Stapleton regains chart lead
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Stapleton regains chart lead

Sunday, February 28, 2016 – Chris Stapleton regained the top of the Billboard country charts with "Traveller."

The disc sold 52,000 units, down 14 percent, but held steady in fifth on the overall charts.

Joey + Rory's "Hymns" slipped from fourth to eighth, selling 37,000 units, down 46 percent.

Adele is first on the top 200 chart with "25," making it the 10th, albeit non-consecutive week, at the top. The disc sold 100,000 units for the week ending Feb. 25.


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CD review - From A Room: Volume 2 There is no bigger artist in country music today, perhaps even in American music, than Chris Stapleton. His appeal reaches beyond just the commercial country fans for his gritty bluesy approach. 2015's "Traveller" set a high bar, which was met by this year's release of "From A Room: Volume 1," which won Album of the Year in the 51st CMA Awards. Stapleton also garnered the Male Vocalist of the Year for his second time. Now seven months after that release, "From ...
CD review - Traveller Chris Stapleton is one of those artists you've heard without ever realizing it. That's because of his acclaim as a songwriter with such hits as Luke Bryan's "Drink a Beer," Josh Turner's "Your Man," Darius Rucker's "Come Back Song" and Kenny Chesney's "Never Wanted Nothing More." He also had a successful stint as lead singer of the driving bluegrass band The SteelDrivers (Adele recorded one of their songs, which he co-wrote as ...


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