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LANCO debuts in first

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – LANCO debuted in first with its first CD, "Hallelujah Nights," on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart for the week ending Feb. 3. Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line continue atop the Hot Country Songs chart with "Meant to Be."

Thomas Rhett, Russell Dickerson and Kane Brown stayed two-three-four on the songs chart with "Marry Me," "Yours" and "What Ifs," which features Lauren Alaina. LANCO jumped from 10 to 5 with "Greatest Love Story."

Scotty McCreery made it into the top 10 with "Five More Minutes" at 10, up 4. Devin Dawson's "All On Me" moved 5 to 13 as did Chris Stapleton's "Broken Halos" at 14. Luke Bryan was 22nd with "Most People Are Good," also up 5. Dierks Bentley debuted at 23 with "Woman, Amen." Keith Urban debuted at 25 with "Parallel Line." Luke Combs stood at 36 with "One Number Away," up 3.

Zac Brown and Sir Rosevelt, a side project for Brown, debuted at 39 with "It Goes On." Guitarist Lindsay Ell's "Criminal" moved up 3 to 44. Danielle Bradbery was 45th with "Sway," up 4. LANCO debuted at 48 with "Born to Love You." Justin Moore was at 49 with "Kinda Don't Care" and Chase Rice 50 with "Three Chords & The Truth," both debuts.

On the albums chart, Brown was second with his self-titled debut after being first last week. Rhett was third with "Life Changes," Stapleton fourth with his debut, "Traveller," and Dawson debuting in fifth with "Dark Horse." Stapleton had three discs in the top 10 as "From a Room: Volume 2" was seventh and "From a Room: Volume 1" 10th.

Kid Rock was at 14 with "Sweet Southern Sugar." Kenny Chesney jumped from 36 to 19 with "Live in No Shoes Nation." "Elvis: 30 #1 Hits" jumped from 48 to 32. Miranda Lambert inched up 3 to 36 with "The Weight of These Wings."

On the Folk/Americana albums chart, Stapleton was first with "Traveller," First Aid Kit, a Swedish sister duo, second with "Ruins," Stapleton third with "Volume 2" and fourth with "Volume 1." Ed Sheeran was fifth with "Divide."

On the Top 200 chart, LANCO was 20th, Brown 28th, Rhett 36th, "Traveller" 45th and Dawson 50th.

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Hallelujah Nights CD review - Hallelujah Nights
LANCO's "Greatest Love Story" is a radio single saturated in undeniable warmth and sweetness. But then, the attitude in "We Do" reeks of Florida Georgia Line and the chorus to "Singin' at The Stars" also brings country music's most annoying duo to mind. LANCO is a new act, and the jury's still on just which direction this five-piece will go. Will this group follow Midland as another truly legitimate country music collective, or could they follow »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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