List of UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart number ones of the 2010s

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UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart number ones
UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart
Official Charts Company
Foo Fighters have spent 32 weeks at number one on the UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart to date in the 2010s, more than any other artist.

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.[1] 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.[2] The latest (current) number-one album is Deep Purple's Infinite.[3]

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.

Number ones[edit]

Key
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)
dagger Best-selling number-one album of the year
double-dagger Best-selling number-one album of the decade
Contents
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No. Artist[a] Album[a] Record label[a] Reached number
one (week ending)[a]
Weeks at
number one[a]
UK Albums
Chart
peak
Certification[b]
Number ones in 2010
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 5 December 2009 4 4 3× Platinum
re Muse The Resistance Helium 3/Warner Bros. 2 January 2010 7 1 2× Platinum
246 HIM Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice Sire 20 February 2010 1 50
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 27 February 2010 1 4 3× Platinum
re Muse The Resistance Warner Bros. 6 March 2010 2 1 2× Platinum
247 Airbourne No Guts No Glory Roadrunner 20 March 2010 1 31
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 27 March 2010 1 4 3× Platinum
re Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures RCA 3 April 2010 1 13 Gold
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 10 April 2010 1 4 3× Platinum
248 Slash Slash Roadrunner 17 April 2010 1 17 Gold
249 Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow Roadrunner 24 April 2010 1 35
250 AC/DC Iron Man 2 Original Soundtrack dagger Columbia 1 May 2010 1 1 Platinum
251 Bullet for My Valentine Fever Sony 8 May 2010 1 5 Gold
re AC/DC Iron Man 2 Original Soundtrack dagger Columbia 15 May 2010 1 1 Platinum
re Slash Slash Roadrunner 22 May 2010 1 17 Gold
re AC/DC Iron Man 2 Original Soundtrack dagger Columbia 29 May 2010 2 1 Platinum
re Slash Slash Roadrunner 12 June 2010 2 17 Gold
re AC/DC Iron Man 2 Original Soundtrack dagger Columbia 26 June 2010 1 1 Platinum
252 Ozzy Osbourne Scream Epic 3 July 2010 1 12
re Muse The Resistance Warner Bros. 10 July 2010 1 1 2× Platinum
253 Feeder Renegades Big Teeth 17 July 2010 1 16
254 Korn Korn III: Remember Who You Are Roadrunner 24 July 2010 1 23
re Muse The Resistance Warner Bros. 31 July 2010 1 1 2× Platinum
255 Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare Warner Bros. 7 August 2010 3 5 Gold
256 Iron Maiden The Final Frontier EMI 28 August 2010 2 1 Gold
257 The Pretty Reckless Light Me Up Interscope 11 September 2010 1 6 Silver
258 Stone Sour Audio Secrecy Roadrunner 18 September 2010 1 6 Silver
259 Linkin Park A Thousand Suns Warner Bros. 25 September 2010 1 2 Gold
260 Black Country Communion Black Country Communion Mascot 2 October 2010 1 13
re Linkin Park A Thousand Suns Warner Bros. 9 October 2010 1 2 Gold
261 Bring Me the Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. Visible Noise 16 October 2010 1 13 Silver
262 Alter Bridge AB III Roadrunner 23 October 2010 1 9 Silver
re Led Zeppelin Mothership Atlantic 30 October 2010 3 4 3× Platinum
re Linkin Park A Thousand Suns Warner Bros. 20 November 2010 1 2 Gold
263 A Day to Remember What Separates Me from You Victory 27 November 2010 1 66 Silver
re Led Zeppelin Mothership Atlantic 4 December 2010 3 4 3× Platinum
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 25 December 2010 1 4 3× Platinum
Number ones in 2011
re Led Zeppelin Mothership Atlantic 1 January 2011 1 4 3× Platinum
re Linkin Park A Thousand Suns Warner Bros. 8 January 2011 3 2 Gold
