Weekly Register: Zac Brown Band Gets Warm ‘Welcome’ With Chart-Topping Debut

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band‘s latest album Welcome Home (Southern Ground/Elektra) debuts atop this week’s country albums rankings at Nielsen Soundscan, with 139K sold. This marks the band’s fourth consecutive chart-topping country album.

Chris Stapleton takes the second and third spots on the country albums ranking, with From A Room, Vol. 1 slipping from the top spot to No. 2 with 66K, while its predecessor Traveller moved 13K this week, slipping from No. 2 to No. 3.

Keith Urban‘s Ripcord is at No. 4 with 7.7K, while Willie Nelson‘s God’s Problem Child moved 7.5K to land at No. 5.

Fellow Nashville rock band Paramore lands at No. 6 on the overall digital album chart with After Laughter, which moved 67K (53K album only).

On the Top Country Digital Tracks, Sam Hunt‘s “Body Like A Back Road” remains atop the heap, selling 47K. The track is now at 952K sold to date.

The Voice contestant Lauren Duski debuts at No. 2 with a rendition of Shenandoah‘s “Ghost In This House,” selling 37K.

Brett Young‘s “In Case You Didn’t Know” moved 30K this week to land at No. 3, followed by Luke Combs‘ “Hurricane” at No. 4 with 23K. Rounding out the Top 5 this week is Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood‘s “The Fighter” with 21K.

Information provided by Nielsen Soundscan.


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