Thursday, February 20, 2014
– Cole Swindell scored his first number as "Chillin' It" made it to the top of the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending March 1, knocking out his good friend Luke Bryan whose "Drink a Beer" fell to second. Eric Church had the best selling CD in the U.S. with "The Outsiders."
On the song chart, Jason Aldean was third with "When She Says Baby." Brantley Gilbert was fourth with "Bottoms Up." Church stood fifth with "Give Me Back My Hometown." Frankie Ballard broke into the top 10 with "Helluva Life," up two to ninth. Scotty McCreery was 10th, up two, with "See You Tonight."
Keith Urban's "Cop Car" went from 16 to 12. Miranda Lambert was the biggest mover with "Automatic" jumping from 36 to 14 in its second week out. Rascal Flatts moved from 20 to 15 with "Rewind." Florida Georgia Line was at 21 with "This is How We Roll," up four. Justin Moore closed out the top 25 with "Lettin' the Night Roll," up one.
On the albums chart, Church took over the top from Florida Georgia Line's "Here's to the Good Times," which fell to second. Bryan was third with "Crash My Party." Jennifer Nettles stood in fourth with "That Girl," one ahead of Ballard, who debuted with his second disc, "Sunshine & Whiskey." Church's "4 Album Collection" debuted at 12. McCreery closed out the top 20 with "See You tonight," up three.
Tyler Farr was 22nd with "Redneck Crazy," up five. Jake Owen was at 25 with "Days of Gold," up three.
On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Alan Jackson regained the top spot with "The Bluegrass Album" with last week's chart topper, "Only Me" from Rhonda Vincent, second. The Devil Makes Three was third with "I'm a Stranger Here." The "Broken Circle Breakdown" movie soundtrack remained fourth and "Best of Bluegrass: Collection's Edition" from Steve Ivey was fifth.
On the overall top 200, Florida Georgia Line was 14th, Bryan 19th, Nettles 33rd and Ballard 35th.