Plan B scores second number one album

Plan B Plan B's film, Ill Manors, was released last month

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Plan B has gone straight to the top of the UK album chart with Ill Manors, the soundtrack to his directorial film debut of the same name.

It is the London rapper's second number one album following his 2010 hit The Defamation of Strickland Banks.

The record beat US rockers Gaslight Anthem's fourth album, Handwritten, which entered the chart at two.

Last week's number one, Sir Elton John's Good Morning To The Night, fell nine places to number 10.

The next highest new entry was Jennifer Lopez's greatest hits collection, Dance Again - The Hits, at four.

Joss Stone's The Soul Sessions - Volume 2 was the only other new entry in the top 10.

The highest climber was Hans Zimmer's soundtrack to The Dark Knight Rises, which rose from 36 to 19.

Meanwhile, an album containing music from the London 2012 opening ceremony has sold more than 10,000 copies within 24 hours of going on sale.

The compilation, named Isles of Wonder, includes music which featured in Friday night's event with tracks from Dizzee Rascal, Emeli Sande, Arctic Monkeys, David Bowie and U2.

The Official Charts Company said sales from Friday and Saturday earned it the number five spot in this week's compilation albums chart.

In the singles chart, Florence and the Machine held on to the number one spot for a third week with Spectrum.

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Maroon 5 also remained at two with Payphone, while Stooshie's Black Heart rose two places to three.

Teen singer Conor Maynard was the highest new entry at four with Vegas Girl, while Karmin's Brokenhearted made its debut at six.

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