Weekly Register: Shelton Returns To No. 1


Blake Shelton has the top Country album this week and is prepping for the Sept. 22 season premiere of The Voice. Little Big Town will join him as battle round advisers this season.

An iTunes sale of Blake Shelton’s Based on a True Story sent the album back to the No. 1 position on the Country Album chart.

On the Country tracks chart, FGL’s “Dirt” dug in at No. 1, selling 99K in its second week of release.

Hot newcomers Maddie and Tae notched the top debut Country track, skidding in to No. 32 with 10K downloads of “Girl In A Country Song.”

On the all-genre album chart, “Weird Al” Yankovic parodied his way to No. 1 with Mandatory Fun selling 104K in its debut week.

Magic worked its magic on the overall tracks chart with “Rude” selling 176k TW to land at No. 1.

Top 5 Country Albums
Blake Shelton Based on a True Story 22K TW
Miranda Lambert Platinum 17K
Brantley Gilbert Just As I Am 15K
Luke Bryan Crash My Party 11.5K
FGL Here’s To The Good Times 10K

Top 5 Country Tracks
FGL “Dirt” 99K
Kenny Chesney “American Kids” 79K
Lady A “Bartender” 61K
Dierks Bentley “Drunk on a Plane” 60K
Jake Owen “Beachin'” 50K


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