Adele has made UK chart history after her stunning song, Someone Like You leaped 46 places to claim the top spot in the singles chart yesterday.
The East London singer fought off tough competition from Lady GaGa's new single Born This Way and former No.1 Jessie J's Price Tag to top the chart, after she acoustically performed the track at The BRIT Awards 2011 on Tuesday - boosting sales.
Adele's other single Rolling In The Deep also featured in the chart in fourth place, as well as her sophomore LP 21, retaining poll position in the album chart.
The 21-year old star's debut album 19, also appeared in the chart at number four, giving Adele two singles and two albums in the top five in each of the UK countdowns.
According to The Official Charts Company, Adele has become the first living artist since The Beatles back in 1964 to simultaneously have two top five hits in both the charts.
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The Top Ten UK singles are:
1. Adele - ‘Someone Like You’
2. Jessie J - 'Price Tag'
3. Lady Gaga - 'Born This Way'
4. Adele - 'Rolling In The Deep'
5. Chipmunk feat. Chris Brown - 'Champion'
6. Rihanna - ‘S&M (Come On)’
7. Bruno Mars - 'Grenade'
8. JLS feat. Tinie Tempah - ‘Eyes Wide Shut’
9. Chris Brown - 'Yeah 3X'
10. Taio Cruz feat. Kylie Minogue - 'Higher'
The Top Ten UK albums are:
1. Adele - '21'
2. Mumford & Sons - ‘Sigh No More’
3. Rihanna - 'Loud'
4. Adele - ‘19’
5. Bruno Mars - ‘Doo Wops & Hooligans’
6. Tinie Tempah - ‘Disc-Overy’
7. Plan B - ‘The Defamation Of Strickland Banks’
8. PJ Harvey - ‘Let England Shake’
9. Eva Cassidy - 'Simply Eva'
10. Take That - 'Progress'
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