Country Albums Chart Report For August 31, 2015

Kip Moore's sophomore album Wild Ones" starts off with strong sales week to hold down #2 behind UMG Nashville label mate (and superstar) Luke Bryan.

Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights holds off Kip Moore to remain at #1 with Moore hitting #2 on this week's chart with his critically acclaimed album Wild Ones debuts with over 35k albums scanned for the #2 debut on The Country Albums Chart Report for August 31, 2015. Elvis Presley's Elvis Forever is at #3 with 44k scanned in two weeks while Sam Hunt's Montevallo is at #4 with 722k scanned to date (and one of only 4 albums to be on the Top 30 of the Billboard 200 all of 2015). Zac Brown Band's Jekyll+Hyde is at #5 with 12k scanned, bringing them their Gold certification eligibility.

Top Ten Recap

Sitting at #6 this week is Eric Church's The Outsiders with Anything Goes from Florida Georgia Line sitting at #7. Sitting at #8 is Alan Jackson's Angels & Alcohol. Little Big Town's Pain Killer is at 334k to date  while Brantley Gilbert's Anything Goes sits at #10 with over 896k scanned to date.


Notables include news about the latest from Easton Corbin, Michael Ray, Chase Rice, the Now That's What I Call Country #8 series, Chris Stapleton, Old Dominion, and "Tomatoes" Cam, Reba, Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood and more!

Top 5 Country Albums: August 31, 2015

  • Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers rounded to nearest hundred albums sold.

Read the entire Top 10 and Notable Albums list here

CNTRY Artist Album Week Total Scans
1 Luke Bryan Kill The Lights 53,900 457,800
2 Kip Moore Wild Ones 35,300 35,300
3 Elvis Presley Elvis Forever 17,000 44,100
4 Sam Hunt Montevallo 14,300 722,300
5 Zac Brown Band Jekyll+Hyde 12,000 505,900