List of UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart number ones of the 2010s
|UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart number ones|
|UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart
Official Charts Company
The UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart is a weekly record chart based on rock and heavy metal album sales, downloads and streams from Friday to Thursday in the United Kingdom. Compiled by the Official Charts Company, the chart began tracking for the week ending 15 October 1994. To date during the 2010s, a total of 207 albums have reached number one. The first number-one album on the UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart in the 2010s was The Resistance by Muse, a re-entry from 2009. The latest (current) number-one album is Deep Purple's Infinite.
The most successful artist to date in the 2010s on the UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart is Foo Fighters, who have topped the chart for 32 weeks with three different albums. The band's seventh studio album Wasting Light is currently the most successful on the chart in the 2010s, spending a total of 16 weeks at number one. Alone in the Universe by Jeff Lynne's ELO so far has the longest single run at number one of the decade of nine weeks. Roadrunner Records is the most successful label of the decade to date, with 34 different albums totalling 47 weeks at number one.
|No.||nth album to reach the number one position|
|re||Return of an album to the number one position|
|Silver||Silver certification (60,000 units sold)|
|Gold||Gold certification (100,000 units sold)|
|Platinum||Platinum certification (300,000 units sold)|
|Best-selling number-one album of the year|
|Best-selling number-one album of the decade|
|← 2000s • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017|
Number ones by artist
To date, nine different artists have spent seven weeks or more at number one on the chart during the 2010s.
|Albums and reigns|
|Jeff Lynne's ELO||1||9||
|You Me at Six||3||8|
Number ones by album
To date, eight different albums have spent seven weeks or more at number one on the chart during the 2010s.
|Wasting Light||Foo Fighters||16|
|Greatest Hits||Foo Fighters||15|
|Alone in the Universe||Jeff Lynne's ELO||9|
|A Thousand Suns||Linkin Park||8|
|The Endless River||Pink Floyd||7|
Number ones by label
To date, ten different record labels have spent ten weeks or more at number one in the 2010s.
|Record label||Number one
|Warner Bros. Records||9||46|
|14th Floor Records||4||13|
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