Thursday, December 15, 2011
– Zac Brown Band has another number 1 song on its hands as Keep In Mind
is at the top of the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending Dec. 24. Scott McCreery moved back to first on the Country Albums Chart with "Clear As Day," switching spots with Lady Antebellum's "Own the Night," which fell to second.
"My Kinda Party" from Jason Aldean was third on the albums chart. "Speak Now: World Tour Live CD/DVD" from Taylor Swift was fourth and Toby Keith's "Clancy's Tavern" was up from eight to five.
Pistols Annies were up 4 to 13 with "Hell On Heels." Rascal Flatts was up 3 to 21 with "Nothing Like This." "Hemingway's Whiskey" from Kenny Chesney was up 3 to 22. Blake Shelton's "Loaded" The Best of Blake Shelton" moved from 33 to 27. "Icon: Josh Turner" jumped from 45 to 34.
Hunter Hayes' self-titled debut was at 37, up 3. Thompson Square's self-titled debut was at 38, up 11. Darius Rice was at 39, up 4 with "Charleston, SC 1966." Trace Adkins rounded out the top 40 with "Proud to Be Here," up 6.
Zac Brown Band took over the song chart from Lady Antebellum's We Owned the Night, which slipped to third. Aldean stayed second with Tattoos on This Town. Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield jumped from eighth to fourth. David Nail moved from seven to five with Let It Rain.
Eric Church was sixth, up four, with Drink in My Hand. Luke Bryan also was up four, to seventh, with I Don't Want This Night to End. You from Chris Young also was up four to ninth. Chesney was at 11, up 3, with Reality.> Martina McBride was at 12 with I'm Gonna Love You Through It, up 3, Keith Urban was up 4 to 13 with You Gonna Fly. Brad Paisley's Camouflage went from 19 to 15. Keith's Red Solo Cup was up 4 to 17, while Justin Moore inched up 3 to 19 with Bait a Hook, and George Strait 4 to 19 with Love's Gonna Make It Alright.
The rest of the top 30 had many chart climbers. Sara Evans was at 22, up 3, with My Heart Can't Tell You No. Jake Owen was 23, up 3, with Alone With You. James Wesley was at 24, up 3, with Didn't I. McCreery moved up 3 to 25 with The Trouble With Girls. Faith Hill's Come Home moved up 3 to 26, as did the 27th spot song Like My Dog by Billy Currington. Swift was the greatest gainer - up 9 - with Ours. Craig Morgan closed out the top 30, up 3, with This Ole Boy.
The top four spots on the bluegrass chart remained the same. "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" by Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile was first, "Paper Airplane by Alison Krauss & Union Station second; "An Appalachian Christmas" by Mark O'Connor third, and "Rare Bird Alert" by Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers fourth. "Why Can't We" by The Isaacs was fifth.
On the overall top 200, McCreery was 13th, Lady A 15th, Aldean 26th, Swift 30th and Keith 34th.