Tuesday, August 23, 2016
– Another week at the top of the charts for Florida Georgia Line as "H.O.L.Y" remained first on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week ending Sept. 3. Justin Moore led the Top Country Albums chart with "Kinda Don't Care." He was fourth on the overall top 200.
Blake Shelton was second on the albums chart with "If I'm Honest," falling from first. Chris Stapleton was third with "Traveller." Newcomer Cody Jinks debuted in fourth with "I'm Not the Devil." Dylan Scott made his first appearance on the chart with his self-titled debut.
Eric Church jumped from 20 to 6 with "Mr. Misunderstood." Dierks Bentley stood in ninth, up 3, with "Black." Upchurch, a Tennessee rapper, debuted at 22 with "Chicken Willie."
Kelsea Ballerini was second on the songs chart with "Peter Pan." Dan + Shay were third with "From the Ground Up." Sam Hunt's "Make You Miss Me" fell to fourth. Dierks Bentley's song with Elle King, "Different for Girls," was fifth.
Moore stood at 14 with "You Look Like I Need a Drink," up 4. Newcomer Brett Young was at 24, up 2, with "Sleep Without You." LoCash closed out the top 25 with "I Know Somebody," climbing 4.
Sara Jarosz led the Bluegrass Albums chart with " Undercurrent." The Earls of Leicester were second with "Rattle & Roar." O'Connor Band with Mark O'Connor fell from first to third with "Coming Home." The Original Broadway Cast Recording of "Bright Star: A New Musical" from Steve Martin and Edie Brickell was fourth. Sam Bush was fifth with "Storyman." Junior Sisk & Rambler's Choice debuted in sixth with "Poor Boy's Pleasure."
Stapleton again led the Americana/Folk Albums chart. Blind Pilot debuted in second with And Then Like Lions." The Lumineers were third with "Cleopatra." Kaleo was fourth with "Kaleo" and Drew Holcomb And the Neighbors fifth, debuting with "Live at the Ryman."
On the Top 200 chart, Shelton was 13th, Stapleton 17th, Church 37th, Hunt 38th and Jinks 39th. The top 200 and country charts use different criteria.