American Idiot moves into top 20 in charts ahead of Trump visit

Green Day’s American Idiot has moved into the top 20 in the UK charts ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to the country this week.

The President is set to arrive in London on Thursday and will be welcomed with hostile crowds and a Trump baby blimp in the skies.

But protesters look to have gone one step further by launching a concerted campaign to get American Idiot to the top of the music charts.

Through a combination of purchases and streams, the song has risen to No. 1 on the Amazon sales chart, cracked the iTunes Top 10, and sneaked into the Top 20 singles chart as well.

But it might have a job shifting the current number one if England perform well on Wednesday night.

Baddiel and Skinner’s 3 Lions currently occupies the top spot, and shows no sign of slowing down.

Taking a swipe at “Don’t matter to me” or “Girls like you” may be a more achievable and apt aim.

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