March 8, 2009 19:11
U2 bag their tenth Number One album
'No Line On The Horizon' debuts at the top spot
U2 have bagged the tenth Number One album of their career, as their latest effort, 'No Line On The Horizon', debuted at the top of the UK albums chart today (March 8).
The achievement puts the Irish rockers on equal par with The Rolling Stones and Madonna, who have also had ten albums reach the peak of the run-down. Elvis Presley had 11, while The Beatles had 15.
In the singles stakes Flo Rida knocked Kelly Clarkson off the top spot, hitting Number One with 'Right Round'.
UK albums chart top ten:
1. U2 – 'No Line On The Horizon'
2. Prodigy – 'Invaders Must Die'
3. Kings Of Leon – 'Only By The Night'
4. Lady GaGa – 'The Fame'
5. Lily Allen – 'It's Not Me, It's You'
6. Duffy – 'Rockferry'
7. Take That – 'The Circus'
8. Elbow – 'The Seldom Seen Kid'
9. The Ting Tings – 'We Started Nothing'
10. Fleet Foxes – 'Fleet Foxes'
UK singles chart top ten:
1. Flo Rida Ft Kesha – 'Right Round'
2. The Saturdays – 'Just Can't Get Enough'
3. Lady GaGa – 'Poker Face'
4. Kelly Clarkson – 'My Life Would Suck Without You'
5. Taylor Swift – 'Love Story'
6. Ti Ft Justin Timberlake - 'Dead And Gone'
7. Lily Allen – 'The Fear'
8. Lady GaGa – 'Just Dance'
9. Shontelle – 'T-Shirt'
10. Pussycat Dolls/Missy Elliott – 'Watcha Think About That'