With sci-fi romp Guardians Of The Galaxy currently making a killing at the box office (the film has earned $188 million in just under two weeks), the accompanying Awesome Mix Vol. 1 soundtrack hops up two positions to #1 on the Billboard 200, after selling another 109,000 copies. Looks like Frozen, which has been hanging out in the Top 10 since last November, finally has some fresh, new movie-music competition.
Behind the Guardians soundtrack, a trio of new entries hit the chart in the forms of the 51st NOW That’s What I Call Music compilation (#2), Godsmack‘s 1000HP (#3) and Spoon‘s They Want My Soul (#4). That leaves the Somebody To You EP from UK boy band The Vamps to go in at #10 after selling 20,000 copies out of the gate.
Catch the rest of the movers and shakers in the upper tier of the album chart below.
The Top 10 Of The Billboard 200 Chart
1. Soundtrack, Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1*1 week*
2. Various, NOW That’s What I Call Music 51 *new*
3. Godsmack, 1000HP *new*
4. Spoon, They Want My Soul *new*
5. 5 Seconds Of Summer, 5 Seconds Of Summer
6. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye
7. Eric Clapton, The Breeze: An Appreciation Of JJ Cale
8. Soundtrack, Frozen
9. Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour
10. The Vamps, Somebody To You *new*
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