Maroon 5 single bounces back to top of the charts

Maroon 5 has regained pole position in the singles charts after being knocked off by Will.i.am for a week.

The American band first snatched the number one position from Cheryl Cole with single Payphone two weeks ago, but was pipped to the post last week by the American rapper’s track This Is Love, featuring Eva Simons.

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The US rockers were locked in a three-way battle with Will.i.am and Chris Brown’s Don’t Wake Me Up but put on a lead of 3,000 copies to deny Chris Brown an Official Charts double.

Will.i.am’s single has slipped to number three, while Cole’s Call My Name dropped from number five to 10.