Adele + James Bond = a sure-fire number one? You'd think.
But alas, the hugely successful singer been beaten to the top of the UK singles chart by Swedish House Mafia - a Swedish dance group of whom most people can't name its members.
Their tune 'Don't Worry Child', which features John Martin and is admittedly pretty great, was locked in a battle for the top with the British singer's 'Skyfall' all week.
Last week's number one, Rihanna's 'Diamonds', slipped to number four, while Psy's global phenomenon 'Gangnam Style' held on to a top three place.
Meanwhile, folk four-piece Mumford & Sons regained the top spot in the album chart with 'Babel', knocking Muse's 'The 2nd Law' out of the number one position.
Ellie Goulding's 'Halcyon' was a new entry at number two and Jeff Lynne, the Electric Light Orchestra frontman, had a top 10 album with his solo record 'Long Wave', in at seven, while his band's greatest hits compilation entered the chart at eight.
Further down the chart, critics' darlings Tame Impala scored a top 20 album with their psychedelic rock effort 'Lonerism', new in at 14.
GIGS TO LOOK OUT FOR
If you fancy seeing Tulisa and Jessie J battle it out for the Best Female Artist title or simply love urban music, then tickets are now on sale for the 17th Annual MOBO Awards.
This year's event will take place at the Echo Arena Liverpool on Saturday 3 November. Public and VIP tickets can be purchased on 0844 8000 400 and online at www.mobo.com.
Or if you're in the market for music less likely to be heard in the charts, Oui Love returns in November 2012 with three of the best up-and-coming artists from the live French electronic music scene.
Glittery electro-disco duo Jupiter, "the new wave of the new wave" trio Juveniles, and hypnotic Franco-American producer/songwriter Yan Wagner will go on a mini-tour to Brighton, London, and Manchester.
LISTEN: Jupiter - Juicy Lucy (Needs A Boogieman)
Here are the Oui Love tour details:
20/11/12 - Brighton Blind, Tiger Club (in association with Melting Vinyl)
21/11/12 - London, Shacklewell Arms (in association with Bird On The Wire)
22/11/12 - Manchester, Soup Kitchen (in association with Hey Manchester!)
Tickets for Manchester and London are £6 adv + booking fee, Brighton £5 adv + booking fee.
OPEN YOUR EARS
Dublin quartet Kodaline release their debut self-titled EP, full of emotive pop songs, on Monday. For a taste of their sound watch the a live acoustic video of their tear-jerker lead track 'All I Want' below.
The band have known each other since the age of eight and are now gearing up for their first UK dates in November - here's where you can catch them:
26/11/12 Manchester - Night N Day
27/11/12 London - Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
28/11/12 London - Sebright Arms
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