Thursday, June 11, 2015
– Little Big Town's "Girl Crush" on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart is continuing because the song is number one again for the week ending June 20. Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard were first with their first album together in 30 years, "Django & Jimmie."
The rest of the top five stayed the same: "Take Your Time" by Sam Hunt second; "Sangria" by Blake Shelton third; "Kick the Dust Up" by Luke Bryan fourth and "Sippin' On Fire" by Florida Georgia Line fifth.
Eric Church was at 13 with "Like a Wrecking Ball," up 3. That was the case with Jason Aldean's "Tonight Looks Good On You" at 14 and Thomas Rhett's "Crash And Burn" at 15. Hunt also was at 22 with "House Party," which was up 3. Dustin Lynch closed out the top 25 with "Hell of a Night," moving up 3 spots.
On the albums chart, the Hag and Nelson replaced Zac Brown Band's "Jekyll + Hyde," which fell to second. Billy Currington debuted in third with "Summer Forever." Hunt was fourth with "Montevallo." Brantley Gilbert was fifth with "Just As I Am."
Gloriana debuted at 13 with "Three." Kane Brown debuted at 22 with "Closer," an EP.
On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Dailey & Vincent again held the top spot with "Alive! In Concert." Punch Brothers were second with The Phosphorescent Blues." The Hillbenders debuted in third with "Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry." Robert Earl Keen was fourth with "Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions" and The Willis Clan was fifth with "Chapter Two - Boots."
On the overall Billboard Top 200, Haggard and Nelson were 7th, ZBB 9th, Hunt 13th, Currington 15th and Little Big Town 27th with "Pain Killer." The Billboard top 200 and country charts use different criteria.