AceShowbiz - %cZac Brown Band% has returned to No. 1 on Billboard 200. Nielsen Music reports that the country group's new album "Jekyll + Hyde" opens atop the list with 228,000 equivalent album units, 214,000 of which are traditional album sales.
The LP, released late last month, is the band's first to arrive under John Varvatos Records, Republic Records and Big Machine as they were previously signed to Atlantic Records. It gives %cZac Brown% and Co. their third No. 1 project on the chart, following 2012's "Uncaged" and 2010's "You Get What You Give".
Trailing behind the country stars on Billboard 200 is %cJosh Groban%, whose "Stages" comes at No. 2 with 180,000 equivalent units including 176,000 pure album sales. The record features the singer's take on famous musical theater songs like "Bring Him Home" of "Les Miserables" and "All I Ask of You" of "The Phantom of the Opera".
At No. 3 is the "Furious 7" soundtrack which falls one rung with another 53,000 units. %cTyler Farr% is the third and last newcomer in Billboard 200's top 10 this week as his "Suffer in Peace" debuts with 42,000. %cDrake%'s "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" rounds out the top 5 with 37,000.
Behind Drizy's surprise mixtape, the "Fifty Shades of Grey" soundtrack is sitting at No. 6 with 36,000. Last week's first placer %cAlabama Shakes%' "Sound & Color" plunges to No. 7 in its second week with 34,000.
The last spots in the top 10 belong to %cSam Smith%'s "In the Lonely Hour" which descends from No. 7 to No. 8 with 33,000, %cTaylor Swift%'s "1989" which bows at No. 9 with 32,000 and %cMeghan Trainor%'s "Title" that keeps its position steady at No. 10 with 31,000.