Thursday, November 20, 2014
– There's "Something in the Water" for Carrie Underwood because her new single from "Greatest Hits: Decade #1" is sitting atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week ending Nov. 29. Garth Brooks debuted in first with "Man Against Machine," his first new studio album in 13 years, on the albums chart.
Underwood took over the top of the songs chart from Sam Hunt, whose "Leave the Night On" fell to second. Keith Urban went from six to three with "Somewhere In My Car." Tim McGraw also climbed three, to fourth, with "Shotgun Rider." Little Big Town rounded out the top five with "Day Drinking," down one.
Big & Rich was at 13, up 3, with "Look At You." "Sun Daze" from Florida Georgia Line was at 14, also moving up 3. Parmalee moved up 3 to 15 with " Close Your Eyes." Lee Brice was at 16 with "Drinking Class," which, like most songs, was again up 3.
Kenny Chesney's "Til It's Gone" was up 4 to 19. Thomas Rhett closed out the top 25 with "Make Me Wanna," up 1.
"The Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium" from George Strait jumped from 16 to 2. The disc came out in a deluxe format. Jason Aldean had been first with "Old Boots, New Dirt," but slipped to third. "Anything Goes" by Florida Georgia Line was fourth, one ahead of "Greatest Hits So Far..." from Zac Brown Band.
Darius Rucker was seventh with "Home for the Holidays," up 4. Cole Swindell was up 4 to 25 with his self-titled debut.
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn again led the bluegrass chart with their self-titled disc. Greensky Bluegrass was second with "If Sorrows Swim," one ahead of Nickel Creek's "A Dotted Line." "The Bluegrass Album" from Alan Jackson was fourth. Hot Rize was fifth with "When I'm Free."
On the overall top 200, Brooks was 4th, Strait 10th, Aldean 11th, Florida Georgia Line 17 and Zac Brown Band 20th.