London, Sept 15 : Kings of Leon's 'Sex On Fire' has landed the top spot in the UK singles chart.
The track forced Kate Perry's 'I Kissed A Girl' into second position.
Sir Cliff Richard, bidding to become the only artist to top the chart in six consecutive decades, has to settle for the number three spot with 'Thank You For A Lifetime'.
Meanwhile, Metallica have returned to the top of the UK albums chart after twelve years, reports BBC.
Death Magnetic is the US rock outfit's ninth studio release and their third UK chart-topper. They previously reached number one with Metallica in 1991, then again five years later with Load.
The self-titled debut from acclaimed Scottish four-piece Glasvegas has to settle for the number two spot, while last week's chart-topper, Forth by The Verve, is at four.
The top ten in the UK singles chart:
1. Kings Of Leon: 'Sex On Fire'
2. (Katy Perry: 'I Kissed A Girl'
3. Pussycat Dolls: 'When I Grow Up'
4. Pussycat Dolls: 'When I Grow Up'
5. Rihanna: 'Disturbia'
6. Eric Prydz: 'Pjanoo'
7. The Script: 'The Man Who Can't Be Moved'
8. Madcon: 'Beggin'
9. Kid Rock: 'All Summer Long'
10. Biffy Clyro: 'Mountains'
The top ten in the UK albums chart:
1. Metallica: 'Death Magnetic'
2. Glasvegas: 'Glasvegas'
3. Rihanna: 'Good Girl Gone Bad'
4. The Verve: 'Forth'
5. Duffy: 'Rockferry'
6. The Script: 'The Script'
7. Elbow: 'The Seldom Seen Kid'
8. Michael Jackson: 'King Of Pop'
9. Abba: 'Gold - Greatest Hits'
10. Coldplay: 'Viva La Vida'