Thursday, May 21, 2015
– Little Big Town and Zac Brown Band both retained the top spots on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Albums chart for the week ending May 30.
LBT was first on the songs charts with "Girl Crush" Sam Hunt stayed second with "Take Your Time" and Florida Georgia Line third with "Sippin' On Fire." Blake Shelton was fourth with "Sangria," while "Smoke" from A Thousand Horses was fifth, the group's first hit.
Chris Young debuted in eighth with "I'm Coming Over." The rest of the top 25 had little change.
On the album chart, ZBB was first with "Jekyll + Hyde." Hunt was second with "Montevallo." "Nashville: The Music of Season 3: Volume 2" debuted in third. Chris Stapleton was fourth with "Traveller" and Reba McEntire fifth with "Love Somebody." Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell debuted in eighth with "The Traveling Kind."
The compilation disc, "NOW That's What I Call ACM Awards: 50 Years" debuted at 14. Cole Swindell was at 18 with his self-titled disc, up 3.
On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Dailey & Vincent stayed first with "Alive! In Concert." Della Mae jumped from 10 to 2 with its self-titled second disc. Steve 'N' Seagulls debuted at three with "Farm Machine." Rhonda Vincent was fourth with "Only Me." Robert Earl Keen was fifth with "Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions."
On the top 200, ZBB was 7th, Hunt 17th, Little Big Town 24th, "Nashville" 28th, and Florida Georgia Line 36th. The top 200 and country albums chart use different criteria.