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Take That lead 2010 album sales

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Image caption Take That's Progress was the fastest-selling album for 13 years in the UK

Take That scored the biggest-selling album of 2010 in the UK, beating Michael Buble into second place, the Official Charts Company has revealed.

The reformed pop band's first album with Robbie Williams for 15 years, Progress, sold 1.84 million copies.

Buble's Crazy Love sold 1.23 million, while Lady GaGa's The Fame was third with 1.05 million sales.

Meanwhile, Eminem and Rihanna had the year's best-selling single with their duet Love The Way You Lie.

That song sold 854,000 copies, narrowly beating X Factor winner Matt Cardle's debut single When We Collide, with sales of 815,000.

Bruno Mars was in third place with Just The Way You Are (Amazing), which sold 766,000 copies.

In this week's charts, Cardle stayed top of the singles rundown while Take That were pushed into second place on the album chart by Rihanna's Loud.

Top artist albums of 2010

  1. Progress - Take That
  2. Crazy Love - Michael Buble
  3. The Fame - Lady Gaga
  4. Loud - Rihanna
  5. The Defamation of Strickland Banks - Plan B

Top singles of 2010

  1. Love The Way You Lie - Eminem ft Rihanna
  2. When We Collide - Matt Cardle
  3. Just The Way You Are (Amazing) - Bruno Mars
  4. Only Girl (In The World) - Rihanna
  5. OMG - Usher ft Will I Am

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