Thursday, April 3, 2008
– Trace Adkins and Taylor Swift top the Billboard country song and album charts for the week ending April 12 with "You're Gonna Miss This" and "Taylor Swift" respectively.
Adkins took over for Alan Jackson's "Small Town Southern Man," which fell to fifth. George Strait was second with "I Saw God Today," while Chris Cagle was third with "What Kinda Gone." James Otto was fifth with "Just Got Started Lovin' You."
Jason Aldean was up two to sixth with "Laughed Until We Cried," and Swift was up two to seventh with "Picture to Burn."
The two biggest movers were Carrie Underwood, whose "Last Name" was up 7 to 21 and Kenny Chesney. His "Better as a Memory" skyrocketed from 47th to 25th.
On the album chart, Jackson was second with "Good Time." Adkins jumped from 10th to third with "American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II." Underwood was down one to fourth with "Carnival Ride," and Garth Brooks stayed fifth with "The Ultimate Hits."
The Eagles were up three to sixth with "Long Road Out of Eden." A debut album, "Vintage Country: The Golden Age Of Country Music" with various artists was 11th. Another set from various artists, "How Great Thou Art: Gospel Favorites From The Grand Ole Opry: Live" went from 29th to 18th.
On the overall top 200, Swift was 14th, Jackson 15th, Adkins 26th, Underwood 37th and Brooks 40th.