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Combs chart doubles

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – Luke Combs doubled up again on the Billboard charts for the week ending May 4. He topped the Hot Country Songs chart with "Beautiful Crazy" and the Top Country Albums chart with "This One's for You."

On the album charts, Dan + Shay were second with their self-titled release. Chris Stapleton's "Traveller" went from eight to three on its 208th week on the chart. Kacey Musgraves' "Golden Hour" was fourth and Maren Morris' "GIRL" fifth.

Florida Georgia Line was sixth with "Can't Say I Ain't Country," up 3. Upchurch debuted at seven with "Creeker 2." Carrie Underwood jumped 13 to 16 with "Cry Pretty." Chase Rice's "Lambs & Lions" was at 27, up 9. Mitchell Tenpenny was up three to 39 with "Telling All My Secrets."

On the songs chart, Blake Shelton was second with "God's Country," Rice third with "Eyes on You," Morgan Wallen fourth with "Whiskey Glasses," up four, and Brett Young fifth with "Here Tonight."

Dan + Shay were up three to 19 with "All to Myself." Eric Church also moved up 3 spots, to 20, with "Some of It." Jason Aldean moved up 6 to 21 with "Rearview Town." Chris Young's "Raised on Country" stood at 24, up 4. Thomas Rhett entered the chart at 27 with "Remember You Young." Tim McGraw jumped 13 to 32 with "Thought About You." Justin Moore's "The Ones That Didn't Make It Back Home" was up 3 to 34. Rascal Flatt was at 40 with "Back to Life," up 3. So was Old Dominion's "One Man Band" at 43. Newcomer Matt Stell was also was up 3 with "Prayed For You" at 47. Morgan Evans debuted at 49 with "Day Drunk."

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, "Deep " from Steven Curtis Chapman was first. A compilation disc, "Bluegrass Gospel," debuted in second, one ahead of The Devil Makes Three's "Live at Red Rocks." Mandolin Orange was fourth with "Tides of a Teardrop." Unspoken Tradition debuted in fifth with "Myths We Tell Our Young."

On the Americana/Folk Albums chart, Stapleton was first with "Traveller," Musgraves second with "Golden Hour," Hozier third with "Wasteland, Baby!," Johnnyswim fourth with "Moonlight" and "Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits" fifth.

On the overall Top 100, Combs was 13th, Dan + Shay 38th, Stapleton 49th, Musgraves 51st and Morris 52nd.

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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: There's a lot to be said about The Felice Brothers – The Felice Brothers have soldiered on, occupying the fringes of the musical world with ups and downs. After not knowing whether the group would even continue following the departure of half of the band a few years ago, The Felice Brothers continued with a new rhythm section and a new album, "Undressed," that is heavily political.... »»»
Concert Review: Turner bring it on (to his second) home – Frank Turner opined during the first of four sold-out nights of the Lost Evenings Festival that Boston was his home away from his British home. The likable, accessible singer hit the sweet spot not only with his perspective, but his performance as well demonstrated why. Turner made a major change in this year's festival. For the first time, he... »»»
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