the event on July 27, 2012.

  • Klaxons' James Righton Gets Keira Knightley Onto 'Strong Ales': Klaxons star James Righton has been treating girlfriend Keira Knightley to nights out in London pubs, it's been reported. Knightley, who is more familiar with red carpet events, is said to have taken to strong ales since the pair hooked up earlier this year.

  • Noel Gallagher 'Shocked' As Unfinished Songs Appear Online: Noel Gallagher said he was 'shocked' after he found out his unfinished songs had appeared online. The singer admitted that he tests new tracks during his soundchecks but was unaware that fans were recording them and uploading them to YouTube.

  • Liam Gallagher: Noel Gallagher Is A 'Little B*tch': Liam Gallagher hit out at his brother and former Oasis bandmate Noel, describing him as a “little b*tch”. The sibling rivalry between the pair has intensified in recent weeks since Noel announced his plans to release a solo album in October.

  • Lady Gaga Breaks Down In Tears On So You Think You Can Dance: Lady Gaga broke down in tears as she made a guest appearance on the US TV show, So You Think You Can Dance. The singer, who was appearing as a guest judge, started crying after contestants Marko and Allison performed a routine set to 'I Know It's Over' by Jeff Buckley.

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