Weekly Register: RaeLynn’s ‘WildHorse’ Races To No. 1

Warner Music Nashville’s RaeLynn debuted at the top of the Nielsen Soundscan country album rankings this week with WildHorse moving 16K. See MusicRow‘s interview with RaeLynn about the new project here.

Keith Urban‘s Ripcord pushes past the 500K RTD mark, with 9.3K sold this week. He lands at No. 2.

Chris Stapleton‘s Traveller moved 6.1K this week, coming in at No. 3, followed by Reba‘s Sing It Now, which moved 5.9K to settle at No. 4.

Little Big Town‘s The Breaker rounds out the Top 5 with 5.4K sold.

Other major label debuts this week come from Lindsay Ell, whose Worth The Wait EP lands at No. 9 on the country album rankings, with 4.4K. BMLG band Delta Rae debuts at No. 39 with A Long and Happy Life EP selling 931.

Last week, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill‘s latest single, “Speak To A Girl,” debuted at country radio on Thursday (March 30), just hours before the sales week ended. This week, the single moved from No. 20 to No. 2 on the country digital tracks rankings, selling 44K.

Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” continues its reign atop the country digital tracks rankings, with 59K sold for a RTD total of 546K. Brett Young‘s “In Case You Didn’t Know” is at No. 3, with 26K sold this week. Jon Pardi‘s “Dirt On My Boots” is at No. 4, with 23K. Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood‘s “The Fighter” rounds out the Top 5, with 22.5K.

The top debut comes from Young, with “Mercy” landing at No. 43 on the country tracks rankings and selling 3.5K.

Overall digital track sales are down 23.8 percent YTD, while country digital track sales are down 22.3 percent YTD.

Information provided by Nielsen Soundscan.


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