Luke Bryan’s Kill The Lights is the No. 1 country album in its fifth week of release. It moved 34K this week, and has sold 530K RTD. Sam Hunt’s Montevallo is at No. 2 with 11K TW/746K RTD. The UMG Nashville labelmates also have the No. 1 and 2 country track slots with Bryan’s “Strip It Down” 41K TW/260K RTD, and Hunt’s “House Party” 33.2K TW/785 K RTD.
Rounding out the top 5 country albums are Maddie & Tae at 7K/31K, Zac Brown Band 6K/521K, and Eric Church 6K/1.071 million. There were no notable country album debuts this week.
Rounding out the top 5 country tracks are Chris Janson “Buy Me A Boat” 33.1K TW/645K RTD, Cam “Burning House” 32.7K TW/305K RTD, and Keith Urban “John Cougar…” 31K TW/430K RTD.
Year to date, total country album sales are down -3.1 percent, and country digital albums sales are up +4.5 percent. Country album marketshare is at 12 percent. Country digital album sales make up 36.5 percent of total country album sales.
The top all-genre album is The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness with 144K total activity (77K album only).
Justin Bieber has the top overall track with “What Do You Mean?” moving 159K TW and 497K RTD, in its second week out.
TOP YEAR-TO-DATE TRACK EQUIVALENT ALBUMS
Taylor Swift’s 1989 is the top album YTD with TEA with 2.280 million.
Sam Hunt’s Montevallo is the top country album YTD with TEA with 864K.
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