Chris Stapleton and Maren Morris hold steady at No. 1 on this week’s country album chart and country digital tracks chart, respectively.
Stapleton’s Traveller moves 34K units this week, pushing overall sales to 992K. That’s followed by Joey + Rory’s Hymns, with 32K units sold and 138K overall. Old Dominion’s Meat and Candy ascends to No. 3 with 10K sold, following the release of their music video for “Snapback.” To date, the album is up to 80K units.
Sam Hunt’s Montevallo (9K) and Thomas Rhett’s Tangled Up (7K) complete the Top 5. Chuck Wicks’ Turning Point enters at No. 12 with 3.7K. It’s his first new album since his 2008 debut.
Morris’ “My Church” remains at No. 1 on the country digital tracks chart with 37K this week and 216.5K overall. Cole Swindell’s “You Should Be Here” rises to No. 2 with 31K units and 344K overall. Tim McGraw’s “Humble and Kind” also gets a boost, climbing to No. 3 with 30K sold, and 153K overall. Rhett’s “Die a Happy Man” (28K) and Brett Eldredge’s “Drunk on Your Love” (25K) round out the Top 5.
Alternative band The 1975 enters at No. 1 on the overall sales chart, marking their first chart-topping project there. Tapping out at nearly 75 minutes in length, the project’s full-title is I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It. The set marks 108K units this week (98K album only). Meanwhile, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis debuts at No. 4 with This Unruly Mess I’ve Made with 61K units (51K album only) and Anthrax debuts at No. 9 with For All Kings with 34K units (33.5K album only).
The No. 1 digital track overall is Kelly Clarkson’s “Piece By Piece,” rocketing to No. 1 after her emotional performance on American Idol.
Info provided by Nielsen Soundscan.
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