Thursday, August 22, 2013
– It was a great week for Luke Bryan, who has the best selling disc in the U.S. with "Crash My Party" and the number one country single with That's My Kind of Night
in only its third week on the chart on the Billboard charts for the week ending Aug. 31. In fact, the single skyrocketed from 35 last week.
Bryan took over the songs chart top spot from the record setting megahit Cruise from Florida Georgia Line. Bryan also was third on the song chart with Crash My Party. Hunter Hayes was fourth with I Want Crazy. Brett Eldredge's Don't Ya was fifth. Keith Urban was up three to sixth with Little Bit of Everything. Thomas Rhett earned his first top 10 single with It Goes Like This at 10, up two.
Tim McGraw stood at 17, up five, with Highway Don't Care, his song with Taylor Swift.
On the Top Country Albums chart, Bryan took over the top from Florida Georgia Line's "Here's to the Good Times," which fell to second. Blake Shelton stayed third with "Based on a True Story..." Bryan also was fourth with his last regular studio CD, "tailgates & tanlines." Hayes was fifth with his self-titled debut. Bryan had yet a third disc in the top 10 with "Spring Break...Here to Party" at ninth, up four.
Carrie Underwood was at 11, up four, with "Blown Away." Little Big Town's "Tornado" was up six to 12th. Glen Campbell debuted at 22 with "See You There." "Caught in the Act: Live" from Eric Church placed 24th, up four. Johnny Cash debuted at 32 with "LIFE Unheard." "Nashville: The Music Of Nashville: Season 1: Volume 2" was at 36, up six.
The stranglehold of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell on the Bluegrass Albums chart with "Love Has Come For You" ended as The Isaacs shot to the top with "Living Years" in its first week out. Martin and Brickell were second. Steve Ivey's "Beset of Bluegrass: Collector's Edition" was third, Steven Curtis Chapman's "Deep Roots" fourth and Old Crow Medicine Show's "Carry Me Back" fifth.
On the overall top 200, Florida Georgia Line was eighth, Shelton 11th, Bryan 16 with "tailgates..." and Hayes 19th.