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NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS—
IT'S THE U.K. TOP 10

James Bay and Jess Glynne Both Debut at #1

Singer/songwriter James Bay's debut album bows at #1 this week, while, Sam Smith holds at #2 and American blues musician Seasick Steve bows at #4 with his fourth Top 10 album. Kendrick Lamar rounds out the Top Five, as To Pimp a Butterfly drops four places. George Ezra, who's been a ficture on the big board for months, moves #8-6. Avant-folk artist Laura Marling debuts at #7 with Short Movie and The Cribs enter at #9 with their third Top 10 record, For All My Sisters.

1. James Bay, Chaos and the Calm (Republic)*
2. Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (Captiol)
3. Ed Sheeran, x (Asylum)
4. Seasick Steve, Sonic Soul Surfer (Caroline/Theres a Dead Skunk)*
5. Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly (Aftermath/Interscope)
6. George Ezra, Wanted on Voyage (Columbia)
7. Laura Marling, Short Movie (Virgin)*
8. Taylor Swift, 1989 (EMI)
9. Cribs, For All My Sisters (Sonic Blew)*
10.Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Chasing Yesterday (Sour Mash)

On the singles side, straight off the momentum of her smash with Clean Bandit, Jess Glynne rockets to a #1 debut with her “Hold My Hand,” while James Bay stays right on her heels at #2. Years & Years are down a spot to #3 despite sitting at #1 in airplay at Capital and Top Five at BBC Radio 1. Rihanna/Kanye/Paul McCartney’s “FourFiveSeconds” has strong airplay as well but slips a notch to #4. Ellie Goulding holds at #5, and recent singles chart mainstays Sam Smith/John Legend, Hozier, Maroon 5, Mark Ronson and The Weeknd all stick around.

1. Jess Glynne, “Hold My Hand” (East West)*
2. James Bay, "Hold Back the River" (Virgin)
3. Years & Years, "King" (Polydor)
4. Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney, "FourFiveSeconds" (Roc Nation)
5. Ellie Goulding, "Love Me Like You Do" (Polydor)
6. Sam Smith f/John Legend, "Lay Me Down" (Capitol/Columbia)
7. Hozier, "Take Me to Church" (Ruby Works)
8. Mark Ronson f/Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk" (Columbia)
9. Maroon 5, "Sugar" (222/Interscope)
10. The Weeknd, "Earned It" (Republic) *debuts

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