Sign up for newsletter
 

Combs doubles up yet again

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 – Luke Combs continues to top the Billboard charts as "This One's For You" was first again on the Top Country Albums chart as was "Beautiful Crazy" on the Hot Country Songs chart for the week ending April 6.

On the songs chart, Dan + Shay were second with "Tequila," Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line third with "Meant to Be," Brett Young fourth with Here Tonight" and Dan + Shay fifth with "Speechless."

Kane Brown was seventh, up three, with "Good As You." Kelsea Ballerini jumped 6 to eighth with "Miss Me More." Jake Owen jumped eight to ninth with "Down to the Honkytonk." Michael Ray was at 11 with "One That Got Away," up 4. So was Thomas Rhett's "Look What God Gave Her," which was 12th. Maren Morris held the 15th spot with "GIRL," up 3. Jon Pardi was 16th with "Night Shift," up 3 as was "Rumor" from Lee Brice at 17; Florida Georgia Line with "Talk You Out of It" at 18, Cody Johnson with "On My Way to You" at 19 and Carrie Underwood with "Love Win" at 20.

Eli Young Band moved up 4 to 21 with "Love Ain't." The following were up 4: Rodney Atkins featuring the Fisk Jubilee Singers with "Caught Up in the Country" at 22; Brett Eldredge with "Love Someone" at 23; Kacey Musgraves with "Rainbow" at 24; George Strait with "Every Little Honky Tonk Bar" at 25; Chris Lane with "I Don't Know About You" at 26; Morris' "The Bones" at 27; and Dan + Shay with "All to Myself" at 28.

Eric Church with "Some of It" was at 29, up 5. Chris Young was 30th with "Raised on Country," up 3. Jason Aldean jumped 8 to 31 with "Rearview Town." Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell's "What Happens in a Small Town" moved up 3 to 32. Tenille Townes' "Somebody's Daughter" was at 33 up 3. Cold Swindell was one behind with "Love You Too late," up four. HARDY's "Rednecker" was up 6 to 35.

Female trio Runaway June was up 4 to 36 with "Buy My Own Drinks." Gabby Barrett's "I Hope" was 37th, up 9. Carly Pearce went from 42 to 38 with "Closer to You." LOCASH was 40th with "Feels Like a Party," up 4. Ryan Hurd was 41st with "To A T," up 4. King Calaway was 43rd with "World For Two" in its debut week. Rascal Flatts climbed 5 to 44 with "Back to Life." Blake Shelton debuted at 46 with "God's Country." Russell Dickerson debuted at 50 with "Every Little Thing."

On the albums chart, Morris stayed second with "GIRL," Dan + Shay third with their self-titled disc, Chris Stapleton fourth with "Traveller" and Musgraves fifth with "Golden Hour.

Carrie Underwood jumped 12 to 10th with "Cry Pretty." Ballerini was up 9 to 19 with "Unapologetically." Luke Bryan went from 32 to 29 with "Crash My Party." Mitchell Tenpenny's "Telling All My Secrets" rose from 38 to 34. Chase Rice moved up 3 to 43 with "Lambs & Lions." Brice was at 44, up 3, with his self-titled disc.

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman debuted in first with "Deeper Roots: Where the Bluegrass Grows." The Cleverlys debuted in second with "Blue." Mandolin Orange was third with "Tides of a Teardrop." The Tim O'Brien Band was fourth with a self-titled disc and Punch Brothers fifth with "All Ashore."

On the Americana/Folk Albums chart, Hozier again was first with "Wasteland, Baby!" Stapleton was second with "Traveller," Musgraves third with "Golden Hour, Andrew Bird debuted at four with "My Finest Work Yet" and Hozier was fifth with his self-titled debut.

On the top 200 chart, Combs was 15th, Morris 30th, Dan + Shay 35th, Stapleton 49th and Musgraves 52nd.