264 Motörhead The Wörld Is Yours UDR 29 January 2011 1 45
265 Architects The Here and Now Century Media 5 February 2011 1 57
re Linkin Park A Thousand Suns Warner Bros. 12 February 2011 2 2 Gold
re Led Zeppelin Mothership Atlantic 26 February 2011 1 4 3× Platinum
266 DevilDriver Beast Roadrunner 5 March 2011 1 51
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 12 March 2011 1 4 3× Platinum
267 Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age Rekords 19 March 2011 1 48 Silver
268 Rise Against Endgame Interscope 26 March 2011 1 27
269 Green Day Awesome as Fuck Reprise 2 April 2011 1 14 Silver
270 Within Temptation The Unforgiving Roadrunner 9 April 2011 1 23
271 The Blackout Hope Cooking Vinyl 16 April 2011 1 27
272 Foo Fighters Wasting Light double-dagger RCA 23 April 2011 7 1 Platinum
273 Black Stone Cherry Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea Roadrunner 11 June 2011 1 13 Silver
re Foo Fighters Wasting Light double-dagger RCA 18 June 2011 1 1 Platinum
274 Black Country Communion Black Country Communion 2 Mascot 25 June 2011 1 23
re Foo Fighters Wasting Light double-dagger RCA 2 July 2011 1 1 Platinum
275 Biffy Clyro Revolutions: Live at Wembley 14th Floor 9 July 2011 1 9 Silver
re Foo Fighters Wasting Light double-dagger RCA 16 July 2011 4 1 Platinum
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 13 August 2011 1 4 3× Platinum
276 Trivium In Waves Roadrunner 20 August 2011 1 16
277 Kids in Glass Houses In Gold Blood Roadrunner 27 August 2011 1 27
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 3 September 2011 3 4 3× Platinum
278 Dream Theater A Dramatic Turn of Events Roadrunner 24 September 2011 1 17
279 Opeth Heritage Roadrunner 1 October 2011 1 22
280 Blink-182 Neighborhoods Island 8 October 2011 1 6 Silver
281 You Me at Six Sinners Never Sleep Virgin 15 October 2011 1 3 Gold
282 Evanescence Evanescence Virgin/Wind-up 22 October 2011 3 4 Gold
283 Megadeth Thirteen Roadrunner 12 November 2011 1 34
284 Deaf Havana Fools and Worthless Liars Easy Life 19 November 2011 1 49
re Evanescence Evanescence Virgin/Wind-up 26 November 2011 1 4 Gold
285 Nickelback Here and Now Roadrunner 3 December 2011 5 10 Gold
Number ones in 2012
re Foo Fighters Wasting Light double-dagger RCA 7 January 2012 1 1 Platinum
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 14 January 2012 1 4 3× Platinum
re Foo Fighters Wasting Light double-dagger RCA 21 January 2012 1 1 Platinum
286 Enter Shikari A Flash Flood of Colour Ambush Reality 28 January 2012 1 4 Silver
287 Lamb of God Resolution Roadrunner 4 February 2012 1 19
288 Metallica Beyond Magnetic Vertigo 11 February 2012 1 105
289 Van Halen A Different Kind of Truth Interscope 18 February 2012 2 6
re Foo Fighters Wasting Light double-dagger RCA 3 March 2012 1 1 Platinum
290 UFO Seven Deadly Steamhammer 10 March 2012 1 63
291 Every Time I Die Ex Lives Epitaph 17 March 2012 1 102
292 Soulfly Enslaved Roadrunner 24 March 2012 1 104
re You Me at Six Sinners Never Sleep Virgin 31 March 2012 1 3 Gold
293 Shinedown Amaryllis Roadrunner 7 April 2012 1 18
294 Lostprophets Weapons Epic 14 April 2012 2 9
295 DragonForce The Power Within Electric Generation 28 April 2012 1 40
296 Twin Atlantic Free Red Bull 5 May 2012 1 37 Silver
297 Marilyn Manson Born Villain Cooking Vinyl 12 May 2012 2 14
298 Tenacious D Rize of the Fenix Columbia 26 May 2012 1 2
299 The Cult Choice of Weapon Cooking Vinyl 2 June 2012 1 20
300 Architects Daybreaker Century Media 9 June 2012 1 42
re Tenacious D Rize of the Fenix Columbia 16 June 2012 1 2
301 Black Sabbath Iron Man: The Best Of Universal 23 June 2012 1 27
302 Slash feat. Myles Kennedy Apocalyptic Love Roadrunner 30 June 2012 1 12 Silver
303 Linkin Park Living Things Warner Bros. 7 July 2012 4 1 Gold
304 The Gaslight Anthem Handwritten Mercury 4 August 2012 3 2 Silver
305 Don Broco Priorities Search and Destroy 25 August 2012 1 25
306 The Darkness Hot Cakes PIAS 1 September 2012 1 4
