Tuesday, July 28, 2015
– The long rein of Little Big Town atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with "Girl Crush" is over. Luke Bryan assumed the top spot with "Kick the Dust Up," switching spots with LBT. On the albums chart, Jason Isbell was first with "Something More Than Free," the first time he has led the chart.
Sam Hunt was third again on the songs chart with "Take Your Time." He also was fourth again with "House Party. Brantley Gilbert was in fifth, up three, with "One Hell of an Amen." Zac Brown Band held the eighth position with "Loving You Easy," up four.
Keith Urban was up 3 to 11 with "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16." Bryan also debuted at 19 with "Strip It Down." Cam was at 20 with her first hit single "Burning House," up 3. Florida Georgia Line broke into the top 25 with "Anything Goes" at 24. Kenny Chesney's "Save It For a Rainy Day" closed out the top 25 with the song up 6 spots.
On the albums chart, Alan Jackson debuted in second with "Angels and Alcohol." Hunt was third, down from the top spot, with "Montevallo." ZBB's "Jekyll + Hyde" was fourth. Eric Church remained fifth with "The Outsiders."
Moonshine Bandits debuted at 13 with "Blacked Out." Lee Brice debuted at 18 with "Mixtape: 'Til Summer's Gone," an EP. Miranda Lambert was up 5 to 25 with "Platinum."
On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Dailey & Vincent remained first with "Alive! In Concert." The SteelDrivers were second with "The Muscle Shoals Recordings." Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn stayed third with their self-titled debut. Robert Earl Keen was fourth with "Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions," while Punch Brothers were fifth with "The Phosphorescent Blues."
On the overall top 200, Jackson was 5th, Isbell 6th, Hunt 9th, ZBB 19th and Little Big Town 23rd with "Pain Killer." The top 200 and country albums charts use different criteria.