US charts: Brits in stunning week on Billboard countdowns

Paul Williams

Mumford & Sons, Muse and One Direction head a banner week for UK acts in the US with four Brits in the Billboard 200 Top 10 and the second highest ever British debut on the Hot 100.

Having deuted at No 1 last week with the highest first-week sales of the year, Mumford make it two weeks at the top of the albums survey, despite sales dropping by 72% week-on-week to 169,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Their biggest competition came ...

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