Four new projects sit inside the Top 10 with the Top 5 all inside the Top 25! Little Big Town also scored their second week at #1 with Tornado.
Little Big Town’s Tornado continues to be a best-selling record with a second week at #1 with the album which features the massive hit “Pontoon.” Easton Corbin debuts at #2 this week with All Over The Road, his sophomore album while Dwight Yoakam’s first album in seven years, 3 Pears is next with 19,000 sold. Big & Rich’s Hillbilly Jedi debuts with 17,000 copies sold and Luke Bryan’s album Tailgates & Tanlines rolls in at #5 with another 16,000 fans giving him 1,440,000 sold.
Ryan Bingham’s first self-released album, Tomorrowland debuts.
After three album releases on Lost Highway Records, Ryan Bingham has moved onto his own label Axter Bingham Records for the release of Tomorrowland. The set debuted at # 7 - behind Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away - with sales of 12,000 copies. Eric Church has the #8 album this week with Chief while Hunter Hayes sits at #9 with Hunter Hayes. Rounding out the Top 10 is Zac Brown Band with Uncaged.
Notable CDs this week include Jason Aldean, Colt Ford, Kip Moore and Jake Owen.
Jason Aldean continues to have remarkably strong sales with My Kinda Party. Colt Ford’s Declaration of Independence continues to sell well while we also chronicle Kip Moore's ascent up the charts and near 200,000 sold while Kix Brooks has now sold 10,000 copies of New To This Town in two weeks. Roundingout the rundown is Jake Owen with Barefoot Blue Jean Night.
Top 10 Country Albums for This Week with Five Notable Albums (SoundScan Top 200 Current Albums Chart Placement)*
*Numbers rounded to nearest thousandth (links go to album reviews).
#5 – Little Big Town - Tornado 50k (163,000)
#11 – Easton Corbin - All Over The Road 29k (29,000)
#18 – Dwight Yoakam - 3 Pears 19k (19,000)
#24 – Big & Rich - Hillbilly Jedi 16k (16,000)
#25 – Luke Bryan – tailgates & tanlines 16k (1,440,000)
#27 – Carrie Underwood - Blown Away 16k (809,000)
#35 – Ryan Bingham - Tomorrowland 12k (12,000)
#38 – Eric Church – Chief 11k (1,056,000)
#39 – Hunter Hayes - Hunter Hayes 11k (256,000)
#29– Zac Brown Band - Uncaged 10k (527,000)
#57 – Jason Aldean – My Kinda Party 7k (2,762,000)
#71 – Colt Ford - Declaration of Independence 6k (89,000)
#119 – Kip Moore - Up All Night 3k (198,000)
#124 – Kix Brooks - New To This Town 3k (10,000)
#153 – Jake Owen - Barefoot Blue Jean Night 3k (336,000)
Next week we’ll see the arrival of Jake Owen’s “Summer Back” EP. As always check back here to see how the charts turn out.