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Lady A scores chart double

Thursday, April 15, 2010 – Lady Antebellum pulled a chart double on the Billboard country songs and album chart for the week ending April 24 with American Honey and "Need You Now" respectively.

American Honey took over the top of the song chart from Zac Brown Band's Highway 20 Ride, which fell to second. Keith Urban moved up from fifth to third with 'Til Summer Comes Around. Kenny Chesney also was up two to fourth with Ain't Back Yet, and Joe Nichols moved up two to fifth with Gimmie That Girl.

Chris Young was at sixth, up three, with The Man I Want to Be. George Strait's I Gotta Get to You, stood at ninth up three. Miranda Lambert jumped from 21 to 15 with The House That Built Me. breaking into the top 30 was Jaron and the Long Road to Love's Pray For You at 29, up 3.

On the album chart, Alan Jackson remained second with "Freight Train." Zac Brown Band was third, up one, with "The Foundation," switching places with Taylor Swift's "Fearless." Lambert climbed six places to fifth with "Revolution."

Luke Bryan was at 16, up 3, with Doin My Thing.." Reba McEntire's "Keep On Loving You" stood at 18 up 6. Justin Moore's self-titled debut was up 3 to 24. Rosanne Cash was at 38, up 4, with "The List."

On the overall top 200, Lady A was 4th, Jackson 14th, Zac Brown Band 20th, Swift 26th and Lambert 30th.

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Golden CD review - Golden
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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: Carlile brings thoughtfulness – Brandi Carlile returned to the GRAMMY Museum for the third time, and it's easy to see why she's always invited back. The evening began with GRAMMY Executive Scott Goldman interviewing Carlile on a pair of stuffed chairs, which was followed directly by a brief set of live songs. The interview portion was informative, while Carlile's... »»»
Concert Review: LSD tour provides a lot of highs – This was not your grandkids' country, that's for sure. Even the name of the tour - the LSD Tour - was a throwback (albeit far before the principals were making music). But make no mistake about it. With the ever cool country traditionalist Dwight Yoakam, the country with some rock and blues and rabble rousing of Steve Earle thrown in and the... »»»
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