The rock gods reach the summit for the first time in 24 years....

LED ZEPPELIN have gone to the top of the US album chart for the first time in 24 years.

The legendary band’s three CD live set, ‘How The West Was Won’, has debuted at Number One in the US album chart.

The album gives the rock legends, who split up in 1980 after drummer John Bonham’s death, their sixth American chart topper and their first since 1979’s ‘In Through The Out Door’.

The record sold around154,000 copies to debut at the top.

Rapper 50 Cent’s ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ , the year’s biggest selling album in America, is at Two having sold 109,000 copies, and has now sold almost five million to date. Christian rockers Evenescence are at Three with their debut ‘Fallen’ selling 91,000 copies.

The only other new entry on the Top Ten is the ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ soundtrack, which has gone in at Six.