With sales increasing this week thanks to a well-timed appearance on Saturday Night Live, Chris Stapleton remains in both the Top 10 all-genre chart and at #1 on the country album sales chart, outselling #2 album by 8k. That #2 album, Hank Williams Jr's It's About Time had the best single sales week of the icon's career. It's his first album via Nash ICON Records, the label which is also home to Reba, Martina McBride and Ronnie Dunn. Brothers Osborne debut at #3 with their first album Pawn Shop. The album sold nearly 21k in its first week. Blake Shelton sits at #4 with Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits. Meanwhile, the Top 5 is completed with the debut of Randy Rogers Band's Nothing Shines Like Neon.
Top Ten Recap
At #6 we find Sam Hunt's Montevallo.The album has nearly scanned 1,000,000 copies to date. Frank Foster's latest independently released project, Boots On The Ground, sits at #7 with just under 7k scanned. Thomas Rhett's Tangled Up is at #8 while Carrie Undewood's Gold-certified Storyteller is at #9. Finally, at #10 is Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights.
Notable albums include Don Henley's Cass County and Old Dominion's Meat And Candy, Chris Janson's Buy Me A Boat and deubts from Frank Foster, Russell Dickerson and Upchurch. Jana Kramer's Thirty-One and Brett Eldredge's Illinois both scored sales increases while Tim McGraw's Damn Country Music is approaching 100k scanned, the same which can be said for Kelsea Ballerini's The First Time. Maren Morris' EP is on our rundown again as is Joey + Rory's Country Classics and the debut of The Grascals And Then There's This....
Top 5 Country Albums: January 25, 2016
Note: The Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers are rounded to nearest hundred albums sold.
|Hank Williams Jr||It's About Time||24,400||24,400|
|Brothers Osborne||Pawn Shop||20,900||20,900|
|Blake Shelton||Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits||13,700||213,800|
|Randy Rogers Band||Nothing Shines Like Neon||11,500||11,500|