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Chesney registers chart double

Thursday, October 7, 2010 – Kenny Chesney scored a chart double. "Hemingway's Whiskey" debuted as the best selling CD in the country, and he also remained first on the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending Oct. 16 with The Boys of Fall.

On the album chart, Zac Brown Band vacated the top post, falling one, with "You Get What You Give." Billy Currington was down one to third with "Enjoy Yourself." Jamey Johnson's "The Guitar Song" and Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" both were down one to fourth and fifth respectively.

Blake Shelton's "All About Tonight" EP moved from 19 to 14. Eric Church jumped from 25 to 16 with "Carolina" 80 weeks after its release. Jason Aldean was at 17, up 3, with "Wide Open." Bluegrass star Rhonda Vincent saw her indie release "Taken" shoot up the chart from 59 to 21 in its second week out. Chesney's "Greatest Hits II" jumped from 35 to 26.

Josh Turner stayed second on the song chart with All Over Me. Darius Rucker moved from five to three with Come Back Song. Easton Corbin's Roll With It dropped one to fourth, while Sugarland's first single from their upcoming CD, Stuck Like Glue, was up two to fifth.

As She's Walking Away by Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson was up three to ninth. Most of the rest of the top 30 showed little movement. Luke Bryan stood at 23, up 3, with Someone Else Calling You Baby. Tim McGraw's new single Felt Good on My Lips jumped from 33 to 26. Toby Keith's title track, Bullets in the Gun skyrocketed from 37 to 29.

On the bluegrass album chart, Vincent stood at the top, knocking out Dierks Bentley's "Up on the Ridge."

On the overall top 200 chart, Zac Brown Band was 3rd, Currington 21st, Johnson 23rd and Lady Antebellum 33rd.

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