The Rolling Stones’ ‘Hackney Diamonds’ on track for #1 in the UK


The Rolling Stones may have a new #1 on their hands. According to the U.K. Official Charts, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers’ new album, Hackney Diamonds, is on track to debut in the top spot.

The Stones’ new album moved over 55,000 units in its first weekend, outpacing the anticipated #2 album, blink-182’s One More Time … .

If The Stones do hold on and debut at #1, it will be their 14th #1 record in the U.K. Only The Beatles have more, with 15.

Hackney Diamonds, which came out Friday, October 20, is The Rolling Stones’ first album of new music in 18 years. It features guest appearances by their late drummer Charlie Watts, former bassist Bill WymanPaul McCartneyLady Gaga and Stevie Wonder.

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