Three weeks into the New Year, Taylor Swift‘s album Red and
the Zac Brown Band single “Goodbye
in Her Eyes” maintain their grips on the top of the Billboard charts. Red has been there for 12 weeks, “Goodbye”
While there’s little new to report — just one album and two songs — there is some action within the Top
5 songs cluster.
Gary Allan‘s “Every
Storm (Runs Out of Rain)” has jumped from No. 6 to No. 3, Jason Aldean‘s
“The Only Way I Know” (with Luke Bryan and Eric
Church) from No. 7 to No. 4 and Brad Paisley‘s “Southern
Comfort Zone” from No. 8 to No. 5.
The lone new album is the soundtrack Justified: Music From
the Original Television Series, bowing at No. 49.
Six CDs return to action: George
Strait‘s Here for a Good Time (No. 65), Hank Williams Jr.‘s
Old School New Rules (No. 66), the multi-artist anthology Mud Digger: Volume 3 (No. 69), Aaron Watson’s Real
Good Time (No. 71), Country: Waylon Jennings (No. 73)
and Turnpike Troubadours‘ Goodbye Normal Street (No. 74).
first-time songs on the country airplay rankings are Swift’s “All Too Well” (No. 58) and Charlie
Worsham‘s “Could It Be” (No. 60).
Albums No. 2 through No. 5 are Florida
Georgia Line‘s Here’s to the Good Times, Bryan’s Tailgates Tanlines, Nashville: The Music of Nashville:
Season 1: Volume 1 and Little Big Town‘s Tornado, in
Well, we can always hope for more excitement next week. Can’t we?