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 8 September 2012 2 4 3× Platinum
307 Billy Talent Dead Silence Atlantic 22 September 2012 1 23
308 Rival Sons Head Down Earache 29 September 2012 1 31
309 Green Day ¡Uno! Reprise 6 October 2012 1 2 Gold
310 Muse The 2nd Law dagger Helium 3/Warner Bros. 13 October 2012 3 1 Platinum
311 Stone Sour House of Gold & Bones – Part 1 Roadrunner 3 November 2012 1 13
re Muse The 2nd Law dagger Helium 3/Warner Bros. 10 November 2012 1 1 Platinum
312 Aerosmith Music from Another Dimension Columbia 17 November 2012 1 14
313 Green Day ¡Dos! Reprise 24 November 2012 1 10 Silver
314 Led Zeppelin Celebration Day Atlantic/Rhino/Swan Song 1 December 2012 5 4 Gold
Number ones in 2013
re Muse The 2nd Law Helium 3/Warner Bros. 5 January 2013 2 1 Platinum
315 Black Veil Brides Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones Island 19 January 2013 1 20
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 26 January 2013 1 4 3× Platinum
316 Mallory Knox Signals A Wolf at Your Door 2 February 2013 1 33
317 Biffy Clyro Opposites dagger 14th Floor 9 February 2013 2 1 Gold
318 Bullet for My Valentine Temper Temper RCA 23 February 2013 1 11
re Biffy Clyro Opposites dagger 14th Floor 2 March 2013 1 1 Gold
319 Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories) Kscope 9 March 2013 1 28
re Biffy Clyro Opposites dagger 14th Floor 16 March 2013 1 1 Gold
320 Various artists Sound City: Real to Reel Columbia 23 March 2013 1 19
re Biffy Clyro Opposites dagger 14th Floor 30 March 2013 2 1 Gold
321 Bring Me the Horizon Sempiternal RCA 13 April 2013 1 3 Gold
322 Paramore Paramore Atlantic/Fueled by Ramen 20 April 2013 3 1 Gold
323 Deep Purple Now What?! earMusic 11 May 2013 1 19
re Paramore Paramore Atlantic/Fueled by Ramen 18 May 2013 2 1 Gold
324 Thirty Seconds to Mars Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams Polydor 1 June 2013 1 5
325 Alice in Chains The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here Virgin 8 June 2013 1 22
326 Queens of the Stone Age …Like Clockwork Matador 15 June 2013 1 2 Gold
327 Black Sabbath 13 Vertigo 22 June 2013 3 1 Gold
re Queens of the Stone Age …Like Clockwork Matador 13 July 2013 3 2 Gold
328 Hey! Hello! Hey! Hello! Round 3 August 2013 1 37
329 Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1 Eleven Seven 10 August 2013 1 21
330 Asking Alexandria From Death to Destiny Sumerian 17 August 2013 1 28
re Paramore Paramore Atlantic/Fueled by Ramen 24 August 2013 1 1 Gold
331 Various artists Teenage Dirtbags Universal Music TV 31 August 2013 1 N/A[c] Gold
332 Avenged Sevenfold Hail to the King Warner Bros. 7 September 2013 1 1 Silver
re Various artists Teenage Dirtbags Universal Music TV 14 September 2013 2 N/A[c] Gold
333 Deaf Havana Old Souls BMG 28 September 2013 1 9
334 Dream Theater Dream Theater Roadrunner 5 October 2013 1 15
335 Alter Bridge Fortress Roadrunner 12 October 2013 1 6
336 Korn The Paradigm Shift Spinefarm 19 October 2013 1 16
337 Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt EMI 26 October 2013 3 2
338 Nickelback The Best of Volume 1 Roadrunner 16 November 2013 2 15 Gold
339 Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 2 Eleven Seven 30 November 2013 1 44
340 A Day to Remember Common Courtesy ADTR 7 December 2013 1 57
341 Muse Live at Rome Olympic Stadium Helium 3/Warner Bros. 14 December 2013 3 36
Number ones in 2014
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 4 January 2014 1 4 3× Platinum
re Queens of the Stone Age …Like Clockwork Matador 11 January 2014 2 2 Gold
342 Canterbury Dark Days Hassle 25 January 2014 1 84
re Nirvana Nevermind Geffen 1 February 2014 1 5 5× Platinum
343 You Me at Six Cavalier Youth BMG 8 February 2014 1 1 Silver
344 Within Temptation Hydra Dramatico 15 February 2014 1 6
re You Me at Six Cavalier Youth BMG 22 February 2014 1 1 Silver
345 We Are the In Crowd Weird Kids Hopeless 1 March 2014 1 24
re You Me at Six Cavalier Youth BMG 8 March 2014 1 1 Silver
