Bryan, Hunt again top charts
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Bryan, Hunt again top charts

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Luke Bryan is number one again on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week ending Feb. 14 with "I See You." Sam Hunt also is first again on the Top Country Albums chart with "Montevallo."

On the albums chart, Jason Aldean remained second with "Old Boots, New Dirt," Carrie Underwood third with "Greatest Hits: Decade #1" and Blake Shelton fourth with "Bringing Back the Sunshine." Florida Georgia Line was fifth with "Anything Goes."

Miranda Lambert went from 13 to 10 with "Platinum." Brantley Gilbert jumped from 18 to 12 with "Just As I Am." Lee Brice's "I Don't Dance" was up 5 to 15. "A Compilation album, "21 Country Hits" was at 20, up 15. Ray Price's "Beauty Is...: The Final Sessions" was at 22nd, after not being on the chart last week.

On the songs chart, Eric Church was second, up one, with "Talladega." Florida Georgia Line's "Sun Daze" also climbed one to third. Blake Shelton's "Lonely Tonight," featuring Ashley Monroe, was up one to fourth, and Sam Hunt's "Take Your Time" at five, also inching up one.

Cole Swindell stood at 12th, up 3 with "Ain't Worth the Whiskey." Zac Brown Band moved 4 spots to 14 with "Homegrown." New band A Thousand Horses entered the top 25, at 24, with "Smoke," up 2.

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Punch Brothers debuted in first with "The Phosphorescent Blues." Ralph Stanley & Friends were second with "Man of Constant Sorrow" after leading it last week. Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn's self-titled disc was third. Nickel Creek was fourth with "A Dotted Line." Jim White vs The Packway Handle Band debuted in fifth with "Take It Like a Man."

On the overall top 200 chart, Hunt was 16th, Underwood 24th, Shelton 32nd, Aldean 34th and Florida Georgia Line 40th. Punch Brothers were 37th.


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