More news for Luke Combs

CD reviews for Luke Combs

The Prequel EP CD review - The Prequel EP
The saying, 'Strike while the iron's hot,' applies to many situations, but especially to the music business. The scene moves so fast these days that this last year's star could be this year's 'Where are they now?' Luke Combs moved quickly up the country music popularity ladder, so he's smart to put out this five-song EP between full-lengths. First single, "Beer Never Broke My Heart," is a throwaway tune, built upon a solidly thumping, Waylon Jennings-like groove. »»»
This One's For You Too CD review - This One's For You Too
Luke Combs has gotten a lot of life out of his album "This One's for You," which includes his breakthrough hit "Hurricane," as well as the popular single "When It Rains It Pours." This deluxe edition includes five new tracks, many of which are just as strong as the original 12. "Houston, We Got a Problem" includes a smart lyric highlighting specific details about that big Texas city. Even though it has all these famous landmarks, it doesn't have »»»
This One's For You CD review - This One's For You
Five years ago, when beer-drinking, truck-driving-in-the-country country songs were en vogue, Luke Combs' full-length debut would have fit right in. In 2017, when pop music rules the country market and male singers are more likely to wear a stylish jacket instead of a flannel shirt, Combs is positively refreshing. "Hurricane," the first single and first top five hit of Combs' career, sounds like a typical Jason Aldean ballad at the onset, but then builds into something more »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kiah heats up – Amythyst Kiah's music career has seemingly been a slow burn, but that well could be changing. She was part of the quartet that put out the very fine "Songs of Our Native Daughters" earlier this year and is about to launch a tour with CD-mates Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell of Birds of Chicago and Leyla McCalla to bring out songs about... »»»
Concert Review: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

White embraces "The Hurting Kind" John Paul White, to paraphrase a Steve Earle song, may just be one of the last of the hardcore troubadours. By 'troubadour,' we mean one of those guys that lives to write great songs - more specifically, great country songs - and then get these songs into the ears of folks that... »»»
Bingham gets personal with "American Love Song"...again A lot of the early reviews for "American Love Song," Ryan Bingham's latest set of raucous and reflective Americana brilliance, have characterized it as the singer/ songwriter's most personal album to date.... »»»
Wilson goes her own way After having huge success at the get go with "Redneck Woman," Wilson eventually went her own way and took a break. During her "hiatus," Wilson started her own label and was a "120 percent mom" to her teenage daughter.... »»»
Carll tells it like it is A visit with Hayes Carll finds him taking a rare day off at home to discuss new album "What It Is" co-produced by Brad Jones and Carll's girlfriend, Allison Moorer. "This album works around three themes; our relationship (he and Moorer), the world and myself.... »»»
Blue Roses CD review - Blue Roses

Runaway June - Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland and Jennifer Wayne - weave gorgeous harmonies around the lyrics of these songs on their new album, all but four of which they wrote with other writers. »»»

From Another World CD review - From Another World
Following the passing of the late, great James Brown, there are those that have argued that Jim Lauderdale rightfully deserves to inherit the title of the hardest working man in show business. And for good reason. »»»
Breakdown on 20th Ave. South
"Breakdown on 20th Ave. South is significant in a number of ways. For starters, it marks Julie Miller's return to making music after an absence of 10 years. For another, it finds her collaborating once again with her ever prolific  »»»
Ride Me Back Home CD review - Ride Me Back Home
Time may be an enemy to most, but Willie Nelson seems a bit impervious to its ravages - a fact made evident on "Ride Me Back Home," a relaxed affair that showcases Nelson's still-strong voice and his sharp-as-ever songwriting and interpreting abilities. »»»
Close to Home CD review - Close to Home
Honky-tonker Chuck Mead, former leader of the now-traditionalists BR-549, steps out once again for his fourth solo effort, this one recorded in Memphis under acclaimed and current "go-to" roots producer Matt Ross-Spang. »»»
Hard Lessons CD review - Hard Lessons
One would think that Chris Shiflett's two decade stint as guitar foil for Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters would keep him so pathologically busy, he'd barely have time for a real life, let alone an adjunct music career. »»»