Rexha/FGL lead Billboard chart
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Rexha/FGL lead Billboard chart

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line are spending another week at the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with "Meant to Be" for the week ending March 3. Kane Brown's self-titled debut was the best selling country album.

Thomas Rhett remained second on the songs chart with "Marry Me." Jason Aldean held third with "You Make It Easy," while Scotty McCreery did the same with "Five More Minutes" in fourth. Chris Stapleton closed out the top five with "Broken Halos."

Luke Bryan's "Most People Are Good" was eighth, up four. Luke Combs was at 18, up 3, with "One Number Away." "For the First Time" from Darius Rucker was up 3 to 19. Chris Lane's song with Tori Kelly, "Take Back Home Girl," also was up 3, to 23. Dan + Shay's "Tequila" was 27, up 3. So was Blake Shelton's "I Lived It" at 28. Jon Pardi came in at 30 with "She Ain't In It," up 3. Morgan Evans was a big mover with "Kiss Somebody" moving 7 to 33. Dustin Lynch was 35th with "I'd Be Jealous too," up 4.

Brett Young held 41st with "Mercy," up 6. Sir Rosevelt, which includes Zac Brown, debuted at 42 with "Something 'Bout You." Brandon Lay debuted at 49 with "Speakers, Bleachers And Preachers." Ashley McBryde closed out the top 50 with "A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega."

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Rhonda Vincent and the late Daryle Singletary climbed from fifth to first with "American Grandstand." Singletary died earlier this month at 46.

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn were second with "Echo in the Valley." Horseshoes & Hand Grenades debuted in third with "The Ode." Bradley Walker's "Blessed: Hymns And Songs of Faith" was fourth. Tommy Emmanuel CGP was fifth with "Accomplice One."

On the overall top 200, Kane Brown was 27th, Stapleton 33rd with "Traveller," Rhett 36th with "Life Changes," Stapleton's "From a Room: Volume 1" 38th and Stapleton's From a Room: Volume 2" 43rd.

The country albums and Folk/Americana charts were not released.


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