Kings Of Leon are Number One

All the news from the UK’s album and singles chart

Kings Of Leon have topped the UK album chart tonight (April 8), with their third album ’Because Of The Times’.

The Proclaimers top the singles chart, while Arctic Monkeys‘ comeback single ’Brianstorm’ goes in at Number 11 on downloads alone – the physical single is not released until April 16.

This week’s top ten singles are:

Proclaimers/B Potter/A Pipkin – ‘(I’m Gonna Be) 500 Miles’

2. Avril Lavigne – ‘Girlfriend’

3. Gwen Stefani Ft Akon – ‘Sweet Escape’

4. Fray – ‘To Save A Life’

5. Alex Gaudino Ft Crystal Waters – ‘Destination Calabria’

6. Mark Ronson Ft D Merriweather – ‘Stop Me’

7. Fergie Ft Ludacris – ‘Glamorous’

8. Timbaland Ft Nelly Furtado – ‘Give It To Me’

9. Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Ruby’

10. Beyonce & Shakira – ‘Beautiful Liar’

Other than Kings Of Leon, in the album charts Maximo Park are new at Number Two with ’Our Earthly Pleasures’, while The Proclaimers’ latest Best Of goes in at Five.