Weekly Register: Chris Stapleton, Cam Take Charge of the Chart

Chris Stapleton Traveller

Chris Stapleton’s Traveller makes another trip to No. 1 on the country albums chart with 54K units sold. That puts his year-to-date sales at 568K.

Just behind is Cam’s debut album, Untamed. The “Burning House” singer enters the country album chart with 37K.

Cam 570
Rounding out the Top 5 country albums are Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller (29K), Luke Bryan’s Kill the Lights (25K) and Sam Hunt’s Montevallo (22K).

New albums on the chart are Jon Langston’s self-titled EP (No. 25), The Voice contestant Emily Ann RobertsThe Complete Season 9 Collection (No. 55), and the cast of Nashville’s compilation, Nashville: On the Record Vol. 3 (No. 58).

Emily Ann Roberts album cover

On the country digital tracks chart, Roberts’ rendition of “Burning House” enters at No. 1 with 83K. In addition, she appears at No. 4 (45K) with “Islands in the Stream” (performed with Blake Shelton) and No. 10 (18.5K) with “Blue Christmas,” along with six other spots in the Top 75.

Other top country digital tracks include Thomas Rhett’s “Die a Happy Man” (No. 2, 57.5K), Cam’s “Burning House” (No. 3, 46.5K) and Cole Swindell’s new “You Should Be Here” (No. 5, 45K). Hunt’s “Break Up in a Small Town” officially surpasses the 800,000 mark, landing at No. 6 with 35.5K units.

Meanwhile, “Die a Happy Man” makes another appearance (No. 7, 28K), this time sung by Barrett Baber, also a contestant on The Voice. Baber and Roberts were both on Shelton’s team, but ultimately the crown went to Jordan Smith. His rendition of “Mary Did You Know?” is atop the overall digital singles chart with 161K.

The real champion, though, continues to be Adele. She’s still No. 1 on the overall chart with 25. This week, she moves 825K units (790K album only) and surpasses the 6 million mark.


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