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Kings of Leon top U.K. album charts

Kings of Leon top U.K. album charts

CHART TOPPERS: Caleb Followill from Kings of Leon performs at the Global Citizen Festival supported by unite4:good and the PVBLIC Foundation in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 in New York. Photo: Associated Press/Charles Sykes/Invision for unite4:good/AP Images

Kings of Leon have ridden to the top of the U.K. albums chart with new album “Mechanical Bull.”

The rockers’ sixth studio release beat rapper Drake to number one – “Nothing Was The Same” debuted at two, while British pop star Jessie J was another new entry at three with “Alive.”

Arctic Monkeys’ “AM” slipped to fourth place and Jason Derulo rounded out the top five with “Tattoos.”

The R&B singer fared better in the U.K. singles chart – “Talk Dirty” remained in first place for a second week, holding off competition from Katy Perry’s “Roar.”

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