iTunes Canada Top 10 Albums + Songs For July 14-20, 2014

With the same line-up as their previous two albums, guitarist Zach Blair has become Rise Against’s first guitarist to appear on three studio albums. The Black Market debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200, earning the band their second career number three. The album marked the highest charting position of the band’s career in the UK where it debuted at number 13.Their previous high came from 2011’s Endgame at number 27.

ALBUMS
1 The Black Market Rise Against
2 YES! Jason Mraz
3 Mandatory Fun “Weird Al” Yankovic
4 In the Lonely Hour  Sam Smith
5 1000 Forms of Fear Sia
6 x (Deluxe Edition) Ed Sheeran
7 Shawn Mendes – EP Shawn Mendes
8 Stolen Dance – EP Milky Chance
9 Strange Desire Bleachers
10 Ghost Stories Coldplay

Sam Smith’s “Stay” in unstoppable. Billboard just listed “Stay With Me” as one of the “10 Best Songs of 2014 (so far)” saying that the song is “a fragile ballad that finds its backbone when a gospel choir assists the British singer on the harrowing chorus.” The video has over 43 million views and counting…

SONGS
1 Stay With Me Sam Smith
2 Am I Wrong Nico & Vinz
3 Fancy (feat. Charli XCX) Iggy Azalea
4 Maps Maroon 5
5 Hideaway Kiesza
6 Problem (feat. Iggy Azalea) Ariana Grande
7 Chandelier Sia
8 Come With Me Now KONGOS
9 Stolen Dance Milky Chance
10 Love Runs Out OneRepublic