Beyond this week's Billboard 200 toppers -- Mumford & Sons' "Babel" and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis surprise No. 2 debut "The Heist," here's look at other movers and shakers, including: Aussie band Tame Impala's sophomore release; the Walllflowers first studio album since 2005; the Beatles' remastered "Magical Mystery Tour;" and new records by Freelance Whales and Florida Georgia Line.
The Fix is in:Today, 3BallMTY and Gerardo Ortiz win big at the Billboard Mexican Music Awards; the takeaways from Google's earnings call; civil trial against Britney Spears' parents opens; Ticketmaster under fire in the UK for ticket printing fees; Streisand's impressive chart records; R.I.P. free jazz saxophonist David S. Ware; more.
Though we didn't quite break the sound barrier on our space jump, we did put this music news compendium together in record time. Today, Microsoft's Xbox Music service rolls-out; AEG's seats with friends ticketing option; XL's Adele profits; AT&T's 6 strike policy will block websites; what Felix Baumgarten's YouTube numbers mean; Swedish House Mafia tops Adele in the UK; lots more.
Diva Barbra Streisand is set to capture her 32nd top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week. The entertainer's new album, "Release Me," may sell 40,000 copies by Oct. 14, according to industry forecasters. The new Billboard 200 chart's top 10 will be revealed on the morning of Oct. 17.