Green Day & Peas Top U.k. Charts
Picture: Green Day press image.
GREEN DAY have stormed to the top of the U.K. album charts, while the BLACK EYED PEAS have scored a TransAtlantic double on the nation's singles chart.
The pop-punk trio's 21st Century Breakdown knocked Bob Dylan's Together Through Life off the top of of the charts and led a sales surge.
Green Day's new release had just two days to make its mark - the album was released around the world on Friday (15May09). 21st Century Breakdown is expected to claim the top spot in America on Wednesday (20May09).
Lily Allen's It's Not Me, It's You claims the number two spot in the U.K. and Lady GaGa's The Fame comes in third, ahead of the Prodigy's Invaders Must Die and Funhouse by Pink.
Dylan's latest album drops to eight.
Meanwhile, the Black Eyed Peas' punchy Boom Boom Pow, which has been number one in America for five weeks, debuted at the top of the singles chart, ahead of Tinchy Stryder's Number 1, which topped the charts last week, and In For The Kill by La Roux.
Eminem's We Made You and Not Fair by Lily Allen round out the new top five.