Brad Simpson of The Vamps

The Vamps Debut in Top 10 on Billboard 200

U.K. pop band The Vamps make a splash at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 with their debut EP, "Somebody to You." The quartet's effort sold 20,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 10, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and is the fifth EP to debut in the top 10 this year.
LeAnn Rimes' "Dance Like You Don't Give A... Greatest Hits: Remixes"

Remixed LeAnn Rimes Debuts on Dance/Electronic Albums

LeAnn Rimes debuts on Dance/Electronic Albums for the first time, as Dance Like You Don't Give A... Greatest Hits: Remixes bows at No. 16. The album features all-new remixes of Rimes hits, including her biggest Billboard Hot 100 smash "How Do I Live," remixed by Cahill. (The song reached No. 2 in 1997 in a 69-week run.)
Weird Al Yankovic, Mandatory Fun

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Weird Al' Has Biggest Comedy Album Since 2011

This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the "Guardians of the Galaxy" soundtrack blasted to No. 1, selling 109,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 10, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The week previous, it bowed at No. 3 with 60,000 sold. Of course, aside from "Guardians of the Galaxy" there was -- as usual -- lots of chart action. Let's take a closer look at the rest of the chart.
Drake and Lil Wayne perform at the 2011 BET Awards

Drake & Lil Wayne Team Up for Big Chart Move

Drake experienced notable social gains during the charting week (ending Aug. 10) as his joint tour with Lil Wayne kicked off on Aug. 8 in Darien Lake, N.Y. The Street Fighter-inspired Drake vs. Lil Wayne trek launched with the release of a new collaboration track, "Grindin'," which the pair performed on opening night. It quickly reached the No. 1 spot on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart for the following two days.
Spoon perform at Governors Ball 2014

Spoon Scores Top 10 Debut With Unusual Vinyl Promotion

Godsmack's new album "1000HP" debuts on Top Rock Albums at No. 2 and the Billboard 200 at No. 3, selling 58,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 10, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Spoon bows at No. 3 on Top Rock Albums with They Want My Soul, selling 39,000.
El Dasa

El Dasa Tops Regional Mexican Albums Chart

Regional Mexican singer El Dasa reaches the Billboard album charts for the first time as Alegre y Enamorado opens at No. 2 on Latin Albums and No. 1 on Regional Mexican Albums with 2,000 sold in the week ending Aug. 10, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Tim McGraw Scores 50th Hot Country Songs Top 10

As Tim McGraw's "Meanwhile Back at Mama's," featuring wife Faith Hill, jumps 11-7 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, each artist celebrates notable achievements.
Jack & Jack at the Teen Choice Awards

Vine Stars Jack & Jack Make Rap Chart Debut

A pair of 17-year-old recent high school graduates from Omaha, Neb., make their Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs debut, as Jack & Jack enter at No. 25 with rap track "Wild Life."
Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean & More Country Stars Top Hot Tours

Country music dominates the first three slots on the weekly slate of Hot Tours based on ticket sales reported from summer treks by Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and Rascal Flatts. The country headliners are all on the road in North American cities performing primarily in outdoor amphitheaters, but arena dates and stadium events are also included in the mix.
Sam Smith

Sam Smith Back Atop Billboard Artist 100

Sam Smith remains the only artist to have led the Billboard Artist 100 chart for multiple frames (over the list's first six weeks), as he rebounds 2-1 for a third cumulative week at No. 1.

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