Weekly Register: Chris Young Debuts at No. 1 on Country Album Chart

chris young album cover

Chris Young has overtaken Chris Stapleton at the top of the country albums chart this week.

Young’s I’m Comin’ Over enters the chart with 57K albums sold and hits No. 5 on the overall chart with a combined 65K units of sales and streaming.

Chris Stapleton Traveller

Stapleton’s Traveller dips to No. 2 on the country album chart, selling 42K. Its current sales are now at 389K. He’s just behind Young on the overall chart at No. 6, with a combined 53K units.

Eric Church's Mr. Misunderstood album.

Eric Church’s Mr. Misunderstood album.


Eric Church’s Mr. Misunderstood stands at No. 3 on the country albums chart with 29K albums sold. Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller (16.5K) and Tim McGraw’s Damn Country Music (12.5K) round out the Top 5.

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett

On the country digital singles chart, Thomas Rhett returns to the top with “Die a Happy Man,” selling 56K singles. Stapleton’s right behind him as “Tennessee Whiskey” moves another 45K.

Sam Hunt’s Break Up in a Small Town” (32K), Cam’s “Burning House” (25K) and Young’s “I’m Comin’ Over” (23K) complete the Top 5.

Barrett Baber, a contestant on The Voice, arrives at No. 9 with “Right Here Waiting” (14.5K). Other charting tracks this week from contestants on The Voice include Emily Ann Roberts‘ “Blame It On Your Heart” (No. 22, 8k) and Shelby Brown‘s “In Color” (No. 31, 7K).

Meanwhile, Jamey Johnson‘s original version of “In Color” reappears at No. 46 on the country digital singles chart (5K). Its overall sales figures have now surpassed 1.3 million.


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