5 Seconds Of Summer Debut At #1, Announce 2015 Tour
July 30, 2014


5 Seconds Of Summer

Australian Pop act 5 Seconds Of Summer debut at #1 on the Billboard SoundScan chart this week with their self-titled, full-length debut. The group's She Looks So Perfect EP was released earlier this year. 5 Seconds Of Summer sold 259,000 copies in its first week, which was good for the fourth-biggest sales week of 2014. It also makes them the first Australian act to debut at #1 in the SoundScan era with their first full-length release.

5 Seconds Of Summer will be out on the road opening One Direction's upcoming arena tour, but have already announced a 2015 summer tour of their own. The "Rock Out With Your Socks Out" tour will kick off on July 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, with dates announced up to September 13, 2015 in West Palm Beach, FL.

The second-biggest debut this week comes from veteran rapper Common with Nobody's Smiling at #6. Rockers Crown The Empire debut at #7 with The Resistance: Rise Of The Runaways.

The Frozen soundtrack is at #2 this week, having now spent 31 weeks in a row in the top five. Last week's #1 artist, "Weird Al" Yankovic, sees his Mandatory Fun come in at #3. In The Lonely Hour from Sam Smith is at #4, followed by the newest Kidz Bop collection at #5. NOW 50 is at #8, followed by Jason Mraz with YES! at #9 and Ed Sheeran at #10 with x.

Country artist Jason Aldean has the #1 digital single this week with "Burnin' It Down."




 
Music News
One Direction Celebrate 4th Straight #1 Album
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Scott Stapp
Fall Out Boy To Drop Album in January
Quick Hits: Kurt Cobain, One Direction, Bob Dylan, Baha Men
One Direction Dominates 2014 AMAs
Katy Perry Is Ready For Some Football
Quick Hits: 5 Seconds of Summer, Drake & 2 Chainz, Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert, James Blake & Kanye West
Iggy Azalea, J. Lo To Team Up on AMAs
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Quick Hits: Saturday Night Live, Billboard Touring Awards, YouTube Music Awards, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: One Direction, Taylor Swift, Young The Giant, Guns N' Roses, Jimmy Ruffin
Taylor Swift's 1989 Remains At #1
Quick Hits: U2, Katy Perry, Paramore, Lana Del Rey, The Voice
Foo Fighters Announce Major 2015 North American Tour
Ed Sheeran Launches "Thinking Out Loud"
Breaking News
Beasley Broadcast Group Names New Management Team In Tampa-St. Petersburg
Beasley Promotes Chris OKelley To OM In Augusta, GA
Darla Thomas Named PD At WLNK-FM
November 25, 2014
Entravision Announces Extension Of Share Repurchase Program
OG 97.9 FM Debuts In Atlanta Today
Kassof Research: Country P1s: Country Proud
In Brief - November 25, 2014
November 24, 2014
T-Mobile Doubles Down On Music Freedom, Adds 14 New Services
Shawn Barron Named VP, Urban A&R For Atlantic Records
Kassof Research: A/C P1s: Comfort Food
In Brief - November 24, 2014
November 21, 2014
RAB Report: Radio Shows Double-Digit Growth In Digital Revenue For Q3
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Jaysson Reno Named VP, Sales For KGO-AM, KSFO-AM
Kassof Research: CHR P1's: Excited & Social
In Brief - November 21, 2014
November 20, 2014
Cumulus Promotes Jeff Davis To National Director Of Stratus Music Scheduling
Mike Fredrick Named Hubbard Radio Cincinnati VP/Market Manager
Hubbard Radio Announces New Division, 2060 Digital, LLC
Kassof Research: Christian Radio P1s: Mission Accomplished
In Brief - November 20, 2014
November 19, 2014
Musicians On Call Raises $700,000 At 15th Anniversary Celebration
iStreamMEDIA Adds Christopher Cottrill As VP/Music Content, Programming
Jordan Blaugrund Promoted To VP, Digital Marketing, RCA Records
DeVito/Verdi Retained To Drive Awareness Of NextRadio App
FMQB NOW

Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!