Brooks & Dunn maintain their stranglehold on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, as their "Ain’t Nothing ‘Bout You" remains No. 1 for the fifth straight week.
Tim McGraw ’s "Grown Men Don’t Cry" stays at No. 2, and Kenny Chesney ’s "Don’t Happen Twice" remains at No. 3. "If I Fall You’re Going Down With Me" by the Dixie Chicks and "It’s a Great Day to Be Alive" by Travis Tritt trade places, with the Chicks climbing to No. 4 and Tritt dropping to No. 5.
Faith Hill ’s "There You’ll Be," from the forthcoming Pearl Harbor soundtrack, debuts at No. 37 on the singles chart. "I’m Just Talkin’ About Tonight" by Toby Keith debuts at No. 41. "Real Life (I Never Was the Same Again)" by Jeff Carson enters the chart at No. 54, and "I Want You to Want Me," Dwight Yoakam ’s remake of the Cheap Trick hit, debuts at No. 57. "The Bird Song," from Lance Bass protege Meredith Edwards, makes its debut at No. 59.
McGraw’s Set This Circus Down remains No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Strong debuts were recorded by Billy Gilman and Mark McGuinn, and both Lee Ann Womack and Keith show significant chart increases as a result of their multiple wins at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
Womack’s I Hope You Dance climbs from No. 5 to No. 2, and Keith’s How Do You Like Me Now?! jumps from No. 17 to No. 9.
Gilman’s sophomore effort Dare to Dream debuts at No. 6, and McGuinn’s self-titled first album weighs in at No. 18. Emmylou Harris ’ Anthology: The Warner/Reprise Years comes onto the chart at No. 53, and The Best of Conway Twitty : 20th Century Masters the Millennium Collection debuts at No. 73.