Thursday, September 17, 2015
– Sam Hunt's chart domination continued as "House Party" remained first on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week ending Sept. 26. Luke Bryan stayed atop the Top Country Albums chart with "Kill the Lights."
Chris Janson was second on the Songs chart with "Buy Me a Boat," one ahead of Thomas Rhett's "Crash And Burn." Keith Urban fell two to fourth with "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16." Luke Bryan remained fifth with "Strip It Down."
California singer Cam was up three to eighth with "Burning House." Maddie & Tae reached number nine with their second hit single, "Fly," up three.
Cole Swindell were at 15 with "Let Me See Ya Girl," up 3. Dan + Shay were at 16 with "Nothin' Like You," up 4. Chase Rice also moved up 4, to 17, with "Gonna Wanna Tonight." Blake Shelton's "Gonna" was up 3 to 21. Brothers Osborne were one back with "Stay a Little Longer," which moved up three.
Lady Antebellum was at 23 with "Long Stretch of Love," up 3. Jana Kramer was one back at 24 with "I Got the Boy," also up 3. Tim McGraw closed out the top 25 with "Top of the World," up 4.
On the albums chart, Hunt was second with "Montevallo," Maddie & Tae third with "Start Here," Zac Brown Band fourth with "Jekyll + Hyde" and Eric Church fifth with "The Outsiders."
Chris Stapleton jumped 7 to 13 with "Traveller." Zac Brown Band's "Greatest Hits So Far..." went from 22 to 19. Cole Swindell's self-titled debut was up 3 to 22, 1 ahead of "Django And Jimmie" from Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, also up 3.
On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Dailey & Vincent were first with Alive! In Concert." Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn jumped from 11 to 2 with their self-titled debut. Last week's chart topper, "Radio" from Steep Canyon Rangers, fell to third. The SteelDrivers were fourth with "The Muscle Shoals Recordings." Punch Brothers closed out the top five with "The Phosphorescent Blues."
On the overall top 200, Bryan was 6th, Hunt 13th, Church 32nd, Zac Brown Band 36th and Maddie & Tae 43rd. The top 200 and country albums chart use different criteria.