The Country Albums Chart Report: September 22, 2015

Brett Eldredge holds down #1 with "Illinois," the first time he's hit #1 with an album release.

After holding down #1 for over a month since being released, Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights will have to settle for #2 as Brett Eldredge's Illinois sits at #1 this week, debuting with nearly 44k scanned (good enough for a Top 5 all genre debut). Sitting at #3 is Sam Hunt's Montevallo while Zac Brown Band's Jekyll+Hyde has now moved 527k and Eric Church's The Outsiders is at #5 with 1.o76 million scanned.

Top Ten Recap

Florida Georgia Line's Anything Goes at #6 while Madde & Tae's Start Here is at #7. Little Big Town's Pain Killer is at #8 with 348k scanned while Alan Jackson's up one to #9 with Angels & Alcohol. Jason Aldean's Old Boots, New Dirt sits at #10 with nearly 1.1 million copies sold.


Notables include news about the latest from Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Brantley Gilbert, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Chase Rice, , Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson with Kacey Musgraves, Cam, Reba, Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood and more!

Top 5 Country Albums: September 22, 2015

  • Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers rounded to nearest hundred albums sold.
CNTRY Artist Album Week Total Scans
1 Brett Eldredge Illinois 43,700 43,700
2 Luke Bryan Kill The Lights 27,300 556,900
3 Sam Hunt Montevallo 9,000 755,200
4 Zac Brown Band Jekyll+Hyde 6,600 527,300
5 Eric Church The Outsiders 5,400 1,075,900

Read the entire Top 10 and Notable Albums list here