Thursday, May 30, 2013
– Darius Rucker enjoyed life at the top as he had the best selling country album in the U.S. with "True Believers." He took over for George Strait whose "Love is Everything" fell to second. Florida Georgia Line is on a roll with Cruise
because the song yet again held the top of the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending June 8.
On the songs chart, Rucker was up one to second with Wagon Wheel, a song penned by Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show. Blake Shelton held onto third with Boys 'Round Here with Pistol Annies & Friends. Tim McGraw stayed fourth with Highway Don't Care with Taylor Swift helping out. Florida Georgia Line again was fifth with Get Your Shine On.
Hunter Hayes climbed from 10 to 7 with I Want Crazy. The Band Perry made into the top 10 - at 9 - DONE. Jake Owen was 10th, up 3, with Anywhere With You. Randy Houser held onto the 15th spot with Runnin' Outta Moonlight, up 3. Jump Right In from Zac Brown Band was 20th, up 3. Easton Corbin's All Over the Road was at 22, up 3. Danielle Bradbery debuted at 23 with Heads Carolina, Tails California, once a hit for Jo Dee Messina. Brett Eldredge was 25th with Don't Ya, up 1.
Lady Antebellum was third on the Top Country Albums chart with "Golden," one ahead of Shelton's "Based on a True Story..." Florida Georgia Line was fifth with "Here's to the Good Times." Carrie Underwood was up 3 to 19 with "Blown Away." Houser's "How Country Feels" was at 29, up 3.
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell held the first spot on the Bluegrass Albums chart with "Love Has Come For You." Steven Curtis Chapman remained second with "Deep Roots." Old Crow Medicine Show was third with "Carry Me Back." "Brothers of the Highway" from Dailey & Vincent was fourth followed by Steve Ivey's "Best Of Bluegrass: Collector's Edition."
On the overall top 200, Rucker was 2nd, Strait 8th, Lady A 10th, Shelton 16th and Florida Georgia Line 18th.