Country Albums Chart Report: January 19, 2016

Chris Stapleton holds down the #1 sales position yet again with "Traveller," one of 2015's best-selling country albums.

Chris Stapleton just keeps on chugging along as the wonder of wonders as he's become country music's "Adele," the artist who sells to all people of all stripes, whether they like a certain sound all the time or not. He's now sold nearly 750,000 copies of Traveller, his Grammy-nominated, CMA-winning album. Sam Hunt's at #2 with the Platinum Montevallo while Thomas Rhett's Tangled Up holds down the #3 slot with sales at 271k to date. Eric Church's Mr. Misunderstood sits at #4 with sales of 289k to date while Carrie Underwood is at #5 with Storyteller, her Gold-certified album.

Top Ten Recap

At #6 we find Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights, an album approaching Gold certifications. Meanwhile, Blake Shelton's Reloaded: 20 #1 Hits sits at #7 while Cam is at #8 with Untamed. We find Chris Young's I'm Comin' Over at #9 and at #10 is Old Dominion's RCA Nashville debut Meat And Candy.


Notable albums include Don Henley's Cass County and Zac Brown Band's Jekyll+Hyde. Jana Kramer's Thirty-One and Brett Eldredge's Illinois both scored sales increases while Tim McGraw's Damn Country Music is approaching 100k scanned, the same which can be said for Kelsea Ballerini's The First Time. Maren Morris' EP is on our rundown again as is Joey + Rory's Country Classics and the debut of The Grascals And Then There's This....

Top 5 Country Albums: January 19, 2016

Note: The Top 5 Country Album Chart Numbers are rounded to nearest hundred albums sold.
CNTRY Artist Album Week Total Scans
1 Chris Stapleton Traveller 26,100 743,900
2 Sam Hunt Montevallo 8,600 988,400
3 Thomas Rhett Tangled Up 6,600 271,200
4 Eric Church Mr. Misunderstood 6,400 289,000
5 Carrie Underwood Storyteller 6,400 480,600

Read the entire Top 10 and Notable Albums list here