346 Drive-By Truckers English Oceans ATO 15 March 2014 1 34
347 Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together Epitaph 22 March 2014 1 16
348 The Pretty Reckless Going to Hell Cooking Vinyl 29 March 2014 1 8
349 My Chemical Romance May Death Never Stop You Reprise 5 April 2014 1 15 Silver
350 Steel Panther All You Can Eat Open E 12 April 2014 1 12
351 Black Label Society Catacombs of the Black Vatican Mascot 19 April 2014 1 30
re You Me at Six Cavalier Youth BMG 26 April 2014 1 1 Silver
352 Edguy Space Police: Defenders of the Crown Nuclear Blast 3 May 2014 1 82
353 Brody Dalle Diploid Love Queen of Hearts 10 May 2014 1 33
354 Black Stone Cherry Magic Mountain Roadrunner 17 May 2014 2 5
355 California Breed California Breed Frontiers 31 May 2014 1 26
356 Bury Tomorrow Runes Nuclear Blast 7 June 2014 1 34
357 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Rhino 14 June 2014 1 6 Silver
358 Rival Sons Great Western Valkyrie Earache 21 June 2014 1 14
359 Linkin Park The Hunting Party Warner Bros. 28 June 2014 1 2 Silver
360 Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun Reprise 5 July 2014 1 10
361 Metallica Metallica Vertigo 12 July 2014 1 1 2× Platinum
re Linkin Park The Hunting Party Warner Bros. 19 July 2014 1 2 Silver
362 Judas Priest Redeemer of Souls Columbia 26 July 2014 1 12
363 Biffy Clyro Similarities 14th Floor 2 August 2014 1 28
364 Theory of a Deadman Savages Roadrunner 9 August 2014 1 41
365 Alestorm Sunset on the Golden Age Napalm 16 August 2014 1 68
366 The Gaslight Anthem Get Hurt Island 23 August 2014 1 4
367 Twin Atlantic Great Divide Red Bull 30 August 2014 1 6
368 Opeth Pale Communion Roadrunner 6 September 2014 1 14
369 Lonely the Brave The Day's War Hassle 13 September 2014 1 14
370 Stiff Little Fingers No Going Back Rigid Digits 20 September 2014 1 28
371 Slash feat. Myles Kennedy World on Fire Roadrunner 27 September 2014 2 7
372 Gerard Way Hesitant Alien Reprise 11 October 2014 1 14
373 Genesis R-Kive Universal/Virgin 18 October 2014 1 7
re Slash feat. Myles Kennedy World on Fire Roadrunner 25 October 2014 1 7
374 Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter Roadrunner 1 November 2014 1 2 Gold
375 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV Rhino 8 November 2014 1 1 6× Platinum
re Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter Roadrunner 15 November 2014 1 2 Gold
376 Pink Floyd The Endless River dagger Rhino 22 November 2014 3 1 Platinum
377 AC/DC Rock or Bust Columbia 13 December 2014 1 3 Gold
re Pink Floyd The Endless River dagger Rhino 20 December 2014 2 1 Platinum
Number ones in 2015
re AC/DC Rock or Bust Columbia 3 January 2015 1 3 Gold
378 Foo Fighters Sonic Highways RCA 10 January 2015 1 2 Platinum
re Pink Floyd The Endless River Rhino 17 January 2015 2 1 Platinum
379 Fall Out Boy American Beauty/American Psycho Def Jam 31 January 2015 3 2 Gold
380 Blackberry Smoke Holding All the Roses Earache 21 February 2015 1 17
381 Thunder Wonder Days earMusic 28 February 2015 1 9
382 Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti Rhino 7 March 2015 1 1 2× Platinum
383 Steven Wilson Hand Cannot Erase Kscope 14 March 2015 1 13
384 The Answer Raise a Little Hell Napalm 21 March 2015 1 44
385 Sleeping with Sirens Madness Epitaph 28 March 2015 1 26
386 While She Sleeps Brainwashed Search and Destroy 4 April 2015 1 29
387 Nightwish Endless Forms Most Beautiful Nuclear Blast 11 April 2015 1 12
388 All Time Low Future Hearts Hopeless 18 April 2015 1 1 Silver
389 Halestorm Into the Wild Life Atlantic 25 April 2015 1 10
re All Time Low Future Hearts Hopeless 2 May 2015 1 1 Silver
re Fall Out Boy American Beauty/American Psycho Def Jam 9 May 2015 2 2 Gold
re Guns N' Roses Greatest Hits Geffen 23 May 2015 1 1 6× Platinum
390 Faith No More Sol Invictus Reclamation 30 May 2015 1 6
re Foo Fighters Greatest Hits RCA 6 June 2015 1 4 3× Platinum
391 The Darkness Last of Our Kind Canary Dwarf 13 June 2015 1 12
