Wednesday, March 30, 2016
– Joey + Rory led the Billboard Top Country Albums chart for the week ending April 9 with "Hymns." Cole Swindell leads the Hot Country Songs chart again with "You Should Be Here."
Brett Eldredge held second on the songs chart with "Drunk On Your Love," one ahead of Thomas Rhett's "Die a Happy Man." Tim McGraw was fourth, up four with "Humble And Kind." Maren Morris closed out the top five with "My Church," her first hit. Dierks Bentley climbed from nine to six with "Somewhere on a Beach." Florida Georgia Line moved up three to seventh with "Confession." Rascal Flatts was up four to eighth with "I Like the Sound of That" as was Chris Young's duet with Cassadee Pope," Think of You," which was ninth.
Lee Brice stood at 17 with "That Don't Sound Like You," up 3. Luke Bryan jumped from 34 to 10 with "Huntin', Fishin' & Lovin' Every Day." Dan+ Shay were at 22, up 5, with "From the Ground Up." Eric Church's "Record Year" held the 24th spot, up 6. Jake Owen closed out the top 25 with "American Country Love Song," up 1.
On the albums chart, Chris Stapleton was second with "Traveller." Kane Brown debuted in third with "Chapter 1," an EP. Radio DJ Bobby Bones And the Raging Idiots were fourth in their debut week with "The Critics Gave It 5 Stars." The compilation disc, "Southern Family," produced by Dave Cobb debuted in sixth.
Cam moved up 6 to 14 with "Untamed." Wade Bowen debuted at 18 with "Then Sings My Soul: Songs For My Mother." Jimmy Fortune, former member of the Statler Brothers, was at 25, up 10 with "Hits & Hymns."
On the Bluegrass Albums chart, "So Familiar" by Steve Martin & Edie Brickell again was first. The Lonesome River Band's "Bridging the Tradition" debuted in second. Sierra Hull was third with "Weighted Mind." The Boxcars debuted in fourth with "Familiar With the Ground." Frank Solivan closed out the top five with "Family Friends and Heroes."
On the overall top 200, Stapleton was 6th, Brown 9th, Joey + Rory 10th, Sam Hunt 28th with "Montevallo" and Rhett 30th with "Tangled Up." The top 200 and Top Country Albums chart use different criteria.