Country Albums Chart Report: May 19, 2016

Keith Urban and Cole Swindell debut in the Top 2 with Mary Chapin Carpenter and Cyndi Lauper also debuting this week with new projects. See the full rundown here!

With nearly 93,000 copies scanned, Keith Urban's Ripcord debuts at #1 on this chart and in the Top 5 all-genre. Right behind him on this chart is Cole Swindell with You Should Be Here. Swindell's Gold-certified self-titled debut also premiered at the #2 slot when released two years ago. At #3 is Chris Stapleton's Traveller. The album has now scanned 1.3 million. Cyndi Lauper's country Detours album debuts at #4 with nearly 16k scanned. Joey + Rory's Hymns sits at#5 with 13k scanned and has now moved nearly 367k to date.

Top Ten Recap

Sturgill Simpson's A Sailor's Guide To Earth sits at #6 with sales of nearly 83k to date with Thomas Rhett's Tangled Up next at #7 with sales of 378k to date. Mary Chapin Carpenter debuts at #8 with sales of 6,300 in its first frame on this chart. At #9 is Carrie Underwood's Storyteller. It has scanned 585k to date while Sam Hunt's Montevallo is at #10 with sales of 1.1k plus to date.


We have new notables from Luke Bryan, Old Dominion, Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Chris Young, FGL, Kelsea Ballerini, Margo Price, Vince Gill, Brothers Osborne and more!

Top 5 Country Albums: March 7, 2016

Note: The Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers are rounded to nearest hundred albums sold.
CNTRY Artist Album Week Total Scans
1 Keith Urban Ripcord 92,800 92,800
2 Cole Swindell You Should Be Here 65,500 65,500
3 Chris Stapleton Traveller 24,000 1,301,400
4 Cyndi Lauper Detours 15,600 15,600
5 Joey+Rory Hymns 13,000 366,600

Read the entire Top 10 and Notable Albums list here