Thursday, October 2, 2014
– Kenny Chesney led the Billboard Country Albums chart with "The Big Revival" for the week ending Oct. 11. The disc was the second best selling album in the U.S. Jason Aldean, once again, is leading the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with "Burnin' It Down." The song is off his album out next week.
Tim McGraw fell to second with "Sundown Heaven Town," which debuted at number one last week. George Strait was third with "The Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium." Luke Bryan was fourth with "Crash My Party." Lee Brice held fifth with "I Don't Dance."
Big & Rich debuted in eighth with "Gravity." Texas artists Josh Abbott Band debuted at 12 with "Tuesday Night," an EP. Lee Ann Womack debuted with "The Way I'm Livin'" at 18. Thomas Rhett jumped 12 to 25 with "It Goes Like This."
On the Songs chart, the top five songs remained the same. Florida Georgia Line was second with "Dirt." Chesney's "American Kids" was third. Sam Hunt stayed fourth with "Leave the Night On" with Luke Bryan fifth with "Roller Coaster." Aldean also was eighth on the chart with "Tonight Looks Good on You" making its debut.
Keith Urban moved from 19 to 15 with "Somewhere In My Car." Florida Georgia Line debuted at 19 with "Anything Goes." Brad Paisley was at 24 with "Perfect Storm," up 3.
There's a new number one on the Bluegrass Albums chart. The Earls of Leicester debuted in first with its self-titled debut. The group includes Jerry Douglas. Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer were second with "Bass & Mandolin." "Three Bells" from Mike Auldridge, Rob Ickes and Douglas was third. Greensky Bluegrass was fourth with "If Sorrows Swim." Nickel Creek, remained fifth with "A Dotted Line."
On the overall top 200, McGraw was 13th, Strait 14th, Bryan 35th and Brice 36th.