Alan Jackson continues topping country music charts, slips to 5th on Billboard 200
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Alan Jackson continues topping country music charts, slips to 5th on Billboard 200

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 – Alan Jackson slipped to fifth on the overall Billboard top 200 album chart, but remains atop the country chart. Last week, "Good Thing" was the best selling album in the U.S.

Jackson also is number one on the song chart with "Small Town Southern Man." also hit number one this week on both the Billboard and Country Aircheck country airplay charts. Carrie Underwood had been number one last week with "All-American Girl."

With sales of 53,000 this past week, a drop of 55 percent, Jackson's "Good Time," his 17th, fell to fifth overall.

Miami rapper Rick Ross is in first on the top 200 chart with "Trilla."

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