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Alicia Keys Scores Her First No. 1 Album in U.K.

February 8, 2010 (10:03 am) GMT
While her 'Element of Freedom' album could only peak at No. 2 in the U.S., it successfully takes the top spot across the pond.

is celebrating after scoring her first number one album in the U.K. The R&B singer released "", her fourth studio album, in December 2009 but she didn't hit the top spot until this week, which ends on February 7. The album peaked at number two in Keys' native U.S.

Dutch violinist Andre Rieu has made history with his album "Forever Vienna", which became this century's highest-charting classical album after coming in second.

Keys also found success in the singles chart as her ballad "Empire State Of Mind (Part II)" came in fifth. 's hit "Fireflies" remained the nation's most popular single, while "" contestants Jedward's collaboration with , "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)", and 's track with , "If We Ever Meet Again", rounded out the top three.

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