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Country Chart News: Top 30 Digital Singles: The Week of August 1, 2012

By: Matt Bjorke

Last Updated: August 1, 2012 5:08 PM

Nearly 100,000 fans want to “Take A Little Ride” and then get out on the ocean “Motor boatin” on a Pontoon this week as Jason Aldean and Little Big Town Run Away with Top 2 singles!

Only 1,000 copies separated Jason Aldean and Little Big Town This week as “Take A Little Ride” and “Pontoon” both sold nearly 100,000 more single copies this week. This brings Aldean’s two week totla to 286,000 while Little Big Town is at 695k! Hunter Hayes was 26,000 behind Little Big Town but still had not only Country music’s #3 single on the Digital Singles chart but also the #16 song in all genres. Kenny Chesney’s #1 radio hit is also his latest Gold single and it has now moved 276k colies while Luke Bryan’s “Drunk Ou You” rounds out the top 5 singles and now has nearly 1.75 million copies sold and should easily surpass the 2 million mark sometime soon.

Love and Theft Sit at #6, Gloriana Returns To Top 8

Love and Theft’s break-out hit “Angel Eyes” now sits at 479k, enough to suggest that the RCA Nashville duo will land their first Gold certification next week. Eric Church’s “Springsteen” sits right behind the duo with another 42k fans buying the 1.55 million-seller while Gloriana is up to #8 from #10 last week with the 675k seller and Top 5 radio airplay hit “(Kissed You) Good Night. Tim McGraw’s “Truck Yeah” sits at #9 for the third week in a row with sales of 171K total. Dierks Bentley not only rounds out the Top 10 with “5-1-5-0,” but his single surpasses the Gold sales mark this week as well. look for an RIAA certification soon.

Riser of the Week: Carrie Underwood’s “Blown Away”

Carrie Underwood’s “Blown Away” is up 4 slots this week as the single makes waves at country radio (it’s Top 30). She sold 10,000 more singles than last week and has now sold more than 299,000 copies of the track. Right behind Carrie is Lee Brice with the fast-rising hit “Hard To Love” now having sold 373k. Dustin Lynch, who is constantly one of the top searched for artists across MTV Network’s new artist platform right now, has the #14 single with “Cowboys and Angels” now nearly 400k large. Other notable singles include Republic’s Florida Georgia Line with “Cruise” now over 161,000 sold as it goes to radio officialy for the first week next week and JUST hit the Top 60 of Billboard’s airplay chart this week. Toby Keith debuts at #19 with 22k copies sold of his latest single, “I Like Girls Who Drink Beer.” It has a long way to go before it catches up to “Red Solo Cup” and last hit “Beers Ago.” Chris Young’s at #22 with “Neon,” a slow-burning but well-researching radio hit. He’s now sold 195,000 while Lady Antebellum is outside The Top 30 with “Wanted You More” but have moved nearly 200,000 copies of the single.

Top 30 Digital Singles In Country Music (8/01/12) 

 

Last Week This Week Artist Song Title TW LW Total

1 1 Jason Aldean Take A Little Ride 96,000 189,000 286,000

2 2 Little Big Town Pontoon 95,000 79,000 695,000

3 3 Hunter Hayes Wanted 69,000 69,000 830,000

4 4 Kenny Chesney Come Over 53,000 58,000 672,000

5 5 Luke Bryan Drunk On You 49,000 56,000 1,730,000

7 6 Love and Theft Angel Eyes 44,000 41,000 479,000

6 7 Eric Church Springsteen 42,000 47,000 1,548,000

10 8 Gloriana (Kissed You) Good Night 40,000 38,000 675,000

9 9 Tim McGraw Truck Yeah 39,000 39,000 171,000

8 10 Dierks Bentley 5-1-5-0 39,000 39,000 501,000

15 11 Carrie Underwood Blown Away 36,000 26,000 299,000

12 12 Lee Brice Hard To Love 32,000 32,000 373,000

11 13 Eli Young Band Even If It Breaks Your Heart 28,000 32,000 791,000

13 14 Dustin Lynch Cowboys and Angels 28,000 27,000 395,000

14 15 Blake Shelton Over 26,000 27,000 264,000

16 16 Jana Kramer Why Ya Wanna 24,000 25,000 454,000

20 17 Florida Georgia Line Cruise 24,000 22,000 162,000

18 18 Kip Moore Somethin' 'Bout A Truck 24,000 24,000 1,179,000

NEW 19 Toby Keith I Like Girls Who Drink Beer 22,000 0 22,000

23 20 Josh Turner Time Is Love 20,000 20,000 437,000

19 21 Zac Brown Band The Wind 20,000 23,000 161,000

24 22 Chris Young Neon 19,000 18,000 195,000

22 23 Toby Keith Beers Ago 19,000 21,000 372,000

21 24 Carrie Underwood Good Girl 18,000 22,000 1,251,000

17 25 Keith Urban For You 18,000 24,000 303,000

32 26 Rascal Flatts Come Wake Me Up 17,000 16,000 109,000

25 27 Luke Bryan Country Girl (Shake It For Me) 17,000 18,000 2,065,000

29 28 Jake Owen The One That Got Away 17,000 16,000 111,000

28 29 Thompson Square Glass 16,000 16,000 237,000

26 30 Luke Bryan I Don't Want This Night To End 16,000 18,000 1,856,000

 

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