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NEVERMIND THE BOLLOCKS—IT'S THE U.K. TOP 10

Sales Charts From Across the Sea as the BRITs Draw Near

Interscope's Imagine Dragons debut at the top of the U.K. album sales chart. Keep an eye on Columbia's George Ezra, whose "Cassy O'" shot #28-15; he's nominated for four BRIT Awards and could see a corresponding bump. Capitol's Sam Smith continues to sell like hotcakes, by which we mean buttered scones. With the most BRITs noms (five), will he steal back the throne next week?

1. Imagine Dragons, Smoke & Mirrors (Interscope)*
2. Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (Capitol)
3. Ed Sheeran, X (Asylum)
4. Drake, If You're Reading This, It's Too Late (Cash Money/Republic)
5. Texas, Texas 25 (Pias)*
6. George Ezra, Wanted on Voyage (Columbia)
7. Hozier, Hozier (Island)
8. Taylor Swift, 1989 (EMI)
9. Thunder, Wonder Days (Ear Music)*
10. Meghan Trainor, Title (Epic)

On the singles side, "Love Me Like You Do," Ellie Goulding's hit from the Fifty Shades of Grey ST, certainly feels the love as it continues to hold strong at #1 (it tops the freshly updated BBC Radio 2 and Heart Radio charts and is #3 at Radio 1 and #4 at Capital). Another blazing track from the naughty flick, The Weeknd's "Earned It," rockets into the Top 5. Mark Ronson, who's nominated for two BRITs, remains in the Top 3 with his smash single with Bruno Mars; the track sits at #1 at Capital Radio and #2 at BBC Radio 1, while holding in the Top 5 at Heart Radio.

1. Ellie Goulding, "Love Me Like You Do" (Polydor)
2. Hozier, "Take Me to Church" (Ruby Works)
3. Mark Ronson f/Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk" (Columbia)
4. The Weeknd, "Earned It" (Republic/XO)
5. Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney, "FourFiveSeconds" (Roc Nation)
6. DJ Fresh f/Ella Eyre, "Gravity" (Ministry of Sound)
7. Maroon 5, "Sugar" (Interscope)
8. Avicii, "The Nights" (Positiva/PRMD)
9. Charli XCX f/Rita Ora, "Doing It" (Asylum)
10. Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud" (Asylum)

Bubbling just under the Top 10, Virgin's buzzing singer/songwriter James Bay, moves #17-13. "Hold Back the River" also hit #3 at Heart Radio, is now Top 15 at BBC Radio 1, debuted in the Top 10 at Radio 2 and was just added at Capital Radio. Bay has already been honored with the Critics' Choice Award by the BRITs.

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