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Boyzone Honor Stephen Gately by Topping U.K. Albums Chart

March 15, 2010 (9:51 am) GMT
Although they were struck with the death of bandmate Stephen Gately, the Irish boyband have succeeded to land number one in U.K. Album chart, beating Gorillaz and Alicia Keys.
Boyzone Honor Stephen Gately by Topping U.K. Albums Chart

Irish boyband have topped the U.K. charts with the group's first album since bandmember Stephen Gately's death in October 2009. The singers vowed to continue performing together, and released new record "Brother" in memory of the tragic 33-year-old, who passed away from natural causes at his home in Majorca, Spain.

They beat out competition from album "", which reached the number two spot. ' "" takes third place, while 's "" is at number four. 's hit "" rounds out the top five.

In the British single charts, rapper holds on to the number one spot for a second week running with his debut "Pass Out", while 's "Rude Boy" stays at number two. is in third with "Baby".

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