Green Day hit Number 1 with Revolution Radio: "To have a chart-topping album at this stage of our career is especially gratifying"

Plus new entries for Barry Gibb, Alter Bridge, Kaiser Chiefs, OneRepublic and Seasick Steve.

Green Day have scored the third Official Albums Chart Number 1 of their career with Revolution Radio. 

The group's twelfth studio album follows in the chart-topping footsteps of 2004's American Idiot and 2009's 21st Century Breakdown. Revolution Radio outsold the Number 2 album of the week by a ratio of 2:1.

Green Day told OfficialCharts.com: "The UK has always been a huge part of our story and to have a chart-topping album at this stage of our career is especially gratifying". View Green Day's full UK singles and albums chart history.

MORE: Green Day's official biggest selling singles and albums in the UK revealed

Barry Gibb is this week's runner-up with his second studio collection In The Now (2), followed by American rockers Alter Bridge, who score their highest charting album; The Last Hero is at 3. Rounding out the Top 5 are Kaiser Chiefs' Stay Together (4) and last week's Number 1 Following My Intuition by Craig David (5).

MORE: See this week's Top 100 Official Albums Chart in full

Chart highlights

OneRepublic's Oh My My is new at 6, Seasick Steve lands at 8 with Keepin' The Horse Between Me and the Ground, Norah Jones' fifth Top 10 album is in the bag with Day Breaks (9) and Feeder score a fourth – All Bright Electric debuts at Number 10.

White Lies infiltrate the Top 20 for the fourth time with Friends (11); Sum 41's first album in 5 years, 13 Voices, bows at 16; Placebo retrospective A Place For Us to Dream ends the week at Number 21; and Let Them Eat Chaos from Kate Tempest is new at 28.

Elsewhere, Meshuggah's The Violent Sleep of Reason makes an appearance at 32, Michael Kiwanuka's Love & Hate climbs from 69 to Number 35 to make a top flight return and Bee Gees' The Ultimate rockets 75 spots and is this week's Number 39.

See this week's Top 100 Official Albums Chart in full from 5:45pm

Look back through every Number 1 album of 2016 so far below:

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