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Bands With Number 1 Albums in US and UK: No Doubt / Green Day / Red Hot Chilli Peppers

No Doubt
United States- No Doubt had scored 1 album to reach number 1 which is “Tragic Kingdom”. It is also their biggest selling album as it reached 10x platinum. Their other albums, which total of 4, went to top 10.
United Kingdom- No Doubt failed to reach the number 1 with their albums. But they had top 10 albums and gone platinum with “Tragic Kingdom” which was a number 3 album and went platinum and Gold by BPI with some of their albums.

Green Day
United States- Green Day had two albums to reach number 1 Billboard albums chart. Those albums were “American Idiot” and “21st Century Breakdown”. However, the band’s biggest seller has been “Dookie” which went 10x platinum in the US despite a number 2 peak, followed by “American Idiot”. The band had a total of 9 albums to reach top 10, which is a record for a band.
United Kingdom- Just like in United States, Green Day scored two number albums in UK with “American Idiot” and “21st Century Breakdown”. The former was their biggest album there and went 7x platinum by BPI. They had a total of 7 top 10 albums going platinum mostly.

Red Hot Chilli Peppers
United States- Despite scoring multiplatinum and platinum with their albums, Red Hot Chilli Peppers only had 1 number 1 album in the US. That album was “Stadium Arcadium”. However, the band’s biggest seller was “Blood Sugar Sex Magic” which went 7x platinum by RIAA. “Californication” is a known album which had gone 5x platinum despite its number 5 peak, according to RIAA.
United Kingdom- Red Hot Chilli Peppers had 3 number 1 albums in United Kingdom. Those records were “By the Way” (which was their biggest seller there for 6x platinums), “Stadium Arcadium”, and “Im With You”. They had 7 albums to reach the top 10. Most of those albums went platinum and multiplatinum as reported by BPI.

Credits: Billboard / OCC /Wikipedia

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