Country Albums Chart Report: November 2, 2015

Carrie Underwood dominates the Top 10 this week, with nearly double the rest of the Top 10 in album sales (163k plus) to stand at #1 on this week's chart with Storyteller. Blake Shelton's Reloaded: 20 #1 hits debuts at #2 with nearly 33k buying the greatest hits package (his second in four years). Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights slides down to #3 with 14k scanned this week while Thomas Rhett sits at #5 with Tangled Up. Rounding out the Top 5 is Don Henley's Cass County. The album has scanned 677k to date.

Top Ten Recap

Sam Hunt's Montevallo has scanned 10.5k this week and in just three days (Tues-Thurs) Sam Hunt's pre-fame acoustic collection Between The Pines sits at #7 with sales of 10.2k. Look for it to land back on this Top 10 next week too. George Strait's at #8 with Cold Beer Conversation while #9 finds Eric Church's The Outsiders. Jimmy Fortune's Hits & Hymns project debuts at #10 with nearly 4k copies purchased.


Jana Kramer Thirty-One is at #12 with 26k sold to date, Colt Ford's greatest hits collection Answer To No One debuts at #14 with 3k scanned while Kelsea Ballerini's The First Time soared back into the Top 15 with 3k scanned (69k total to date). Carrie Underwood has scanned over 400k copies of her Greatest Hits: Decade #1 two disc package so it's likely to be certified Platinum (2 discs are doubled for RIAA sales #s).

Other notables discussed this week include Kane Brown, Chris Stapleton, Brantley Gilbert, Little Big Town, Maddie & Tae, Kacey Musgraves, Kenny Chesney, Home Free and The Cox Family who makes their debut this week. Also, thanks to the devastating news about Joey Feek's cancer, Joey+Rory's Country Classics returns to the chart as well. All these notables can be viewed at the link below.

Top 5 Country Albums: November 2, 2015

  • Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers rounded to nearest hundred albums sold.
CNTRY Artist Album Week Total Scans
1 Carrie Underwood Storyteller 164,300 164,300
2 Blake Shelton Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits 32,800 32,800
3 Luke Bryan Kill The Lights 14,000 677,200
4 Thomas Rhett Tangled Up 12,100 127,400
5 Don Henley Cass County 10,600 155,700

Read the entire Top 10 and Notable Albums list here