Top 10 Albums (Europe, UK, US): Pearl Jam score first no.1 US album in 13 years

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American pop icon Madonna enters the European and UK charts at no.1 with her third greatest hits collection, Celebration for the week of September 30. Meanwhile, American rock act Pearl Jam scores the first no. 1 album in 13 years with Backspacer.

In Europe, the charts are sprinkled with several notable album débuts, including German rock band Element of Crime's Immer Da Wo Du Bist Bin Ich Nie and British grime rapper Dizzee Rascal's Tongue n' Cheek on Billboard's European Albums chart; and Lebanese pop singer Mika's The Boy Who Knew Too Much and British rock n' roll singer Cliff Richard's Reunion with English rock group The Shadows on the Official UK Charts.

In the US, even more artists enter the Billboard 200 chart's Top 10, including Canadian rock band Three Days Grace (no.3); American rock band Brand New (no.6); American heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch (no.7); and American singer Harry Connick Jr. The top 10 albums in the US, UK and Europe for the week of September 30 are as follows:

TOP 10 OF BILLBOARD'S EUROPEAN TOP 100 ALBUMS CHART

(sales tracking week: September 23-30)

Last week
Artist Album Label
1 new Madonna
Celebration
Warner Bros.
2 1 Muse
The Resistance
Warner Bros.
3 new Pearl Jam
Backspacer Island
4 21 Mika
The Boy Who Knew Too Much
Casablanca/Universal
5 2 Mark Knopfler
Get Lucky
Mercury
6 4 David Guetta
One Love
Astralwerks/Gumprod
7 3 Whitney Houston
I Look to You
Arista
8 7 The Black Eyed Peas
The E.N.D.
Interscope
9 new Element of Crime
Immer Da Wo Du Bist Bin Ich Nie
Universal
10 new Dizzee Rascal
Tongue n' Cheek
Dirtee Stank/Liberation

TOP 10 OF THE OFFICIAL UK TOP 100 ALBUMS CHART (sales tracking week: September 23-30)
Last week
Artist Album Label
1 new Madonna Celebration
Warner Bros.
2 1 Muse
The Resistance
Warner Bros.
3 new Dizzee Rascal
Tongue n' Cheek
Dirtee Stank/Liberation
4 new Mika
The Boy Who Knew Too Much
Casablanca/Universal
5 3 Peter Andre
Revelation
Cone Heads
6 new Cliff Richard w/The Shadows
Reunited
EMI
7 2 Vera Lynn
We'll Meet Again: The Very Best of Vera Lynn
Dekka UK
8 4 Jay-Z
The Blueprint 3
Roc Nation
9 new Pearl Jam
Backspacer
Island
10 7 Kings of Leon
Only by the Night
Columbia

TOP 10 OF THE BILLBOARD 200 ALBUMS CHART (US)
(sales tracking week: September 23-30)
Last week Artist Album Label
1 new Pearl Jam Backspacer Island
2 1 Jay-Z The Blueprint 3
Roc Nation
3 new Three Days Grace
Life Starts Now
Jive
4 2 Whitney Houston
I Look to You
Arista
5 5 Miley Cyrus
The Time of Our Lives
Disney
6 new Brand New
Daisy DGC/Interscope
7 new Five Finger Death Punch
War Is the Answer
Prospect Park
8 new Harry Connick Jr.
Your Songs
Columbia
9 6 Drake
So Far Gone
Cash Money/Universal Motown
10 3 Muse
The Resistance
Warner Bros.

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