Cassadee Pope, ’11’ — Song Review

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Cassadee Pope, why must you rip my heart from my chest? With her latest release, a song called "11," the 23-year-old musician showcases her remarkable songwriting talent. Co-written with producer Nathan Chapman, the plucky mid-tempo is an emotional glance into her parents' divorce when she was a tender pre-teen. As a "buzz" single, this definitely serves its purpose as an offering from her forthcoming Big Machine debut record "Frame by Frame," out Oct. 8. With criticisms over her sudden interest in country music, this song could finally put to rest those often unfounded claims.


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Chart Roundup – Week of September 7th, 2013


Once again, Luke Bryan is at the top of 3 of our charts this
week. ‘That’s My Kind of Night’ remains at #1 on Hot Country Songs and Country
Digital Songs, while it moves up to #15 on Country Airplay. ‘Crash My Party’ is
at #1 on Top Country Albums again after selling 159,000 this week alone. The
single is also still doing well, though it dropped 6 places to #9 on Hot
Country Songs, but re-entered Country Digital Songs to place at #5. Other
tracks of Luke’s from the new record have dropped off the top end of Billboard’s
charts, but ‘Tailgates & Tanlines’, Luke’s last record from 2011, only
falls to #5 on Top Country Albums, while his EP from earlier this year falls 9
positions to #18. 


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Luke Bryan expected to stay #1 on Billboard for second week

Last week, Luke Bryan sold an incredible 527,783 units of his new album "Crash My Party," placing him firmly at #1 on the Billboard 200. This week comes word that he's once again expected to be at #1. 

According to Billboard, "Crash My Party" is expected to sell 159,000 copies this week, which, despite being down 70% from its debut week, is still enough to assure it another week in the number one spot.

This would mean that out of 29 chart-topping albums, this will only be the sixth one this year to spend more than one week in the top spot.


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