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1 March 2012, 08:41
The 'Warzone' singers say their charting at number five on the US Billboard is an "incredible" achievement.
The Wanted have thanked their fans following the Billboard success of their first US single 'Glad You Came'.
The 'Lightning' singers charted at number 5 on the US Billboard Top 100 Chart and say they "can't believe" how well the song has done stateside.
"The Wanted have gone and made history by becoming the highest charting UK boy band ever in the states!!" the band tweeted last night (29th February). "Thank you so much to our hardworking #TWFanmily & @TheWantedUS for helping spread the word about our tiny little band #TW5OnBILLBOARD."
"I can't believe we have made history!!! Incredible, NUMBER 5 ON THE BILLBOARD!" Siva Kaneswaran also posted.
"NUMBER 5 ON THE BILLBOARD!!!! ARRRRGHHHHHH!!! :D happy happy," Tom Parker wrote
Max George added: "The Wanted officially number 5 on US Billboard.... Thankyou so much!! And FUCKING GET IN THERE!!!"
Earlier this week 'Glad You Come' achieved Gold status in the US after selling over 500,000 copies stateside.
The Wanted are also due to continue their UK arena tour 'The Code' at the Birmingham LG Arena tonight (1st March).