Country Album Chart News For May 22, 2013: George Strait "Love Is Everything" Sits At #1; Trace Adkins "Love WillNLG," Debuts In Top 10
George Strait, Trace Adkins and Jason Boland & the Stragglers debut on this week's Country Album Chart Top 10 rundown with seven other albums inlcuding releases from Lady Antebellum, Pistol Annies, Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan. Read on here for all of this week's details!
Recorded back in 2010, Blackberry Smoke recorded Yesterday's Wine with Jamey Johnson and George Jones for their first nationally distributed album Little Bit of Dixie. Now signed to Zac Brown's Southern Ground Artists, the group's work here still remains amongst their best work.
Country Album Chart News For May 15, 2013: Lady Antebellum Debuts At #1; Pistol Annies Top 5 with New Albums; Country Music Dominates
With 168,000 copies sold, Lady Antebellum leads the Top 200 Albums Chart and our Rougstock Top 10 Country Albums chart rundown this week. Read on to find out info about their success and the success of new albums from Craig Campbell, Mickie James, the "Nashville Soundtrack" and More!
Country Chart News - The Top 30 Digital Singles: The Week of May 8 2013: Florida Georgia Line & Hunter Hayes Score Triple Platinum, Darius Rucker "Wagon Wheel" Platinum
With more than 3,000,000 fans scoring copies of "Cruise" and "Wanted," Florida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes have both scored Triple Platinum marks with their breakout singles. Meanwhile Darius Rucker and Blake Shelton also pass milestones with thier singles. Read our weekly single sales report here!
Country Album Chart News For May 8, 2013: Kenny Chesney, Randy Rogers Band Debut; George Jones Sales Remain Strong
With 153,000 copies sold, Kenny Chesney's Life On The Rock easily became the chart-topping album on the SoundScan and Billboard Top 200 Albums charts which means it also scored the #1 slot on the Roughstock Top 10 Country Albums chart. Read on here for entire Top 10 and notable albums list!
Since he passed away 11 days ago, George Jones' legacy has shot to the forefront as The Possum's life and legacy were honored. Today news came out that Jones' previously-scheduled and sold-out Final show at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena will go on as planned, but as a tribute show to the icon.
Thursday morning in Nashville (May 2), thousands of country music fans gathered at the Grand Ole Opry House to pay their final respects to the legendary George Jones who passed away last week. Read on here to see the event's recap and to follow links to watch a couple tribute videos.
Country Chart News - The Top 30 Digital Singles: The Week of May 1 2013: George Jones Hits Chart; Darius and FGL Tops
The story this week is certainly centered around the power of sad news and the loss of a star and how it impacts digital sales, even late in a week as George Jones places four songs on this week's chart, with a single track inside the Top 30 while FGL & Darius Rucker both sell over 100,000 singles each.
Last week was a sad week for Country Music fans everywhere as George Jones passed away. The iconic singer considered by many to be the best Country Singer ever, storms the charts this week with a string of Hits collection as Tate Stevens debuts. Read on to see all the details of the chart here!
To honor the late Country Music legend George Jones, Great American Country will broadcast his funeral service live from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House on Thursday, May 2 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern/ 10:00 Central. Read on to see which superstars will be there to pay tribute.