Pop queen Madonna storms to the top of Britain's singles chart

Pop queen Madonna's love affair with Britain continued on Sunday as her latest hit "Sorry" shot straight to the top of the single's chart.

The 47-year-old star's success with "Sorry" is her 12th British number one and matches the success of her last release "Hung Up," the Official UK Charts Company said Sunday.

Last week Madonna, who lives in Britain with film director husband Guy Ritchie and two children, was named best international female solo artist at the Brit Awards, the British music industry's equivalent of the Grammys.

In a 23-year music career, Madonna has sold over 200 million albums , the most recent, "Confessions on A Dance Floor" made No. 1 in 40 countries, reports AP.

According to Herald News Daily, soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae made another new entry in second place with "Put Your Records On," pushing last week‘s chart topper "Thunder In My Heart," a remix by DJ Meck of Leo Sayer ‘s 1977 hit, into third.

Irish boy band Westlife debuted in fourth spot with "Amazing" with Notorious BIG, Diddy and Nelly slipping to fifth with "Nasty Girl."

The Ordinary Boys, led by Preston, star of reality television series Celebrity Big Brother, fell three places to sixth with "Boys Will Be Boys," ahead of U.S. teenage R&B prodigy Chris Brown‘s "Run It."

Glam rockers the Darkness saw their new single "Is It Just Me" only debut at number eight, with "You Got The Love" by Source featuring Candi Staton in ninth.

"Sugar We‘re Goin‘ Down" by Fall Out Boy stayed in tenth place.


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