Country Album Chart News: The Week of February 12, 2014: Florida Georgia Line #1, Eric Paslay Debuts Top 5; Whiskey Myers, Moonshine Bandits, Scotty McCreery
By: Matt Bjorke
Florida Georgia Line returns to #1 on Top 10 Country Albums chart with Here’s To The Good Times. Eric Paslay Debuts Top 5, Whiskey Myers debuts Top 10 with third album.
With a sales increase of 10% for Here’s To The Good Times, Florida Georgia Line returns to #1 this week while Luke Bryan sits at #2 with Crash My Party. Sitting at #3 is Jennifer Nettles with That Girl. The album -- her first as a solo artist away from Sugarland -- has surpassed 101k sold in one month on the charts. Rising star Eric Paslay debuts at #4 with his self-titled album. At #5 is the Grammy-winning album Same Trailer Different Park from Kacey Musgraves.
Whiskey Myers Debut, Vince Gill and Paul Franklin’s Bakersfield Deluxe Edition returns to Top 10.
Garth Brooks sits at #6 with his Walmart exclusive Blame It All On My Roots. He’s now sold 834k copies of the box set album. Vince Gill and Paul Franklin’s tribute to Buck Owens and Merle Haggard -- Bakersfield -- Returns to the Top 10 for the first time since the first few weeks of release lastyyear thanks to their Deluxe version out in Cracker Barrel stores. At #8 is Blake Shelton while Jason Aldean is at #9. Rounding out the Top 10 is Texas Country/Blues act Whiskey Myers. They debut with 6k copies of Early Morning Shakes sold. Fans of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackberry Smoke will probably dig the band.
The 5 Notables include Cassadee Pope’s debut Frame By Frame, and the latest albums from Scotty McCreery, Danielle Bradbery, Darius Rucker and the Moonshine Bandits.
Darius Rucker has nearly scanned Gold with True Believers and that is enough to lead or notable section this week. He’s followed up by Moonshine Bandits Average Joes Entertainment debut Calicountry, Scotty McCreery’s nearly 200k scanned See You Tonight, Danielle Bradbery’s self-titled debut and Cassadee Pope’s Frame By Frame in our notable rundown this week. Full sales details below.
Top 10 Country Albums for The Week of February 12, 2014 with 8 Notable Albums (SoundScan Top 200 Current Albums Chart Placement)*
*Numbers rounded to nearest thousandth.
Florida Georgia Line
Vince Gill/Paul Franklin
Here’s To The Good Times
Crash My Party
Same Trailer Different Park
Blame It All On My Roots
Based On A True Story
Early Morning Shakes
See You Tonight
Frame By Frame