Top of the Pops: Mumford & Sons Are # 1 + Taylor Dethrones Psy

Gary Pini

Mumford & Sons' new album, Babel, goes straight onto the pop chart at #1 this week -- AND its total sales of 600,000 make it the highest debut of the year!  New albums by Green Day and No Doubt came in at #2 and #3 respectively, while Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor II managed #5. (Read our inteview with Fiasco and why he says he's not voting in the Presidential election here.) Deadmau5 scored a solid #6 with his latest, album title goes here, and, yes, that's the name of the LP.  On the singles download chart, Taylor Swift opens at #1 with "Begin Again" and she pushed Psy down a notch to #2, just ahead of Kei$ha's "Die Young." [Billboard]

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