This week's chart is all about presale iTunes downloads from three of country music's biggest stars. Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line (FGL) and Blake Shelton are the only stars in the Top 5 this week. Jason holds down four of the Top 10 slots, FGL three and Blake two. The only artist not Jason, FGL or Blake this week to be in the Top 10? Sam Hunt. Jason Aldean's "Tonight Looks Good On You" sits at #1 with 90k downloads sold, knocking himself off the Top slot a slot "Burnin' It Down" has reigned for months now (it's now Platinum). Speaking of Platinum, FGL sits at #3 with Platinum hit "Dirt" while "Anything Goes," the title track to their upcoming album, sits at #4. Blake Shelton's "Neon Light" sits at #5.
Top 10 Notes
As stated above, The Top 10 is littered with just Blake, Jason Aldean and FGL but the artist at #6? Sam Hunt. "Leave The Night On" is already Gold and well on its way to Platinum. Jason Aldean's "Gonna Know We're Here" has sold 94k in two weeks while FGL's "Sun Daze" has sold 74k in the same time. Blake Shelton's "Sangria" is at 23k after one week of iTunes pre-sales while Jason Aldean rounds out the Top 10 with "Sweet Little Somethin'" his first preview track for Old Boots, New Dirt. He's scanned 150,000 tracks in four weeks on the chart.
Notable Track Notes
Jason Aldean's three week old "Two Night Town" is at #17, Blake Shelton's "Buzzin'" with RaeLynn debuts at #18. Kenny Chesney's "American Kids" sits at #12 while Luke Bryan's "Roller Coaster" is at #14 and nearly Gold. Another nearly Gold single, Frankie Ballard's "Sunshine & Whiskey" single sits at #16. Speaking of Gold and Platinum news, Lee Brice's "I Don't Dance" is officially scanned past Platinum while Dierks Bentley also scanned Platinum with his #1 hit "Drunk On A Plane." Luke Bryan's "Play It Again" is inching its way towards Double Platinum (it's currently 189k away from two million singles sold).
Outside The Top 30 Notes
- Scotty McCreery at #38 with sales up 16% over last week. "Feelin' It" sold 9k and has scanned 160k to date
- Swon Brothers "Later On" up to #40 with 113% sales increase. Sales now over 205k to date
- Jake Owen "What We Ain't Got" at #46 with sales at 77k to date.
- Dierks Bentley at #53 with "Say You Do" (23k to date)
- Eric Church "Talladega at #64 with sales increase of 251% (57k to date)
Songs falling out of the Top 30 This Week
- Gilbert/Moore/Rhett - "Small Town Throwdown"
- Sam Hunt "Break Up In A Small Town"
- Blake Shelton/Ashley Monore - "Lonely Tonight"
- Brett Eldredge "Mean To Me"
- Eric Church "Cold One"
New singles that may debut next week
- Tracks from Florida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean
The Top 30 Digital Country Singles (10/01/2014)*
*Chart features only songs within Mediabase Top 50 singles. Numbers rounded to nearest thousandth. k=1,000
|1||Jason Aldean||Tonight Looks Good...||90,000||90,000|
|2||Jason Aldean||Burnin' It Down||77,000||970,000|
|3||Florida Georgia Line||Dirt||62,000||944,000|
|4||Florida Georgia Line||Anything Goes||58,000||58,000|
|5||Blake Shelton||Neon Light||39,000||183,000|