Thursday, October 27, 2016
– Blackberry Smoke debuts in first on the Billboard Country Albums chart for the week ending Nov. 5 with "Like An Arrow." Kenny Chesney sits atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with "Setting the World on Fire," featuring Pink.
On the songs chart, Keith Urban is second with "Blue Ain't Your Color." Cole Swindell was third with "Middle of a Memory." Florida Georgia Line's "May We All" was up three to fourth with Tim McGraw helping out. Luke Bryan's "Move" was fifth.
Brett Young notched his first top 10 with "Sleep Without You" at 9, up 2. Carrie Underwood stood at 13 with "Dirty Laundry," up 5. Thomas Rhett's "Star of the Show" was at 19, up 3. Jon Pardi broke into the top 25 with "Dirt On My Boots" at 25, up 3.
Chris Stapleton remained second on the albums chart with "Traveller." Jason Aldean, first last week with "They Don't Know," slipped to third. Chris Young debuted in fourth with "It Must Be Christmas." Florida Georgia Line was fifth with "Dig Your Roots."
Bradley Walker was 13th, up 18, with "Call Me Old-fashioned." The Mavericks "All Night Live, Volume 1," debuted at 14. Sturgill Simpson was 18th, up 12, with "A Sailor's Guide to Earth." Pardi was at 21 with "California Sunrise," up 5.
Blackberry Smoke led the Americana/Folk Albums chart. Johnnyswim was second with "Georgica Pond." Stapleton was third, Conor Oberst fourth with "Ruminations" and Bon Iver fifth with "22, a Million."
Walker topped the Bluegrass Albums chart. Dwight Yoakam was second with "Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars..." after being first last week. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band was third with "Circlin' Back: Celebrating 50 Years, Live at the Ryman Auditorium, TN." Mandolin Orange's "Blindfaller" was fourth and The Devil Makes Three fifth with "Redemption & Ruin."
On the overall top 200, Blackberry Smoke was 12th, Florida Georgia Line 17th, Stapleton 19th, Aldean 25th and Urban 32nd. The top 200 and Country Albums chart use different criteria.