Thursday, October 6, 2011
– Toby Keith moved to the top of the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending Oct. 15 with Made in America,
while Lady Antebellum led the album chart with "Own the Night."
Keith switched spots with Rodney Atkins whose Take a Back Road was second. Keith Urban remained third with Long Hot Summer. Blake Shelton moved up three to fourth with God Gave Me You. George Swift was up one to fifth with Here for a Good Time.
Jason Aldean was at 15, up 3, with Tattoos on This Town. Also up 3 was Zac Brown Band whose Keep Me in Mind was at 22. Chris Young was the biggest mover as You jumped from 36 to 30.
On the album chart, Aldean was second with "My Kinda Party," Brantley Gilbert third with "Halfway to Heaven," George Strait fourth with "Here for a Good Time" and Luke Bryan fifth with "tailgates & tanlines."
LeAnn Rimes debuted in seventh with "Lady & Gentlemen." The "Footloose" soundtrack debuted at 23. Ronnie Dunn's self-titled de but was at 30, up 3. Keith Urban moved up 6 to 38 with "Get Closer."
The bluegrass side showed no movement in the top two with Alison Krauss & Union first with "Paper Airplane" and Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers" second with "Rare Bird Alert." Ricky Skaggs debuted in third with "A Skaggs Family Christmas: Vol. 2." Dierks Bentley was fourth with "Up on the Ridge" and Sarah Jarosz fifth with "Follow Me Down."
On the overall top 200, Lady A was 6th, Aldean 16th, Gilbert 17th, Strait 18th and Bryan 20th.