Sign up for newsletter
 

Decker debuts in first

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – Jessie James Decker debuted in first on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart with "Southern Girl City Lights" for the week ending Nov. 4. Kane Brown remained first on the Hot Country Songs chart with "What Ifs" featuring Lauren Alaina.

On the albums chart, Brown's self-titled debut fell to second. Thomas Thomas Rhett was third with "Life Changes." Carly Pearce debuted at four with "Every Little Thing" and Russell Dickerson fifth with "Yours." Dolly Parton debuted at 20 with "I Believe In You."

LANCO's "Extended Play" EP was up 3 to 30. Reba McEntire debuted at 47 with "My Kind of Christmas."

Luke Combs was second on the songs chart with "When It Rains It Pours." Sam Hunt was third with "Body Like a Back Road" with Rhett fourth with "Unforgettable." Pearce was fifth with "Every Little Thing."

Kip Moore was up four to eighth with "More Girls Like You." Blake Shelton jumped 5 to 10th with "I'll Name the Dogs." Brett Young's latest hit, "Like I Loved You," went from 17 to 13. Chris Young also was up 4 to 15 with "Losing Sleep. Russell Dickerson's "Yours" went from 22 to 17. "Smooth" from Florida Georgia Line moved up 3 to 18 as did Walker Hayes' "You Broke Up With Me" at 20.

Miranda Lambert's "Tin Man" was at 25, up 3. So was Chris Stapleton's "Broken Halos" at 26. Old Dominion jumped 8 to 27 with "Written in the Sand." Easton Corbin stood at 28 with "A Girl Like You," up 4. Scotty McCreery was 30th with "Five More Minutes," up 3. "Legends," the new Kelsea Ballerini single, was up 5 to 32. Lee Brice's "Boy" was at 33, up 3. Aaron Watson was 34th with "Outta Style," up 4. Big & Rich were at 36 with "California," up 3. "Singles You Up" from Jordan Davis came in at 37, up 3. Granger Smith's new single, "Happens Like That," was 38th up. 3. Canadian duo High Valley was at 39 with "She's With Me," up 4. Morgan Wallen's "Up Down," featuring Florida Georgia Line, debuted at 40.

Brantley Gilbert was up 3 to 41 with "Ones That Like Me." Midland was 43rd with "Make a Little," up 6. Chris Young debuted at 45 with "Where I Go When I Drink." Chris Lane's new single with Tori Kelly, "Take Back Home Girl," moved up 4 to 46. RaeLynn debuted at 50 with "Lonely Call."

Garth Brooks was at 21 with "Ask Me How I Know," up 3. Devin Dawson's "All On Me" went from 27 to 23. Brett Eldredge jumped from 42 to 24 with "The Long Way."

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers remained first with "The Long-Awaited Album." Chris Hillman was second with "Bidin' My Time," Bradley Walker third with "Blessed: Hymns And Song of Faith," Alison Krauss fourth with "Windy City" and Old Crow Medicine Show fifth with "50 Years of Blonde on Blonde."

On the Americana/Folk Albums chart, Robert Plant was first with "Carry Fire." Stapleton was down one to second with "Traveller." Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile's "Lotta Sea Lice" debuted in third. Stapleton held fourth with "From a Room," and The Lumineers were fifth with "Cleopatra."

On the Top 200, Decker was 18th, Brown 20th, Rhett 28th, Pearce 32nd and Dickerson 39th.

More news

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: Lambert refuses to rest on laurels – Watching this stop on Miranda Lambert's "Livin' Like Hippies Tour," one is struck by just how many great songs the country singer/songwriter already has in her repertoire. With most artists, it's relatively easy to guess which song a performer will choose to close a show. But Lambert has so many winners to pick from, many... »»»
Concert Review: DBT rocks on – Drive-By Truckers still sometimes get miscategorized as alt.-country, but who's kidding whom? With three electric guitarists upfront exchanging hard rock licks all night, this is a blistering Southern rock band. Hitting the stage just before 10, the band played a satisfying 2-hour-plus set. At 11:40, Patterson Hood announced the band would be... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

Tyminski goes dark Dan Tyminski (known simply as "Tyminski" on his 2017 release "Southern Gothic") has traditional music roots and unassailable bluegrass street cred especially given his membership in Alison Krauss' Union Station. He is also a powerful songwriter and has been writing songs for himself and others for years now.... »»»
Washburn, Fleck create "Echoes" Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn have powerhouse individual talents; each has followed an estimable career path to where they find themselves today: making complex, but spare, records, writing music together and touring with their son Juno. Their new release, "Echoes In The Valley" features mostly songs written by Fleck and Washburn, banjos, Washburn's strong vocals and very little else.... »»»
Hillman bides his time Legends don't come any more legendary than Chris Hillman. The roll call of bands that comprises Hillman's half century in music reads like a wing exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas, the Souther Hillman Furay Band, the Desert Rose Band,... »»»
Staggered CD review - Staggered
East Nashville may be known as "the" Americana hotbed these days, but some of the talent there is very much verging on rock 'n roll. This is the case with Lynn Taylor & the BarFlies on their third release, a collection of personal tunes by the front man. »»»
American Folk soundtrack CD review - American Folk soundtrack
The soundtrack for the independent film, "American Folk," stars two real-life singer-songwriters played by Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth, who also contribute the bulk of the material on the soundtrack. Understanding the plot of the film helps explain both the sequence and content of the track list. »»»
Rifles and Rosary Beads CD review - Rifles and Rosary Beads
Mary Gauthier has built her career on honest, sometimes brutally and achingly self-confessional songs. This is the first time that she has focused on experiences other than her own, and it could become not only the strongest album of her career but, in its own way, a landmark album. »»»
Work CD review - Work
Matt Hectorne's new album - his third solo effort - offers another example of the rewards that can come through the joy of discovery. While Hectorne makes no attempt to bend the boundaries as far as a patented Americana sound is concerned, the success he achieves here is the result of him doing quite the opposite, that is, sounding like a revered veteran who mastered the form quite quickly in his career.  »»»