With stiff competition on the Billboard 200 Albums chart in the way of the Dr. Dre's much-hyped Apple Music/iTunes exclusive Compton (soundtrack for the Straight Outta Compton film), Luke Bryan held Dre off with his latest album Kill The Lights. The album scanned over 320k of actual album sales with Billboard's Track Equivalent number at over 345k. Dre's album scanned 276k/294k. At #2 on the country album chart is Sam Hunt's Montevallo. The album scanned another 14 k to give the star nearly 694k scanned copies of his debut album to date. At #3 is Something More Than Free, the stunning album from Jason Isbell. it's now scanned over 76k. Michael Ray's debut album scanned 11.3k last week to debut at #4. The singer's album features the #1 hit "Kiss You In The Morning." Rounding out the Top 5 is Zac Brown Band's nearly Gold (scanned) Jekyll+Hyde.
Top Ten Recap
Sitting at #6 this week is Alan Jackson's Angels & Alcohol. He's scanned nearly 87k to date. At #7 is Eric Church's The Outsiders while Pain Killer from Little Big Town sits at #8 with 323k+ scanned to date. Jason Aldean's Old Boots, New Dirt sits at #9 while the various artist Now That's What I Call Country Volume 8 sits at #10.
Notables include news about the latest from Easton Corbin, , Chase Rice, the Now That's What I Call Country #8 series, Darius Rucker, Chris Stapleton, Old Dominion, Willie & Merle and "Tomatoes" Cam, Reba, Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood and more!
Top 5 Country Albums: August 11, 2015
- Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers rounded to nearest hundred albums sold.
|1||Luke Bryan||Kill The Lights||320,400||320,400|
|3||Jason Isbell||Something More Than Free||11,800||76,300|
|4||Michael Ray||Michael Ray||11,300||11,300|
|5||Zac Brown Band||Jekyll+Hyde||11,100||483,700|