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US Country Music Charts July 19, 2012

Singles, Albums, and Radio Airplay

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Zac Brown Band - 'Uncaged' (2012)

Image courtesy of Atlantic Records

Top 5 Country Singles

  1. Eli Young Band - "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" from Life at Best
  2. Dierks Bentley - "5-1-5-0" from Home
  3. Kenny Chesney - "Come Over" from Welcome to the Fishbowl
  4. Gloriana - "(Kissed You) Good Night"
  5. Brantley Gilbert - "You Don't Know Her Like I Do" from Halfway to Heaven

Big Chart Movers

  • #40-#30 Carrie Underwood - "Blown Away" from Blown Away
  • #58-#51 Parmalee - "Musta Had a Good Time"
  • #50-#44 Chris Cagle - "Let There Be Cowgirls" from Back in the Saddle
  • #53-#47 Maggie Rose - "I Ain't Your Mama"
  • #24-#20 Little Big Town - "Pontoon"

Hot New Country Songs

  • #55 Luke Bryan - "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" from Tailgates & Tanlines
  • #56 Randy Rogers Band - "One More Sad Song"
  • #59 Colt Ford with Jake Owen - "Back"

Comments

The Eli Young Band moves to #1 for the first time with their single "Even If It Breaks Your Heart." That moves last week's winner, Brantley Gilbert, waaaay down to #5. Gloriana makes her top 5 debut at #4 with "(Kissed You) Goodnight." Luke Bryan, who's down at #8 with "Drunk on You," makes a bid to rejuvenate himself by debuting a new single. That would be "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye," which bows in at #55. Just behind him are the Randy Rogers Band and Colt Ford, who each debuted new singles this week.

Top 5 Country Albums

  1. Zac Brown Band - Uncaged
  2. Kenny Chesney - Welcome to the Fishbowl
  3. Luke Bryan - Tailgates & Tanlines
  4. Hank Williams Jr. - Old School New Rules
  5. Eric Church - Chief

Hot New Country Albums

Comments

Zac Brown Band has two albums in the top 10 this week. Of course, his latest record Uncaged rides the top of the charts while his previous effort, You Get What You Give, rides its wave to #6. Also debuting this week is Hank Williams Jr., who makes an impressive debut at #4 with Old School New Rules. Lionel Richie falls back off the top 10, to #14, with Tuskegee after his brief resurgence to #2 last week. Also joining the duets album down in the lower rungs is Alan Jackson's Thirty Miles West, which plummeted from #6 to #11, and Jason Aldean's My Kinda Party, which fell from #11 to #9.

For more chart details, visit Billboard.

Country's Highest Ranking Radio Songs

  • 17. Eli Young Band - "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" from Life at Best
  • 19. Dierks Bentley - "5-1-5-0" from Home
  • 20. Kenny Chesney - "Come Over" from Welcome to the Fishbowl
  • 21. Gloriana - "(Kissed You) Good Night"
  • 28. Toby Keith - "Beers Ago" from Clancy's Tavern

Big Radio Chart Movers

  • None this week!

Hot New Radio Country Songs

Comments

The Eli Young Band continue to make gains with radio listeners this week, moving one step ahead from #18 to #17. Joining the surge is Dierks Bentley, whose country-rocker "5-1-5-0" went from #21 to #19. Ditto Kenny Chesney whose sexy booty call track "Come Over" advanced from #22 from #20. Toby Keith also made a strong impression; his drinking song "Beers Ago" rose from #30 to #28. Meanwhile, Little Big Town's boat song "Pontoon" made big waves in its first week on the radio charts, throwing in the anchor at #59.

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