Alan Jackson continues his run at the top of the country album charts, but Steve Holy’s five-week No. 1 odyssey on the singles chart ends.
Jackson’s Drive tops the Billboard Top Country Albums chart for the sixth straight week. Jennifer Lopez knocks him out of the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 chart, where he drops to No. 3.
The multiple Grammy-winning soundtrack O Brother, Where Art Thou? remains in the No. 2 position on the country album chart. The multi-artist collection Totally Country: 17 New Chart-Topping Hits remains at No. 3. Toby Keith’s Pull My Chain climbs to No. 4, trading places with the No. 5 Garth Brooks’ Scarecrow.
Rounding out the Top 10, in descending order, are Tim McGraw’s Set This Circus Down, Rascal Flatts’ self-titled debut album, the Coyote Ugly soundtrack, Holy’s Blue Moon and Martina McBride’s Greatest Hits.
The Greatest Gainer on the album chart is Hank Williams Jr.’s Almeria Club, which moves up to No. 20 from No. 28. Texas singer-songwriter Cory Morrow’s Outside the Lines debuts at No. 28.
After five weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, Holy’s “Good Morning Beautiful” loses its top ranking to “Bring on the Rain” by Jo Dee Messina with McGraw. Brooks & Dunn’s “The Long Goodbye” climbs to No. 2 and McGraw’s “The Cowboy in Me” moves up to No. 3. McBride’s “Blessed” advances to No. 4 and Brad Paisley’s “Wrapped Around” slides to No. 5.
Filling out the Top 10, in descending order, are Holy’s “Good Morning Beautiful,” Kenny Chesney’s “Young,” the Dixie Chicks’ “Some Days You Gotta Dance,” Chris Cagle’s “I Breathe In, I Breathe Out” and Rascal Flatts’ “I’m Movin’ On.”
Gaining Billboard Airpower recognition by hitting the Top 20 for the first time is Travis Tritt’s “Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde,” which jumps to No. 17 from No. 23. The Hot Shot Debut nod goes to SheDaisy’s “Get Over Yourself” at No. 52. Nickel Creek’s “The Lighthouse’s Tale” debuts at No. 58.