Quick Hits: Album Sales, Governors Ball Music Festival, Hangout Music Festival, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Austin Mahone
January 15, 2014

The soundtrack to Disney's Frozen maintains a second week at #1 on the album sales chart, shifting another 86,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Beyoncé's self-titled album is stationary at #2 this week with 79,000 sold. The only new debut of note comes from rapper Kid Ink, who bows at #3 with My Own Lane. It's the rapper's first full-length album for a major label (RCA Records) and it starts with 50,000 units sold. Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP 2 is #4 this week with 36,000, and Lorde's Pure Heroine is #5 with 33,000 sold.

The full lineup for the 4th annual Governors Ball Music Festival has been unveiled, with Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes, and Phoenix leading the list. Held June 6–8 in New York's Randall's Island Park, the event also will feature Skrillex, Interpol, Foster the People, TV on the Radio, J. Cole, Broken Bells, Damon Albarn, Sleigh Bells, Childish Gambino, Janelle Monae, Fitz & the Tantrums and many others. Full lineup and ticket information is available at www.GovBall.com.

In other festival news, the lineup for this year's Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, AL also has been revealed. The event, held from May 16–18 on the beaches of Gulf Shores, will boast appearances by The Black Keys, The Killers, Outkast, Jack Johnson, Queens of the Stone Age, Tegan and Sara, Pretty Lights, the Avett Brothers, Modest Mouse, Flaming Lips, STS9, Wiz Khalifa, Zedd, Childish Gambino, Fitz and the Tantrums, Capital Cities and more still to be announced. Weekend tickets go onsale on Thursday (1/16) at 10 a.m. EST at www.hangoutmusicfest.com.

In even more festival news, the Shaky Knees Music Festival will hit Atlanta from May 9–11. The lineup is led by The National, Modest Mouse, and a third headliner still to be announced. Also playing are Spoon, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Local Natives, The Gaslight Anthem, Cage the Elephant, Portugal. the Man, Cold War Kids, Jenny Lewis, Dropkick Murphys, Dawes, The Hold Steady, Tokyo Police Club and Violent Femmes. All info can be found at www.shakykneesfestival.com.

Teen singer Austin Mahone has landed a guest spot on CBS sitcom The Millers, according to E! News. The 17-year-old will make his network TV acting debut in an episode set to air later this season, in which he will portray a young version of the character Adam (Nelson Franklin) in a flashback scene.




 
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