Thursday, May 10, 2012
– Carrie Underwood enjoying the best selling disc in the U.S. with "Blown Away" on the Billboard chart for the week ending May 19. Miranda Lambert grabbed the top of the Country Songs chart with Over You,
switching places with Banjo
by Rascal Flatts, which fell to third.
On the songs chart, Jason Aldean was second, up two, with Fly Over States. Zac Brown Band also was up two to fourth with No Hurry. Kip Moore has a big hit on his hands with Somethin' About a Truck. The Georgian's single jumped from nine to five. Tim McGraw made it into the top 10 - at 9 - with Better Than I Used to Be up 2.
The rest of the top 30 showed little movement. Dierks Bentley went from 25 to 22 with 5-1-5-0, while Keith Urban jumped 5 to 26 with For You. Newcomer Thomas Rhett was at 29, up 3, with Something To Do With My Hands.
On the album chart, Underwood took over the top from Lionel Richie's "Tuskegee," which slipped to second. Luke Bryan was third with "tailgates & tanlines," one ahead of "Hard 2 Love" by Lee Brice. Moore was fifth with "Up All Night."
Rodney Atkins jumped 5 to 22 with "Take a Back Road." "Icon: George Strait" was up 5 to 30. Lauren Alaina's debut, "Wildflower" jumped 5 to 35.
On the bluegrass albums chart, the top three spots stayed the same; Trampled by Turtles first with "Stars and Satellites," Dailey & Vincent second with "The Gospel Side of Dailey & Vincent" and Punch Brothers third with "Who's Feeling Young Now?" "Rare Bird Alert" from Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers was fourth, up three. "Paper Airplane" from Alison Krauss & Union Station stayed fifth.
On the overall top 200, Richie was 6th, Bryan 13th, Brice 14th and Moore 16th.