Reality stars top UK sales charts

Young's sixth album Echoes debuts at the top on sales of 65,773 copies as its first singe Jealously enters the singles chart at five. It is his third number one, following debut From Now On and follow-up Friday's Child.

Informed more by his success in a second reality show, Popstar To Operastar, Joe McElderry's Classic debuts at number two, on sales of 35,609. It arrives only 10 months after his more pop-slanted debut Wide Awake entered and peaked at number ...

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