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Zac Brown Band, Hunt top charts

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – Zac Brown Band debuted in first with "Welcome Home" on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart for the week ending June 3. San Hunt stayed first on the Hot Country Songs chart with "Body Like a Back Road."

Last week's albums chart topper, Chris Stapleton, slipped to second with "From a Room: Volume 1." He also was third with "Traveller." Keith Urban was at four with "Ripcord" with Brett Young closing out the top five with his self-titled release.

ZBB also was at 8 with "Greatest Hits So Far...," up 7. Kane Brown jumped 11 to 12 with his self-titled disc.

Blake Shelton was at 17 with "Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits," up 3. Luke Bryan's "Crash My Party" moved up 3 to 24. ZBB's "Jekyll + Hyde" jumped 16 to 30. Reba McEntire stood at 33, up 3, with "Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope." Garth Brooks' "The Ultimate Hits" was 34th, up 5. Chris Young's "I'm Comin' Over" was up 6 to 44. Colter Wall debuted at 50 with his self-titled disc.

Young and Luke Combs remained second and third on the songs chart with "In Case You Didn't Know" and "Hurricane." Darius Rucker was fourth with "If I Told You." Dierks Bentley closed out the top five with "Black."

Dylan Scott was up 3 to 12 with "My Girl." Lady Antebellum's new single, "You Look Good," held the 14th spot, moving up 4. So did Midland's "Drinkin' Problem," now at 15. Zac Brown Band jumped five with "My Old Man." Lauren Duski debuted at 19 with "Ghost In This House."

Kane Brown jumped 10 to 22 with "What Ifs," which features Lauren Alaina. Chris Young debuted at 26 with "Losing Sleep." Morgan Wallen went from 42 to 38 with "The Way I Walk." Carly Pearce was 39th with "Every Little Thing." Eric Church was up 4 to 40 with "Round Here Buzz." Brett Eldredge's "The Long Way" debuted at 41, 1 ahead of Jon Pardi's "Heartache on the Dance Floor," up 5.

Jason Aldean debuted at 45 with "They Don't Know." Brad Paisley moved 3 spots to 47 with "Last Time For Everything." Lady Antebellum was at 49, debuting with "Heart Break."

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Alison Krauss reclaimed the top spot with "Windy City," flipping with Old Crow Medicine Show's "50 Years of Blonde On Blond." Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives was third with "Way Out West." Bradley Walker was fourth with "Call Me Old-fashioned" and "Best of Old Crow Medicine Show" fifth.

Stapleton was first and second on the Folk/Americana Albums chart. With "From a Room: Volume 1" and "Traveller." John Mayer's "The Search for Everything" was third, The Lumineers fourth with "Cleopatra" and Rag'n' Bon Man fifth with "Human."

On the overall top 200, ZBB was 2nd, "From a Room" 4th, "Traveller" 28th, Urban 39th and Young 48th.

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Welcome Home CD review - Welcome Home
With "Welcome Home," the Zac Brown Band continues to do what it does best, which is making quality roots music. In fact, one of the album's songs is even titled "Roots." Brown may not be the most religious guy, but his latest songs focus on many truly spiritual cornerstones of life: family and friends. Both "Family Table" and "My Old Man" find Brown reflecting on his family life, with the latter also looking at 'the here and now' of being a father himself. »»»
Jekyll + Hyde CD review - Jekyll + Hyde
Fans looking for the Zac Brown Band of 2005 won't find it in "Jekyll + Hyde" - there's nothing but an aftertaste of the Georgia group's chicken-fried origins. That might be why the album's name is so appropriate. Fans have gotten to know the country-folk band, but a deviant creeps in on all 16 tracks of its fourth album. And, like the classic story, Hyde stands out as more interesting. It hits hard, too. The opener, "Beautiful Drug," has an electric-pop »»»
Uncaged CD review - Uncaged
Zac Brown Band's "Uncaged" album opens with Jump Right In, which finds singer/bandleader Brown admonishing, "Let the music pull you in," which might just be Brown's motto. He's all about forgetting the cares of the day and giving in wholeheartedly to the magnetic attraction of good music. Although Brown writes, sings and plays well throughout, there are nevertheless few truly standout tracks or unexpected surprises on "Uncaged." With that said, »»»
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: Cantrell continues to satisfy – Laura Cantrell may never be a country star. Not at this stage of her career when she's 50, touring here and there and releasing new music every few years or so. But five albums in, Cantrell continues as a warm, enjoyable and worthy purveyor of her brand of country. That would mean going towards a more traditional side, not rushing the songs... »»»
Concert Review: Not only is Turner traditional, he's popular – Every time Josh Turner reached for some of those wonderful subterranean low notes, which he often pulled out during his enjoyable night show, it was like a superhero applying a superpower. He didn't need this extra advantage to please his audience; he has so many quality songs stockpiled in his catalogue already doing the job.... »»»
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