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Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney hit number one on country music charts

Thursday, October 18, 2007 – Rascal Flatts enjoyed the top selling album on the Billboard country album chart for the week ending Oct. 27 with "Still Feels Good," while Kenny Chesney was first on the song chart with "Don't Blink."

Chesney took over the top spot from Toby Keith's "Love Me If You Can," which slipped to second. Tim McGraw was up one to third with "If You're Reading This." Dierks Bentley climbed three spots to fourth with "Free And Easy (Down The Road I Go)." Carrie Underwood also was up three, to fifth, with the first single from her upcoming second disc, "So Small."

Taylor Swift was a big mover with "Our Song," jumping 5 spots to 15th.

Newcomer Chuck Wicks made it into the top 25 with his first single, "Stealing Cinderella."

LeAnn Rimes debuted in second on the album chart with "Family." Reba McEntire was third with "Reba Duets," while Sara Evans debuted in fourth with "Greatest Hits." Chesney was fifth with "Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates."

On the overall top 200, Rascal Flats was third, Rimes 4th, McEntire 7th, Evans 8th and Chesney 26th.


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