Linkin Park Vaults Ahead Of Maroon 5 To Top UK Charts, Will.I.Am Notches First Solo # 1 Single!

Chart news from across the pond y’all! And it’s a close battle for the coveted # 1 spot between two of the most prolific bands of the last decade. Linkin Park’s ‘Living Things‘ races ahead of Maroon 5’s ‘Overexposed‘ to d├ębut at # 1 on the UK Top 40 Albums Chart, thus earning the band their 6th top 10 and 3rd # 1 album in the UK! Maroon 5’s ‘Overexposed‘ comes in at # 2 with a difference of just 3,000 copies.

Over at the UK Top 40 Singles Chart, Will.I.Am’s ‘This Is Love‘ featuring Eva Simons dethrones Maroon 5’s ‘Payphone‘ featuring Wiz Khalifa from the penthouse, thus earning the Black Eyed Peas member his first solo # 1 single!

Check out all the chart action right here!

The top 10 songs in the UK this week are :

1. This Is Love – Will.I.Am feat. Eva Simmons

2. Payphone – Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa

3. Don’t Wake Me Up – Chris Brown

4. Whistle – Flo Rida

5. Call My Name – Cheryl Cole

6. Feel The Love – Rudimental feat. John Newman

7. Princess Of China – Coldplay and Rihanna

8. Black Heart – Stooshe

9. We Are Young – Fun. feat. Janelle Monae

10. Wide Awake – Katy Perry

The top 10 albums in the UK this week are :

1. Living Things – Linkin Park

2. Overexposed – Maroon 5

3. + – Ed Sheeran

4. Believe – Justin Bieber

5. Our Version Of Events – Emeli Sande

6. A Million Lights – Cheryl Cole

7. Watch The Throne – Jay – Z and Kanye West

8. Wild Ones – Flo Rida

9. Talk That Talk – Rihanna

10. Fall To Grace – Paloma Faith