Thursday, June 7, 2012
– Carrie Underwood jumped to the top of the Billboard country charts, leading the Country Songs chart for the week ending June 16 with Good Girl
and the album chart with "Blown Away." Underwood took over the top of the songs chart from Kip Moore's Somethin' 'Bout a Truck,
which fell to fourth. She held onto the top spot of the albums chart.
Luke Bryan was third on the Country Album chart with "tailgates & tanlines," switching places with Lionel Richie's "Tuskegee." Eric Church stayed fourth with "Chief." Jason Aldean stood steady in fifth with "My Kinda Party."
Johnny Cash debuted in sixth with "Starbucks Opus Collection: Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the Birth of Johnny Cash." Wade Bowen debuted in ninth with "Given." Kevin Costner & Modern West jumped from 38 to 14 with "Hatfields & McCoys: Famous Feuds." Trace Akdins went from 43 to 39 with "10 Great Songs."
On the song chart, Church inched up one to second with Springsteen, switching spots with Zac Brown Band's No Hurry. Bryan remained fifth with Drunk On You.
Toby Keith made it the top 10 on the chart - at 10 - with Beers Ago, up 1. Kenny Chesney stood at 13, up 3, with Come Over. Blake Shelton move dup 4 to 23 with Over. Easton Corbin came in at 25, up 3, with Lovin' You Is Fun. Alan Jackson also was up 3 to 26 with So You Don't Have to Love Me. Hunter Hayes was up 4 to 27 with Wanted. Chris Young was 29, up 3, with Neon, while Lady Antebellum closed out the top 30, up 6, with Wanted You More.
On the bluegrass albums chart, Trampled by Turtles still was first with "Stars And Satellites." Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers were second, up three, with "Rare Bird Alert." Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile were third with "The Goat Rodeo Sessions," while "The Gospel Side of Dailey & Vincent" was fourth. "Paper Airplane" from Alison Krauss & Union Station was fifth.
On the overall top 200, Underwood was 6th, Bryan 9th, Richie 10th, Church 14th and Aldean 21st.