Sign up for newsletter
 

LANCO debuts in first

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – LANCO debuted in first with its first CD, "Hallelujah Nights," on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart for the week ending Feb. 3. Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line continue atop the Hot Country Songs chart with "Meant to Be."

Thomas Rhett, Russell Dickerson and Kane Brown stayed two-three-four on the songs chart with "Marry Me," "Yours" and "What Ifs," which features Lauren Alaina. LANCO jumped from 10 to 5 with "Greatest Love Story."

Scotty McCreery made it into the top 10 with "Five More Minutes" at 10, up 4. Devin Dawson's "All On Me" moved 5 to 13 as did Chris Stapleton's "Broken Halos" at 14. Luke Bryan was 22nd with "Most People Are Good," also up 5. Dierks Bentley debuted at 23 with "Woman, Amen." Keith Urban debuted at 25 with "Parallel Line." Luke Combs stood at 36 with "One Number Away," up 3.

Zac Brown and Sir Rosevelt, a side project for Brown, debuted at 39 with "It Goes On." Guitarist Lindsay Ell's "Criminal" moved up 3 to 44. Danielle Bradbery was 45th with "Sway," up 4. LANCO debuted at 48 with "Born to Love You." Justin Moore was at 49 with "Kinda Don't Care" and Chase Rice 50 with "Three Chords & The Truth," both debuts.

On the albums chart, Brown was second with his self-titled debut after being first last week. Rhett was third with "Life Changes," Stapleton fourth with his debut, "Traveller," and Dawson debuting in fifth with "Dark Horse." Stapleton had three discs in the top 10 as "From a Room: Volume 2" was seventh and "From a Room: Volume 1" 10th.

Kid Rock was at 14 with "Sweet Southern Sugar." Kenny Chesney jumped from 36 to 19 with "Live in No Shoes Nation." "Elvis: 30 #1 Hits" jumped from 48 to 32. Miranda Lambert inched up 3 to 36 with "The Weight of These Wings."

On the Folk/Americana albums chart, Stapleton was first with "Traveller," First Aid Kit, a Swedish sister duo, second with "Ruins," Stapleton third with "Volume 2" and fourth with "Volume 1." Ed Sheeran was fifth with "Divide."

On the Top 200 chart, LANCO was 20th, Brown 28th, Rhett 36th, "Traveller" 45th and Dawson 50th.

More news for LANCO

CD reviews for LANCO

Hallelujah Nights CD review - Hallelujah Nights
LANCO's "Greatest Love Story" is a radio single saturated in undeniable warmth and sweetness. But then, the attitude in "We Do" reeks of Florida Georgia Line and the chorus to "Singin' at The Stars" also brings country music's most annoying duo to mind. LANCO is a new act, and the jury's still on just which direction this five-piece will go. Will this group follow Midland as another truly legitimate country music collective, or could they follow »»»
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: Stuart turns up the honky tonk – Late in the afternoon before heading up to Penn's Peak, news broke that the venue was nominated by The Academy of Country Music as one of the top five small venues for 2018. This foreshadowed a special vibe for Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives on this night, playing for about 1,000 fans. The band, together now for 16 years, bedecked in... »»»
Concert Review: Trampled by Turtles overcome sad songs – There's light in the darkness of Trampled by Turtles. The latter is in the subject matter of the songs - there's a lot of doom and gloom in these relationships. There doesn't seem to be a lot of happy moments. As if to underscore that, the stage was often saturated in dark hues. So, where's the light? Well, despite the cup... »»»
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,... »»»
Hard Times Are Relative CD review - Hard Times Are Relative
Jason Boland and The Stragglers serve up the ninth helping of their unapologetic, get it or not, country, in the past 20 years. This appears to almost be two EP's with the first mostly being a hard country dance cd and the second being a little more "out there" mix of fun and contemplative tunes, much less easy to categorize. »»»
Life is Good on the Open Road CD review - Life is Good on the Open Road
After a four-year-break from recording, Duluth, Minn. sextet Trampled By Turtles return with its eighth studio release of edgy bluegrass and Indie folk/rock. Lead singer Dave Simonett wrote all of the mostly dark themed lyrics with the lone instrumental that showcases the band's topflight musicianship, "Good Land," credited to bandmate Erik Berry. »»»
Last Man Standing CD review - Last Man Standing
Willie Nelson is 123 years old and this is his 85th album. No, that's not right, He's 85 and this is something like his 123rd album. At a certain point, the years and the numbers don't mean much any more. The bottom line is Willie Nelson has been around for a long time and made a lot of music.  »»»