Chart Roundup – Week of December 14th, 2013

Danielle Bradbery To Release Self-Titled Album November 19

We have a new Hot Country Songs #1 this week in the form of Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Stay’, which is also now at #6 on Country Airplay and #3 on Country Digital Songs. However, they also hold the Country Digital Songs #1 with ‘This Is How We Roll’ featuring Luke Bryan (also #18 on Hot Country Songs), #5 with ‘Cruise’, #12 with ‘Take It Out On Me’, #13 with ‘Hands On You’, #18 with ‘Headphones’ and #25 with ‘People Back Home’, while ‘Here’s To The Good Times’ is at #4 on Top Country Albums. Luke Bryan’s also having a great week, ‘That’s My Kind of Night’ returning to #3 on Hot Country Songs and #2 on Country Digital Songs, while ‘Drink A Beer’ is just below it at #4 on Country Digital Songs, #7 on Hot Country Songs and #15 on Country Airplay, and ‘Crash My Party’ has dropped to #3 on Top Country Albums.

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Chart Roundup – Week of December 7th, 2013

Sweet-Annie

This week Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert’s smash hit ‘We Were Us’ has hit #1 on country radio, and retains the top spot on Hot Country Songs for another week. In addition, it holds onto #2 on Country Digital Songs. Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Stay’ beat them out on this chart and took #1 with ‘Stay’, bubbling just under the surface at #2 on Hot Country Songs and #9 on Country Airplay, with ‘Here’s To The Good Times’ sticking to #3 on Top Country Albums. In addition ‘Cruise’ has returned to #9 on Country Digital Songs, and ‘Round Here’ is at #18 on the same chart. Blake Shelton’s ‘Mine Would Be You’ remains a good seller, charting at #3 across Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay, although falling a little to #8 on Country Digital Songs. ‘Based On A True Story…’ has returned to #4 on Top Country Albums too. 

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Chart Roundup – Week of November 30th, 2013

Kellie Pickler Unveils 'The Woman I Am' Track Listing

This week Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert’s ‘We Were Us’ stays atop Hot Country Songs, rising to #2 on Country Airplay and on Country Digital Songs. Luke Bryan’s ‘That’s My Kind of Night’ is not far behind, however, at #3 on Country Digital Songs and #2 on Hot Country Songs, while ‘Crash My Party’ sticks at #2 on Top Country Albums. His new single, ‘Drink A Beer’, has climbed 14 places to reach #20 on Country Airplay, while it falls to #9 on Country Digital Songs and to #22 on Hot Country Songs. Blake Shelton’s ‘Mine Would Be You’ is also up at the top, holding radio #1 for another week, while it’s at #5 on Country Digital Songs and #3 on Hot Country Songs, and ‘Based On A True Story…’ falls to #5 on Top Country Albums. 

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Amazon shows what winning a big award will do for your album sales

Taylor Swift pinnacleHarrison McClary / Reuters

We all know that winning a big award at a show such as the CMAs will do wonders for your career, but Amazon has put the numbers together to show what winning an award will do for your album sales in just a 24-hour period of time. 

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Dubbed the biggest night in
country music, last night’s broadcast of the 47th Annual CMA Awards
recognized this year’s top performers. As expected, hosts Carrie Underwood and
Brad Paisley provided an entertaining evening filled with witty pop culture
banter and performances by country legends and newcomers
alike.

But how did the winners of
the night’s awards fare in terms of customer demand in CD purchases? Amazon.com
looked at each artist ranking on the Amazon’s Movers & Shakers List for
Music after the show ended*. Updated hourly, the Movers & Shakers list shows
the biggest gainers in sales rank over the past 24 hours.

Within the Top 20 Movers
& Shakers, 13 country artists make an appearance. Amazon’s big winners
include:

Pinnacle Award Winner:
Taylor
Swift

  • Taylor
    Swift’s album Fearless is the #8 bestselling album of all-time on
    Amazon.com
  • Her
    other albums on the top 100 albums of all-time list are Speak Now at #21
    and Red at #36
  • Taylor
    Swift has sold more albums than any other solo artist on the list – and more
    than Dixie Chicks, Lady Antebellum and the Zac Brown Band
    combined
  • Current
    rankings: Red – up 77% from #64 to #36 and Speak Now – up 57% from
    #401 to #255 

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