Weekly Register: Luke Bryan Reclaims Country Albums Chart
In its 11th week, Luke Bryan’s Kill the Lights returns to No. 1 on the country album chart, with weekly sales of 15K copies. That’s just ahead of Thomas Rhett’s Tangled Up (13K), George Strait’s Cold Beer Conversation (12K) and Don Henley’s Cass County (12K).
Sam Hunt’s Montevallo lands at No. 5 with 10K sold. With these figures, the debut project sails past the 800,000 sales mark.
Chart debuts this week include LeAnn Rimes’ Today Is Christmas, Stoney LaRue’s Us Time, a self-titled EP from The Voice contestant Jake Worthington, and Supersuckers’ Holdin’ the Bag.
This week’s top country track is Rhett’s “Die a Happy Man,” with 61K digital singles sold. In second place, Kane Brown (a 2013 contestant on The X Factor) debuts with 37.5K tracks of “Used to Love You Sober.” Bryan’s “Strip It Down” (36K), Cam’s “Burning House” (32K) and Hunt’s “Break Up in a Small Town” (31K) round out the Top 5.
Meanwhile, Pentatonix’s self-titled release on RCA enters at No. 1 on the overall chart with 98K units (88K album only).
Info according to Nielsen Soundscan
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