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Combs doubles up once more

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 – Luke Combs notched a chart double on the Billboard chart for the week ending May 11. He led the Top Country Albums chart with "This One's For You" and was first on the Hot Country Songs chart with "Beautiful Crazy."

On the songs chart, Morgan Wallen was second with "Whiskey Glasses," Blake Shelton third with "God's Country," Chase Rice fourth with "Eyes on You" and Kane Brown fifth with "Good As You."

Dan + Shay moved four spots to sixth with "Speechless." Eli Young Band made the top 10 with "Love Ain't," up 3 to 10. Brantley Gilbert's "What Happens in a Small Town" with Lindsay Ell was 26th, up 3.

Justin Moore was 30th, up 4, with "The Ones Who Didn't Make It Back Home." Runaway June held the 33rd spot with "Buy My Own Drinks," up 3. Rascal Flatts was at 37 with "Back to Life," up 3. Dierks Bentley went from 44 to 41 with "Living." Mitchell Tenpenny debuted at 42 with "Alcohol You Later." Midland debuted at 43 with "Mr. Lonely." Morgan Evans was at 44 with "Day Drunk," up 5. Chris Janson debuted at 49 with "Good Vibes," one ahead of Jimmie Allen's debut of "Make Me Want To."

On the albums chart, Dan + Shay were second with their self-titled disc. Dylan Scott debuted in third with his "Nothing To Do Town" EP. Chris Stapleton held fourth with "Traveller." Maren Morris was fifth with "GIRL."

Morgan Wallen was up five to seventh with "If I Know Me." George Strait was one back in eighth with "Honky Tonk Time Machine," also up five. Taylor Swift jumped from 38 to 20 with "Red." Randy Rogers Band debuted at 24 with "Hellbent." Swift also was 29th with "Fearless," up 15.

Tenpenny was 35th with "Telling All My Secrets," up 4. "This is Eli Young Band: Greatest Hits" was up 9 to 40.

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Steven Curtis Chapman remained first for the fourth week with "Deeper Roots: Where the Bluegrass Grows." The "Bluegrass Gospel" compilation was second. Mandolin Orange held third with "Tides of a Teardrop." Gangstagrass was fourth with "Pocket Full of Fire: Gangstagrass Live." The Gibson Brothers were fifth with "Mockingbird."

The top album on the Americana/Folk Album chart was Stapleton's "Traveller." Kacey Musgraves was second with "Golden Hour," Rodrigo y Gabriela third with "Mettavolution in its debut week. Josh Ritter debuted in fourth with "Fever Breaks." The Mountain Goats entered the charts with "In League with Dragons."

On the overall top 200, Combs was 16th, Dan + Shay 35th, Scott 50th, Stapleton 55th and Morris 57th.

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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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