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Bryan doubles up

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 – Luke Bryan scored a double on the Billboard charts released today, topping the album chart with "Kill the Lights" and the song chart with "Strip It Down" for the week ending Oct. 31.

Thomas Rhett jumped from 11 to 2 on the songs chart with "Die a Happy Man." Old Dominion held third with "Break Up With Him," while Cam stayed fourth with "Burning House." Chris Young was fifth with "I'm Comin' Over."

Chase Rice was 10th with "Gonna Wanna Tonight," up 3, while Cole Swindell also moved up 3, to 11, with "Let Me See Ya Girl." Dan + Shay were at 13 with "Nothin' Like You," up 3. Sam Hunt was 14th with "Break Up in a Small Town," up 4.

Parmalee moved into the top 25 with "Already Callin' You Mine," at 23, up 3. LoCash's "I Love This Life" was at 24, up 3. Randy Houser closed out the top 25 as "We Went" was up 4 spots.

On the Albums chart, Toby Keith debuted in second with "35 mph Town," one ahead of "Thirty One" from Jana Kramer in its debut week. Don Henley held fourth with "Cass County." Last week's chart topper, George Strait's "Cold Beer Conversation,' fell to fifth.

Jason Boland And the Stragglers debuted at 11 with "Squelch." Josh Thompson debuted at 20 with "Change: The Lost Record Vol. 1" EP.

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, The Infamous Stringdusters debuted in first with its "Undercover" EP. Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn were second with their self-titled debut, one ahead of Dailey & Vincent's "Alive! In Concert." Steep Canyon Rangers were fourth with "Radio." Fleck and Washburn's "Banjo Banjo" EP was fifth, up 8. "The Song of The Banjo" by Alison Brown debuted in eighth.

On the top 200 overall chart, Bryan was 7th, Rhett 9th, Kramer 10th, Keith 14 and Hunt 17th. The Top 200 and country charts use different criteria.


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