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UK Top 10

NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, HERE'S THE U.K. TOP 10: Sam Smith’s In the Lonely Hour tops the U.K. album chart in its debut week (it streets stateside on  6/17); his “Stay With Me,” last week’s #1 British single, is #2 this week. Parlophone’s Coldplay, meanwhile, drops to #2 on the album side. And keep an eye on young pop-rockers The Vamps (on Island in the U.S.), who jump eight places to enter the Top 10. Here’s the rundown, sans totals, courtesy of the bloody brilliant Official Charts Company.

  1. *Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (Capitol)
  2. Coldplay, Ghost Stories (Parlophone)
  3. Paolo Nutini, Caustic Love (Atlantic)
  4. Paloma Faith, A Perfect Contradiction (RCA)
  5. Michael Jackson, XSCAPE (Epic/MJJ)
  6. Pharrell Williams, G I R L (Columbia)
  7. Arctic Monkeys, AM (Domino)
  8. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, What Have We Become (EMI)
  9. The Vamps, Meet the Vamps (EMI)
  10. London Grammar, If You Wait (Metal & Dust

*Debut

Both Domino's Arctic Monkeys and Metal & Dust's London Grammar have been on the chart for 38 weeks. Meanwhile, Def Jam's Mariah Carey debuts at #14 with Me. I Am Mariah ... The Elusive Chanteuse. We wish we could be there every time a BBC announcer spoke the title. (6/2a)

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