Revolution Radio Gives Green Day Their 3rd UK No.1 Album, Outselling Their Nearest Rival 2:1!
Meanwhile, James Arthur is UNSTOPPABLE at the top of the UK Singles Chart...
Green Day must be buzzing right now after scoring their third Official UK Albums Chart No.1 with Revolution Radio!
Not to brag but in a Top 5 full of new entries this week, the band's twelfth (yes, TWELFTH) studio album outsold nearest rival Barry Gibb's In The Now by a ratio of 2:1!
On hearing the news Green Day, who are nominated for two EMAs this year (vote for them if you like over at MTVEMA.com), told OfficialCharts.com: "The UK has always been a huge part of our story and to have a chart-topping album at this stage of our career is especially gratifying."
Elsewhere Craig David, last week's No.1 with Following My Intuition, falls to No.5 while Alter Bridge's The Last Hero enters at No.3 and Kaiser Chiefs' brand new LP Stay Together enters at No.4.
Official UK Albums Chart Top 5:
1. Green Day - Revolution Radio
2. Barry Gibb - In The Now
3. Alter Bridge - The Last Hero
4. Kaiser Chiefs - Stay Together
5. Craig David - Following My Intuition
Meanwhile in the Official UK Singles Chart, James Arthur makes it a third week at No.1 with 'Say You Won't Let Go', The Chainsmokers reclaim a spot to No.2 with 'Closer' Ft. Halsey and The Weeknd's 'Starboy' Ft. Daft Punk drops to No.3.
Confirmed EMA performer Bruno Mars gains this week's highest new entry at No.9 with '24K Magic', Hailee Steinfeld & Grey leap to No.11 with 'Starving' Ft. Zedd and Zara Larsson eyes her next Top 10 single, this week climbing to No.13 with 'Ain't My Fault'.
Official UK Singles Chart Top 5:
1. James Arthur - Say You Won't Let Go
2. The Chainsmokers Ft. Halsey - Closer
3. The Weeknd Ft. Daft Punk - Starboy
4. Ariana Grande Ft. Nicki Minaj - Side To Side
5. Sia Ft. Kendrick Lamar - The Greatest
Chart information © 2016 Official Charts Company.