HITS Daily Double

U.K. Top 10

NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, IT'S THE U.K. TOP 10: Four of the Top 5 U.K. albums this week are debuts, two of them from artists who've been making records since the '60s. But singer/songwriter Ben Howard and horror-rockers Slipknot get off to the strongest start.

  1. Ben Howard, I Forget Where We Were (Island)*
  2. Slipknot, 5 - The Gray Chapter (Roadrunner)*
  3. Ed Sheeran, x (Asylum)
  4. Neil Diamond, Melody Road (Capitol)*
  5. Status Quo, Aquostic - Stripped Bare (Fourth Chord)*
  6. Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (Capitol)
  7. Ella Henderson, Chapter One (SYCO)
  8. George Ezra, Wanted on Voyage (Columbia)
  9. Barbra Streisand, Partners (Columbia)
  10. Jessie J, Sweet Talker (Lava/Republic)


On the singles side, Epic's Meghan Trainor spends her eighth week at #1 (tying her with Clean Bandit for the year's longest run at the top) while "Bump and Grind 2014," credited to Waze & Odyssey Vs. R. Kelly (RCA), jumps 163 spots to land at #3. (10/27a)