392 Muse Drones Helium 3/Warner Bros. 20 June 2015 7 1 Gold
393 Lamb of God Sturm und Drang Nuclear Blast 8 August 2015 1 7
394 Led Zeppelin Presence Rhino 15 August 2015 1 1 Platinum
395 Don Broco Automatic Search and Destroy 20 August 2015 1 6
396 Bullet for My Valentine Venom RCA 27 August 2015 1 3
397 Disturbed Immortalized Reprise 3 September 2015 1 8 Gold
398 Motörhead Bad Magic UDR 10 September 2015 1 10
399 Iron Maiden The Book of Souls Parlophone 17 September 2015 1 1 Gold
400 Bring Me the Horizon That's the Spirit RCA 24 September 2015 1 2 Gold
401 David Gilmour Rattle That Lock Columbia 1 October 2015 4 1 Gold
402 Fightstar Behind the Devil's Back Fightstar 29 October 2015 1 19
403 Killing Joke Pylon Spinefarm 5 November 2015 1 16
404 Def Leppard Def Leppard earMusic 12 November 2015 1 11
re David Gilmour Rattle That Lock Columbia 19 November 2015 1 1 Gold
405 Jeff Lynne's ELO Alone in the Universe dagger RCA 26 November 2015 9 4 Platinum
Number ones in 2016
406 The Temperance Movement White Bear Earache 28 January 2016 1 18
407 Megadeth Dystopia Universal 4 February 2016 1 11
408 Dream Theater The Astonishing Roadrunner 11 February 2016 1 11
409 The Cult Hidden City Cooking Vinyl 18 February 2016 1 19
re Nirvana Nevermind Geffen 25 February 2016 1 5 5× Platinum
410 Wolfmother Victorious Universal 3 March 2016 1 25
411 Anthrax For All Kings Nuclear Blast 10 March 2016 1 21
412 Tonight Alive Limitless Easy Life 17 March 2016 1 37
413 Killswitch Engage Incarnate Roadrunner 24 March 2016 2 10
414 Asking Alexandria The Black Sumerian 7 April 2016 1 15
415 Black Stone Cherry Kentucky Mascot 14 April 2016 1 5
416 Deftones Gore Reprise 21 April 2016 1 5
re Disturbed Immortalized Reprise 28 April 2016 4 8 Gold
417 Pierce the Veil Misadventures Fearless 26 May 2016 1 17
re Disturbed Immortalized Reprise 2 June 2016 1 8 Gold
418 Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us Epitaph 9 June 2016 1 15
419 Volbeat Seal the Deal & Let's Boogie Spinefarm 16 June 2016 1 16
420 Rival Sons Hollow Bones Earache 23 June 2016 1 13
421 Gojira Magma Roadrunner 30 June 2016 1 24
re Muse Drones Helium 3/Warner Bros. 7 July 2016 1 1 Gold
422 Blink-182 California BMG 14 July 2016 1 1 Silver
423 Biffy Clyro Ellipsis 14th Floor 21 July 2016 3 1 Gold
424 Billy Talent Afraid of Heights Atlantic 11 August 2016 1 23
425 Moose Blood Blush Hopeless 18 August 2016 1 10
426 The Amity Affliction This Could Be Heartbreak Roadrunner 25 August 2016 1 51
427 Sabaton The Last Stand Nuclear Blast 1 September 2016 1 17
re Biffy Clyro Ellipsis 14th Floor 8 September 2016 1 1 Gold
428 A Day to Remember Bad Vibrations ADTR 15 September 2016 1 6
429 Twin Atlantic GLA Red Bull 22 September 2016 1 9
430 Led Zeppelin The Complete BBC Sessions Rhino 29 September 2016 1 3
431 Marillion F E A R earMusic 6 October 2016 1 4
432 Opeth Sorceress Nuclear Blast 13 October 2016 1 11
433 Green Day Revolution Radio Reprise 20 October 2016 1 1 Silver
434 Blackberry Smoke Like an Arrow Earache 27 October 2016 1 8
435 Korn The Serenity of Suffering Roadrunner 3 November 2016 1 9
436 Avenged Sevenfold The Stage Capitol 10 November 2016 2 13
437 Pink Floyd The Early Years 1965–1972 Rhino 24 November 2016 1 19
438 Metallica Hardwired... to Self-Destruct dagger Blackened/Vertigo 1 December 2016 6 2 Gold
Number ones in 2017
re Biffy Clyro Ellipsis 14th Floor 12 January 2017 1 1 Gold
439 You Me at Six Night People Infectious 19 January 2017 2 3
440 Mike Oldfield Return to Ommadawn Mercury 2 February 2017 2 4
441 Black Star Riders Heavy Fire Nuclear Blast 16 February 2017 1 6
442 Thunder Rip It Up earMusic 23 February 2017 3 3
443 X Japan We Are X Original Soundtrack Legacy 16 March 2017 1 27
444 Mallory Knox Wired Search and Destroy 23 March 2017 1 18
re Nirvana Nevermind Geffen 30 March 2017 1 5 5× Platinum
445 Creeper Eternity, in Your Arms Roadrunner 6 April 2017 1 18
446 Mastodon Emperor of Sand Reprise 13 April 2017 1 11
447 Deep Purple Infinite earMusic 20 April 2017 2 6

