Thursday, January 30, 2014
– Jennifer Nettles debuted in first on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart for the week ending Feb. 8 with "That Girl." Luke Bryan stayed first on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week with "Drink a Beer."
David Nail was second on the songs chart with "Whatever She's Got" with Cole Swindell third with "Chillin' It." Jason Aldean's "When She Says Baby" was fourth. Florida Georgia Line held fifth with "Stay." Newcomer Eric Paslay was sixth with "Friday Night," up three.
Lady Antebellum had a big mover with "Compass" moving from 12 to seven. "Rewind" from Rascal Flatts was an even bigger shaker, climbing from 20 to eight. Brantley Gilbert's new single, "Bottoms Up," moved from 14 to nine. The movement on the chart continued with Blake Shelton's "Doin' What She Likes" going from 21 to 12. Thomas Rhett went from 24 to 20 with "Give Me Some of That." Randy Houser was at 22, up three, with "Goodnight Kiss." Hunter Hayes debuted at 23 with his new single "Invisible," which he performed at the Grammys. Thompson Square made the top 25 with "Everything I Shouldn't Be Thinking About" at 24.
Behind Nettles of Sugarland was Florida Georgia Line with "Here's to the Good Times" in second, Bryan's "Crash My Party" third, Rosanne Cash's "The River & The Thread" fourth and Kacey Musgraves with "Same Trailer Different Park at five, up 10. Musgraves benefitted from wins at the Grammys on Sunday and the chance to sing a song.
Taylor Swift, who also performed at the Grammys, was sixth with "Red," up 10. The compilation "NOW That's What I Call Country Ballads" debuted at nine.
Hunter Hayes jumped from 19 to 11 with his self-titled disc. Darius Rucker was 18 with "True Believers," up six. "Nashville: The Music of Nashville: Seasons 2/Volume 1" was up four to 19.
Yet again, Alan Jackson led the Bluegrass Albums chart with "The Bluegrass Album." Steve Martin and Edie Brickell were second with "Love Has Come For You," one ahead of The Devil Makes Three's "I'm a Stranger Here." Blue Highway debuted in fourth with "The Game" and The Isaacs were fifth with "The Living Years."
On the Billboard top 200, Nettle was 12th, FGL19th, Bryan 20th, Cash 21st and Musgraves 28th.