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Jimmy Wayne, NOW top country music charts

Thursday, September 4, 2008 – Jimmy Wayne believes in his new song alright because "Do You Believe Me Now" is number 1 on the Billboard country song chart for the week ending Sept. 13. The song jumped from fourth to first, replacing Keith Urban's "You Look Good In My Shirt," which fell to third. On the album chart, the hits compilation "NOW That's What I Call Country" topped the chart, with former number one "Love On the Inside " by Sugarland dropping to second.

On the song chart, Brad Paisley's Waitin' on a Woman was up one to second. Keith Anderson fell to fourth from second with I Still Miss You, while Darius Rucker of Hootie fame was up two to fifth with Don't Think I Don't Think About It. Kid Rock was up three to seventh with All Summer Long. The Lost Trailers enjoyed their first top 10 hit with Holler Back up 1 to 10th. Two songs broke into the top 25: Craig Morgan's Love Remembers climbed 4 spots to 22nd, while Lady Antebellum's Lookin for a Good Time was in 24th, up 3.

On the album chart, Taylor Swift was down one to third with her self-titled disc. Wayne debuted in fourth with "Do You Believe Me Now," while The Lost Trailers were fifth with "Holler Back." Tim McGraw was up 4 to 14th with "Greatest Hits: Limited Edition."

On the overall top 200, "NOW" was 7th , Sugarland 8th, Swift 24th, Wayne 27th and The Lost Trailers 32nd.

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