Keith, Turner lead Billboard charts
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Keith, Turner lead Billboard charts

Thursday, October 14, 2010 – Toby Keith enjoyed the best selling CD in the U.S. for the week ending Oct. 23 on the Billboard charts, with last week's chart topper, "Hemingway's Whiskey" by Kenny Chesney slipping to second. On the country song chart, Josh Turner moved to the top with All Over Me. He replaced Chesney's The Boys of Fall, which slipped to fourth.

On the song chart, Easton Corbin's second hit single, Roll With It, moved from fourth to second, while Darius Rucker remained third with Come Back Song. Sugarland's Stuck Like Glue was stuck at five. Brad Paisley moved into the top 10 with Anything Like Me, at number 9, up 3. Rascal Flatts' Why Wait was up 1 to 10.

Carrie Underwood was at 14, up 3, with Mama's Song. Keith Urban's new single, Put You in a Song, was up 4 to 18. Tim McGraw's single from his upcoming number one singles CD, Felt Good On My Lips, stood at 21, up 5. Toby Keith's title track from his new CD, Bullets in the Gun, was 25, up 4. Texas singer Sunny Sweeney made it to 28 with From a Table Away. James Wesley, formerly known as James Prosser, was up 3 to 29 with Real. The JaneDear Girls came in at 30, up 3 with Wildflower.

On the country album chart, Zac Brown Band was third with "You Get What You Give," Jamey Johnson fourth with "The Guitar Song" and Billy Currington fifth with "Enjoy Yourself."

Luke Bryan was up 5 to 18 with "Doin' My Thing." Rodney Atkins' self-titled CD was up 6 to 22. Also up 6, to 24, was his "It's America." Turner's "Haywire" was at 25, up 4. George Strait went from 32 to 26 with "Twang." Colt Ford was up 4 to 27 with "Chicken & Biscuits." Brooks & Dunn moved up 5 to 28 with "#1s...And Then Some."

On the bluegrass chart, Rhonda Vincent remained first with "Taken," Dierks Bentley second with "Up on the Ridge" and The SteelDrivers third with "Reckless."

On the overall top 200 chart, Zac Brown Band was 5th, Johnson 26th and Currington 28th.


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