Weekly Register: Steven Tyler, Miranda Lambert Sizzle With New Music

Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler

Big Machine Label Group’s Steven Tyler earns a No. 1 country album with We’re All Somebody From Somewhere topping the country albums sales chart, with 17K (album only) this week. He lands at No. 19 on the overall album chart with 18K combined units.

Chris Stapleton‘s Traveller follows with 14K on the country albums chart. David Nail‘s Fighter debuts at No. 3 with 12K, followed by Blake Shelton‘s If I’m Honest at No. 4 with 9.4K, and Keith Urban’s Ripcord at No. 5 with 6K. Other country debuts this week include Confederate Railroad‘s Lucky To Be Alive at No. 49, selling 553.

On the overall album sales chart, Drake‘s Views stays on top with 89K.

On the Americana/Folk albums chart, Chris Stapleton‘s Traveller reigns with nearly 14K, followed by The LumineersCleopatra with 4.6K. Michael Kiwanuka‘s Love and Hate lands at No. 3 with 3.8K, followed by The Avett BrothersTrue Sadness at No. 4 with 3.6K. Paul Simon‘s Stranger to Stranger is at No. 5 with 3.3K.

Overall album sales declined 15.2 percent year to date, while overall digital album sales are down 20.2 percent year to date. Country album sales have diminished 8.5 percent year to date, while country digital album sales have decreased 15.1 percent.

Miranda Lambert. Photo: Becky Fluke

Miranda Lambert. Photo: Becky Fluke

Miranda Lambert broke her radio silence last week, with the release of her moody new single, “Vice.” The track debuts this week at No. 1 on the country tracks chart, and at No. 6 overall, selling 64K. Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y.” declines to No. 2 on the country tracks chart this week, selling 61K and 920K RTD.

Jason Aldean‘s new single, “A Little More Summertime,” gets off to a heated chart beginning, debuting at No. 3 on the country tracks chart and No. 19 overall, moving 35K. Rounding out the Top 5 are Dan+Shay‘s “From The Ground Up,” selling 32K (396K RTD), and Dierks Bentley‘s “Different For Girls” featuring Elle King, which moved 24K this week (169K RTD).

Overall track sales declined 25.3 percent year to date, while country track sales declined 23.5 percent year to date.




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