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15 December 2023, 19:02 | Updated: 15 December 2023, 19:11
Brandon Flowers and co have topped the UK album charts for the eighth time.
The celebratory album - which includes 20 tracks for 20 years - brings together classic Killers songs, such as Jenny Was A friend of Mine, Mr. Brightside and When You Were Young with their more recent works, The Man, My Own Soul's Warning, boy and new song Spirit.
It beat out stiff competition from Michael Buble's festive album, Christmas, which climbed to number two this week and Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday 2, which entered this week's chart at number three.
It follows the band's chart-topping success, including their album Hot Fuss (2004), Sam’s Town (2006), Day & Age (2008), Battle Born (2012), Wonderful Wonderful (2017), Imploding the Mirage (2020) and Pressure Machine (2021).
The Killers' milestone now sees them draw level with Oasis, R.E.M, Led Zeppelin, Stereophonics and Westlife in the rankings of acts to claim eight chart-topping records to their name (The Beatles currently hold the record with 15 UK number ones overall).
Rebel Diamonds has also topped the UK vinyl album charts this week, with Taylor Swift's 1989 (Taylor's Version) at number, while Kylie Minogue's new release (the multi-format remixed edition of her Tension album) has placed at number three.
Rebel Diamonds, which was released on 8th December 2023 follows The Killers only other best of, Direct Hits, which was released in 2013.
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The chart news comes after The Killers added a sixth and final London date to their greatest hits tour next year "due to overwhelming demand" with tickets on sale now.
The Las Vegas rockers first announced their string of celebratory dates last month telling their fans on this side of the pond why they wanted to kick off the festivities there first, saying: "It's only right that we give first dibs to the land that gave us our first big shot at doing what we do!"
The epic dates will see The Killers play the UK and Ireland in June and July on shows which will see them play three nights at the Dublin 3Arena, four nights at Manchester Co-op Live, three nights at Glasgow OVO Hydro and a six nights at The O2, London.
The Killers have fresh update near the end of the countdown to Rebel Diamonds