Thursday, January 5, 2012
– Zac Brown Band and Lady Antebellum stayed atop the Billboard Country Song and Album charts for the week ending Jan. 14. Keep Me in Mind
was ZBB's latest song chart topper, while "Own the Night" led the album chart.
David Nail was second, up two, with Let It Rain on the songs chart. Eric Church also was up two, to third, with Drink in My Hand. Tattoos on this Town from Jason Aldean was fourth. <>Easy> by Rascal Flatts with Natasha Bedingfield, was fifth. The rest of the top 30 had very little movement. Craig Morgan made it into the top 30 - at 29 - with This Ole Boy. Lady Antebellum has its latest single, Dancin' Away With My Heart, moved up 7 to 30.
Aldean was second on the album chart with "My Kinda Party." Scotty McCreery's "Clear As Day" was third, followed by Luke Bryan's "Tailgates & Tanlines" in fourth and Toby Keith's "Clancy's Tavern" in fifth.
Pistol Annies went from 16 to 13 with "Hell On Heels." Jake Owen was at 15, up 5, with "Barefoot Blue Jean Night." Justin Moore moved from 19 to 16 with "Outlaws Like Me." Tim McGraw's "Number One Hits" was up 4 to 19. Rodney Atkins was at 21, up 4, with "Take a Back Road." Hunter Hayes' self-titled debut was a big mover, jumping 16 to 22. Chris Young's "Neon" moved up 4 to 23. "Icon: Josh Turner" was at 26, up 10. "Icon: Billy Currington" jumped from 41 to 27.
The "Footloose" soundtrack moved from 40 to 33. David Nail's "The Sound of a Million Dreams" shot from 37 to 48. "Top 50 Hottest Country Hits" debuted at 38.
On the bluegrass chart, "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" by Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile stayed first. "Paper Airplane" by Alison Krauss & Union Station remained second as did Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers' "Rare Bird Alert." Sarah Jarosz was up three to four with "Follow Me Down." Mark O'Connor's "An Appalachian Christmas" was fifth.
On the overall top 200, Lady A was 4th, Aldean 18th, McCreery 21st, Bryan 23rd and Keith 32nd.