Weekly Register: Chris Stapleton Takes Top Two Spots On Country Albums Chart

Chris Stapleton reigns atop this week’s country albums chart, taking the top two spots. His latest album, From A Room: Vol. 1, debuts atop the chart with 202K. Its predecessor Traveller, which released on May 5, 2015, is at No. 2, with 15K. That puts Traveller at 1.931 million in album-only sales to date.

Last week’s No. 1 album, God’s Problem Child from Willie Nelson, lands at No. 3 this week, with 9.8K units sold this week, for 44K sales to date. Colt Ford‘s Love Hope Faith debuts at No. 4 with 9.6K, while Keith Urban‘s Ripcord rounds out the Top 5 with 7.4K this week.

On the digital country tracks rankings, Sam Hunt‘s “Body Like A Back Road” is again at No. 1, with 48K sold this week. That puts “Body Like A Back Road” at 905K in sales to date. Brett Young‘s “In Case You Didn’t Know” is at 30K (530K to date).

Stapleton’s new single “Either Way” is at No. 3, with 23K, followed by Luke Combs‘ “Hurricane” at No. 4, with 22K. Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood‘s “The Fighter” rounds out the Top 5 with 21K.

Other top debuts this week include Scotty McCreery‘s “Five More Minutes” at No. 6 (20K), and Zac Brown Band‘s “Roots” at No. 10 (11K).

Information provided by Nielsen Soundscan.


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