One Direction's 'Take Me Home' hits the top of Billboard charts

By Sarah Burbank-Douglas,

British boy-band One Direction’s newest sing, Take Me Home is dominating the Billboard charts as it has taken over the number one spot of Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart.

According to MTV.UK, One Direction has sold more than 540,000 LP’s this week.

Additionally, Take Me Home also takes the coveted title of third highest first-week sales in the US, coming just behind Taylor Swift's, Red, and Mumford and Sons' Babel, The Associated Press reports.

18-year-old Harry Styles gushed about the success during an interview saying, "We just want to say a massive thanks to all the fans who have supported us. We can send tweets and thank them, but 140 characters is never going be enough to say how much it means."

Niall Horan adds, "We were a little bit nervous about how people were going to take it….Everyone gets that second album syndrome."

In addition to the success in the United States, Take Me Home is has taken the number 1 spot in the United Kingdom as well as in 30 other countries.

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