Weekly Register: Blake Shelton, Joey + Rory Top Country Sales Charts

Blake Shelton

On the digital country tracks chart, Blake Shelton’s latest single, “Here To Forget” takes the top spot this week (and lands at No. 10 overall) with 53k sold. Following Shelton at No. 2 on the digital country tracks rankings is Maren Morris, whose “My Church” has a loyal following with 36k sold. Jake Owen’s “American Country Love Song” is at No. 3 with (35k), followed by Tim McGraw’s “Humble and Kind” at No. 4 (33k), and Cole Swindell’s “You Should Be Here” at No. 5 (30k).

On the overall digital tracks rankings, Lukas Graham’s “7 Years” is No. 1, with 121k sold. The top debut this week is from Meghan Trainor. “No” lands at No. 2 on the overall digital singles rankings, with 113k sold.

Overall digital tracks sales are down 26.1 percent, with country tracks sales down 22.1 percent.

On a bright note, Cam’s “Burning House” digital single has sold more than 1 million.

Joey + Rory 2016

Following the death of Joey+Rory’s Joey Martin Feek on March 4, the duo’s latest album Hymns, has taken the top spot on the Country album rankings, with 44k sold. The project is at No. 10 on the all-genre album rankings.

They are followed on the country albums chart this week by Chris Stapleton’s Traveller at 31k, Granger Smith’s Remington with 24k, Loretta Lynn’s Full Circle (20k) and Sam Hunt’s Montevallo (7.5k).

Kendrick Lamar’s Untitled Unmastered debuted at No. 1 on the overall rankings this week, with 178k (142k album only). The project marks Lamar’s second chart-topping project in less than a year, after To Pimp A Butterfly. Untitled Unmastered was a surprise album drop, and released to digital retailers and streaming services on March 4. The physical version of Untitled Unmastered (explicit version) released March 11. An edited version will release March 18.

Year to date, country album sales are down 4.2 percent, with country digital album sales down 12.8 percent. Overall album sales are down 16.4 percent, while overall digital album sales are down 23.5 percent.



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