Kacey Musgraves and Chris Janson scored notable track debuts this week. Musgraves mixed up “Biscuits,” selling 25K and settling at No. 5 on the country tracks chart. Janson’s “Buy Me A Boat,” swam into No. 8 selling 21K, a strong debut, especially for an independent artist.
Top 5 Country Tracks TW
Sam Hunt, “Take Your Time,” 57K
Zac Brown Band, “Homegrown,” 38K
Cole Swindell, “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” 27K
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush,” 25K
Kacey Musgraves, “Biscuits,” 25K
Hunt used the music video for “Take Your Time” to depict the life of a struggling mother in a bad relationship, instead of a more literal interpretation of the song. The video (below) was directed by Tim Mattia (Cage The Elephant), and the track has sold over 700k downloads.
On the country albums chart, Luke Bryan’s Spring Break…Checkin’ Out stays at No. 1 for a second week with 30K/119K RTD. The top country album debut belongs to Allison Moorer, with 1.6K copies.
Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly debuts at No. 1 on the Top 200, selling 363K (324K album only).