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Arctic Monkeys make history with fifth number 1 album

All five of the band's albums have now hit the top of the charts.

Rock group Arctic Monkeys have scored a fifth number one in the UK top 40 album chart.

All five of the band's albums have now hit the top of the charts.

The latest album is called AM and in the last week they've sold 157,000 copies.

Arctic Monkeys set sales records with their debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, in 2006 when it sold more than 363,735 copies in its first week on the shelves.
The Official Charts Company says this is the first time that a band signed to an independent record label has had that many number one albums.

  • Date published: 16th September 2013
  • Written by: Jamie Simons

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