Country Albums Chart Report: July 6, 2016

The pictured Joey+Rory are inching closer to a milestone while Chris Stapleton returns to a familiar chart position.

After a few weeks out of the top, Chris Stapleton returns to his familiar spot at #1 with Traveller. The album has now scanned over 1.431 million albums! Blake Shelton's If I'm Honest is sitting at #2 with sales of nearly 283k to date while the 9th edition of the Now That's What I Call Country Music! series sits at #3 with sales now at 37k to date. Sitting at #4 is Deirks Bentley's Black. The album has scanned 137k to date. Rounding out our Top 5 rundown is Keith Urban's Ripcord. The album has scanned nearly 200k to date.

Top Ten Recap

Jon Pardi's former #1 album slides to #6 in its second week in our rundown here with sales now at nearly 31k. Joey + Rory's final album, Hymns sits at #7 with sales of 414k to date. The album WILL be a Gold-certified project and that will be the first one of their career. It could very well be the best-selling Christian/Gospel album of 2016 too. Cole Swindell's You Should Be Here is next with sales of 138k to date. At #9 is Thomas Rhett's Tangled Up and Maren Morris' major label debut Hero sits at #10.


We have new notables from Kelsea Ballerini, Old Dominion, Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Chris Young, Granger Smith, Sturgill Simpson, Dan+Shay, Randy Houser, Martina McBride, Randy Travis, LOCASH and more!

Top 5 Country Albums: June 14, 2016

Note: The Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers are rounded to nearest hundred albums sold.
CNTRY Artist Album Week Total Scans
1 Chris Stapleton Traveller 15,300 1,431,500
2 Blake Shelton If I'm Honest 14,000 282,700
3 Various Artists Now Country 9 8,900 37,200
4 Dierks Bentley Black 7,600 136,900
5 Keith Urban Ripcord 7,300 197,200

Read the entire Top 10 and Notable Albums list here: