Thursday, January 22, 2009
– Taylor Swift once again had the top selling CD in the U.S. with "Fearless" for the seventh week and also had the second best selling disc on the country chart with her debut 117 weeks after its release. On the country song chart for the week ending Jan. 31, Alan Jackson scored his third number one from "Gone Country" with Country Boy,
jumping up from fifth. He edged out Start a Band,
" the Brad Paisley duet with Keith Urban, which fell to second
On the country album chart, Sugarland stayed third with "Love on the Inside." Zac Brown Band was up one to fourth with "The Foundation," switching places with Rascal Flatts' "Greatest Hits Volume 1." The rest of the top 25 had very little movement with most CDs being up or down a spot or two. Bigger movers were The Eagles, up 4 to 19 with "Long Road Out of Eden." Billy Currington was back in the top 25 - at 24 - with "Little Bit of Everything," up 3. Trace Adkins' "American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II," was up 4 to 25.
The song chart enjoyed a lot of movement. Blake Shelton skyrocketed from ninth to third with She Wouldn't Be Gone. Currington stayed fourth with Don't. Dierks Bentley jumped from eighth to fifth with Feel That Fire, the first single and title track from his upcoming CD. Toby Keith went from 10th to 6th with God Love Her. Kenny Chesney's Down the Road>I with Mac McAnally was also up four to seventh. Urban's new single, Sweet Thing was up four to eighth, while Brooks & Dunn's Cowgirls Don't Cry, featuring Reba McEntire, went from 13 to 9.
Pat Green's Let Me moved on up to 15 from 18. Lee Ann Womack was at 16, up 3, with Last Call. Jake Owen's Don't Think I Can't Love You, was up 3 to 17. Rodney Atkins enjoyed a big mover, It's America, which was up 6 spots to 18. Everything Is Fineby Josh Turner was at 22, up 3; Jimmy Wayne's I Will was at 23, up 3. Tim McGraw enjoyed a big mover as well with Nothin' To Die For at 24, up 7. Jason Aldean closed out the top 25 with She's Country up 4.
On the overall top 200, Swift's debut was 26th, Sugarland 35th, Zac Brown Band 37th and Rascal Flatts 42nd.