Eric Church’s Chief Tops Billboard 200

Eric Church’s Chief is the top-selling album across all genres this week, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 sales chart. In its first week of release, Chief sold 144,990 albums. In related news, the album’s first single, “Homeboy,” has been certified gold for 500,000 digital downloads. Church’s next tour date will be Thursday (Aug. 4) opening for Toby Keith near Sacramento, Calif. In addition, Church will perform on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday (Aug. 8).