HITS Daily Double

U.K. Top 10

NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS—IT'S THE U.K. TOP 10: Capitol's Sam Smith is going strong, labelmates 5 Seconds of Summer (on the eve of their #1 U.S. chart bow) move up, Polydor's La Roux sees a solid debut and RCA's Paloma Faith breaks into the Top 10 on this week's British album leaderboard.

  1. Ed Sheeran, x (Asylum)
  2. Dolly Parton, Blue Smoke: The Best of (Masterworks)
  3. Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (Capitol)
  4. George Ezra, Wanted on Voyage (Columbia)
  5. Coldplay, Ghost Stories (Parlophone)
  6. La Roux, Trouble in Paradise (Polydor)
  7. Paolo Nutini, Caustic Love (Atlantic)
  8. 5 Seconds of Summer, 5 Seconds of Summer (Capitol)
  9. Ellie Goulding, Halcyon Days (Polydor)
  10. Paloma Faith, A Perfect Contradiction (RCA)

Outside the Top 10, EMI's The Vamps and Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, as well as Metal & Dust's London Grammar, move northward. And President Glauber's proggy pals Yes (Frontiers) bow at #20. On the singles side, Polydor's Cheryl Cole f/Tinie Tempah debuts at #1 with "Crazy Stupid Love." (7/28a)