Country Albums Chart Report: September 6, 2016

Florida Georgia Line opens big with their third album release "Dig Your Roots."

It was a close call for #1 but Florida Georgia Line couldn't beat one of entertainment's icons in Barbara Streisand for #1 on the Billboard 200 chart but the popular BMLG Records duo did manage to snag the #1 place on this chart, out-selling another entertainment icon, Dolly Parton, 10 to 1 with their third project Dig Your Roots. The album is their second-consecutive project to debut at #1. Dolly Parton, who scored her first #1 album in over 20 years with Pure & Simple last week, sits at #2 with sales now at 33k after two weeks. Chris Stapleton's Traveller is at #3 with sales of 12k this week and 1.548 million to date. At #4, we find Blake Shelton's If I'm Honest. The album has moved 435k to date. Rounding out the Top 5 is Justin Moore with his latest project Kinda Don't Care  with sales of 55k plus to date.

Top Ten Recap

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family's Love Remains sits at #6 with sales now over 60k. Keith Urban has sold over 250k copies of Ripcord to date and sits at #7. Sitting at #8 is Cole Swindell's You Should Be Here, his sophomore project. He's sold over 183k to date. Carrie Underwood's Storyteller has now moved 645k to date while Luke Bryan rounds out the TOp 10 with Kill The Lights. The album has moved over 1.038 million copies to date


We have new notables from Darius Rucker, Joey+Rory, Kelsea Ballerini, Old Dominion, Eric Church, Chris Young, Reba McEntire, Drake White, Jake Owen, Dan+Shay, LOCASH and more! New projects mentioned include the latest from Reba, Jack Ingram and Ryan Robinette

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 Florida Georgia Line Dig Your Roots
2 Dolly Parton Pure & Simple 12,800 33,000
3 Chris Stapleton Traveller 12,000 1,548,000
4 Blake Shelton If I'm Honest 8,200 435,300
5 Justin Moore Kinda Don't Care 7,700 55,400

Read the entire Top 10 and Notable Albums list here