Moore, Underwood lead charts again
COUNTRY STANDARD TIME
HomeNewsInterviewsCD ReleasesCD ReviewsConcertsArtistsArchive
 

Moore, Underwood lead charts again

Thursday, May 31, 2012 – Kip Moore and Carrie Underwood held onto their number one spots on the Billboard Country Songs and Albums charts respectively for the week ending June 9 with Somethin' 'Bout a Truck and "Blown Away" respectively.

On the album chart, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan remained second and third with "Tuskegee" and "tailgates & tanlines" respectively. Eric Church was fourth with "Chief" and Jason Aldean fifth with "My Kinda Party."

Scotty McCreery was 13th, up 3, with "Clear As Day." Ronnie Dunn re-entered the chart at 14. The Oak Ridge Boys debuted at 29 with "Back Home Again Gospel Favorites." Kevin Costner & Modern West debuted at 38 with "Hatfields & McCoys: Famous Feuds," the soundtrack to the TV show.

Zac Brown was second on the country songs chart with No Hurry, one ahead of Springsteen by Church. Underwood was fourth with Good Girl and Bryan fifth with Drunk On You.

Dierks Bentley jumped 4 to 12 with 5-1-5-0, while Kenny Chesney skyrocketed from 24 to 16 with Come Over. Keith Urban moved up 4 to 17 with For You. Thompson Square's Glass moved up 3 to 22. Something To Do With My Hands from Thomas Rhett also moved up 3 to 22. Big & Rich debuted at 24 with That's Why I Pray. Blake Shelton's new single, Over, was 27th, up 4.

Trampled By Turtles once again topped the Bluegrass Albums chart with "Stars and Satellites." "The Goat Rodeo Sessions" from Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile was second. "The Gospel Side of Dailey & Vincent" held third, one ahead of "Nobody Knows You" by Steep Canyon Rangers. "Rare Bird Alert" from Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers was fifth.

On the top 200 chart, Underwood was 3rd, Richie 6th, Bryan 15th, Church 28th and Aldean 31st.


More news for Kip Moore


CD reviews for Kip Moore

CD review - Wild World There are moments while listening to Kip Moore's album where the listener might feel like he/she is sampling new Kid Rock music - albeit, with plenty more heart and soul. Moore sings with a similarly endearing scratchy vocal tone, and has a primarily country music fan base, but that's where these two artists part ways artistically. Whereas Kid Rock mostly raises hell, Moore raises awareness. Kid Rock might be perfectly comfortable singing about his dark side, but Moore is heard ...
CD review - Room To Spare: The Acoustic Sessions Kip Moore's greatest musical selling point is his raspy singing voice. Much like Bob Seger long before him, his is a vocal tone that gets your immediate attention every time you hear it. This EP-length project presents Moore in a quieter setting than usual. That distinctive voice is unavoidable, though, whether revved up or tamped down. The song that stands out most is "It Ain't California," which is introduced with a beautifully twangy electric guitar riff. ...
CD review - Slowheart If you're one of those people who read CD inserts before listening to the music, Kip Moore starts out with one at least one strike against him on his third album. In the two pages of acknowledgements and thank yous (two pages!) there's this mixed metaphor on thank you number one, which goes out to Jesus: "You continually pull me from the sinking sand. . . I'm out of the woods because of your love." Um, not a lot of sand in the woods, Kip. Thankfully, things get better as ...


©Country Standard Time • Jeffrey B. Remz, editor & publisher • countrystandardtime@gmail.com
AboutCopyrightNewsletterOur sister publication Standard Time
Subscribe to Country Music News Country News   Subscribe to Country Music CD Reviews CD Reviews   Follow us on  Twitter    Instagram    Facebook