Thursday, November 24, 2011
– Brantley Gilbert scored his first number one song with Country Must Be Country Wide
taking over the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending Dec. 3. On the album chart, Scotty McCreery was first, taking over from Miranda Lambert's "Four the Record," which dropped to third.
Gilbert took over for Taylor Swift's Sparks Fly, which fell to fifth. Jason Aldean jumped from six to two with Tattoos on This Town. Lady Antebellum was up three to the third spot with We Owned the Night. Lambert also moved up three, to fourth with I>Baggage Claim.
Keith Urban was a big mover with You Gonna Fly, jumping from 29 to 23. Toby Keith's new single, Red Solo Cup, stood at 28, up 3.
On the album chart, Lady A was second with "Own the Night," Luke Bryan fourth with "Tailgates & Tanlines" and Aldean fifth with "My Kinda Party. David Nail debuted in eighth with "The Sound of a Million Dreams."
Justin Moore was at 21, up 3, with "Outlaws Like Me." The "NOW That's What I Call Country" compilation was up 3 to 22. Jake Owen also moved up 3 to 24 with "Barefoot Blue Jean Night." "Loaded: The Best of Blake Shelton" was up 7 to 29. Tim McGraw's "Number One Hits" was up 5 to 30th. The "Country Strong" soundtrack was up 3 to 34. Billy Currington's "Enjoy Yourself" moved up 6 to 35. "Icon: George Strait" jumped 6 to 38.
On the bluegrass chart, "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" from Yo-Yo Ma/Stuart Duncan/Edgar Meyer/Chris Thile stayed first. Alison Krauss & Union Station's "Paper Airplane" held at the second spot. Punch Brother's "Antifogmatic" jumped from nine to three. Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers held onto fourth with "Rare Bird Alert." The Isaacs were in fifth with " Why Can't We."
On the overall top 200 album chart, McCreery was 13th, Lady Antebellum 16th, Lambert 20th, Bryan 26th and Aldean 29th.