Swift, Chesney again lead charts
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Swift, Chesney again lead charts

Thursday, February 3, 2011 – Kenny Chesney is number 1 yet again on the Billboard Country Songs chart with Somewhere With You for the week ending Feb. 12. On the album chart, Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" is first.

Keith Urban stayed second on the song chart with Put You in a Song. Chris Young was up two to third with Voices, while Luke Bryan dropped one to fourth with Someone Else Calling You Baby. Blake Shelton moved up one to fifth with Who Are You When I'm Not Looking?"

Jason Aldean broke into the top 10 - at 10 - with Don't You Wanna Stay, his song with Kelly Clarkson, which was up 1.

Zac Brown Band jumped 4 to 17 with Colder Weather. Miranda Lambert moved up 3 to 23 with Heart Like Mine. Rascal Flatts climbed 4 to 26 with I Won't Let Go.

Aldean was second on the album chart with "My Kinda Party." Lady Antebellum was third with "Need You Now," switching spots with the "Country Strong" soundtrack in fifth. Zac Brown Band stayed fifth with "You Get What You Give." The Band Perry jumped four to eighth with its self-titled debut.

Joe Nichols debuted in 12th with his "Greatest Hits." Zac Brown Band also was up 4 to 15 with "The Foundation," while Billy Currington jumped 5 to 15 with "Enjoy Yourself." Jerrod Niemann's "Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury" was up 3 to 21. Carrie Underwood stood at 23, up 4, with "Play On."

The Grascals were first on the bluegrass chart with "Country Classics with a Bluegrass Spin." Dierks Bentley was second with "Up on the Ridge," and Carolina Chocolate Drops third with Luminescent Orchestrii.

On the overall top 200, Swift was 7th, Aldean 12th, Lady A 17th, Country Strong 25th and Zac Brown Band 30th.

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