Country Album Chart Report For November 26, 2014

Garth Brooks leads while three new albums hit the charts this week.

Garth Brooks once again leads the sales chart with his comeback album Man Against Machine. The album has sold 192k in the past two weeks. Jason Aldean sits at #2 with Old Boots, New Dirt, an album which has now sold 556k to date. Florida Georgia Line's Anything Goes sits at #3 with 364k scanned to date. George Strait's The Cowboy Rides Away sits at #4 with 176k scanned. Finally, Darius Rucker's Home For The Holidays continues to outsell each previous week for the last four weeks with sales of 44k for the Christmas album to date.

Top Ten Recap

Sam Hunt's Montevallo has sold 125k to date and sits at #6. At #7 with 13k scanned this week, PrizeFighter: Hit After Hit marks the return to Trisha Yearwood to the charts. Cole Swindell's Down Home Sessions EP sits at #8 with a 12k sold debut (all digital). Zac Brown Band's Greatest Hits So Far... has sold 33k in two weeks on the charts while Luke Bryan's Crash My Party rounds out the Top 10 and has sold 2.223 million to date.

Notable Album Recap

Blake Shelton leads our notables with is Christmas release Cheers, It's Christmas and Bringing Back The Sunshine while The Robertson Family, the Nashville Cast and Sara Evans all make our rundown with Christmas albums. Evans' album sold 3.7k in its first week on the chart (it'll likely sell more in the coming weeks). Miranda Lambert's Platinum and Garth Brooks' Ultimate Hits round out the notable albums while Taylor Swift's 1989 and Kelly Clarkson's 2013 Christmas album, Wrapped Up In Christmas, close out the rundown.

Top 5 Country Albums - November 26, 2014*

*Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers rounded to nearest thousand.

Top 200 Artist Album Sales Total
5 Garth Brooks Man Against Machine 62,000 192,000
14 Jason Aldean Old Boots, New Dirt 24,000 556,000
23 Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes 18,000 364,000
26 George Strait The Cowboy Rides Away 17,000 176,000
30 Darius Rucker Home For The Holidays 13,000 44,000

Read the entire Top 10 and Notable Albums list here