Number ones by artist[edit]

To date, Muse have spent 24 weeks at the top of the UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart in the 2010s.
A number of remasters gave Led Zeppelin seven number ones in the 2010s.
All three studio albums released by Linkin Park in the 2010s have topped the chart.
In the 2010s, Biffy Clyro have spent 18 weeks at number one.
Alone in the Universe by Jeff Lynne's ELO spent nine consecutive weeks at number one, a current record for the 2010s.
You Me at Six have spent eight weeks at number one with three releases in the 2010s.
Metallica have also spent eight weeks at number one in the 2010s with three albums.

To date, nine different artists have spent seven weeks or more at number one on the chart during the 2010s.

Artist Number-one
albums
Weeks at
number one
Albums and reigns
Foo Fighters 3 32
Muse 4 24
Led Zeppelin 7 18
Linkin Park 3 14
Biffy Clyro 4 13
Jeff Lynne's ELO 1 9
You Me at Six 3 8
Metallica 3 8
Pink Floyd 2 8

Number ones by album[edit]

To date, eight different albums have spent seven weeks or more at number one on the chart during the 2010s.

Title Artist Weeks at
number one
Wasting Light Foo Fighters 16
Greatest Hits Foo Fighters 15
The Resistance Muse 11
Alone in the Universe Jeff Lynne's ELO 9
A Thousand Suns Linkin Park 8
Mothership Led Zeppelin 8
Drones Muse 8
The Endless River Pink Floyd 7

Number ones by label[edit]

To date, ten different record labels have spent ten weeks or more at number one in the 2010s.

Record label Number one
albums
Weeks at
number one
Roadrunner Records 34 47
RCA Records 9 45
Warner Bros. Records 9 46
Helium 3 4 24
Atlantic Records 6 22
Rhino Entertainment 8 18
Columbia Records 7 17
Reprise Records 9 14
14th Floor Records 4 13
Vertigo Records 4 11

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e The artist, album, record label, date of reaching number one and number of weeks at number one are those given by the Official Charts Company.
  2. ^ The certifications are those given by the British Phonographic Industry.[4]
  3. ^ a b Teenage Dirtbags peaked at number 2 on the UK Compilations Chart.[5]

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