Thursday, November 12, 2009
– Carrie Underwood scored a chart double by topping the charts for overall album sales for "Play On," country album sales and the top of the Billboard country song chart for the week ending Nov. 21 with Cowboy Casanova.
"Play On" took over the top of the country albums chart from Taylor Swift's "Fearless." Tim McGraw was third with "Southern Voice." Zac Brown Band's "The Foundation" was fourth, down one. Lady Antebellum was fifth with their self-titled debut.
Alan Jackson debuted in 10th with "Songs of Love And Heartache," mainly an album of previously released material. Darius Rucker was up 2 to 11 with "Learn to Live." Sugarland's holiday disc "Gold And Green," was up 4 to 14. "Now That's What I Call a Country Christmas" was up 6 to 28. Lorrie Morgan was up 10 to 40 with "A Moment in Time."
Underwood took over the song chart lead from Zac Brown Band's Toes, which slipped to fourth. Lady Antebellum was second, up two, with Need You Now. Luke Bryan's Do I was third, up three. Reba McEntire had a big jump, going from 10 to 5 with Consider Me Gone.
Craig Morgan broke into the top 10, at 10, with Bonfire. Jason Aldean's The Truth jumped up 4 spots to 17. George Strait was at 20 with Twang, up 2. Eight Second Ride from Jake Owen was at 21, up 2. Billy Currington's That's How Country Boys Roll was at 22, up 2 while Josh Turner's Why Don't We Just Dance was at 23, up 3. Jason Michael Carroll was up 1 to 24 with Hurry Home. Toby Keith was a big mover with Cryin For Me (Wayman's Song), up 8 to 25.
On the overall top 200 album chart, Swift was 6th, McGraw 16th, Zac Brown Band 22nd and Lady Antebellum 24th.