Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan Are Top Dogs on Airplay, Albums Charts

Justin Moore, Shooter Jennings Claim Week's Highest Debuts

Blake Shelton ’s “Sure Be Cool If You Did” has slipped the sullen bonds of earth and soared to No. 1 on Billboard’s country airplay chart, while Luke Bryan ’s Spring Break … Here to Party keeps its perch at the summit of the country albums chart for the second week.

Only two new albums come aboard: Shooter JenningsThe Other Life at No. 19 and Fifth on the Floor’s Ashes & Angels at No. 64.

Returning to combat are I Am an Elvis Fan: A Selection of Elvis Songs Chosen by the Fans at No. 65 and Country: Waylon Jennings at No. 74.

Justin Moore ’s “Point at You” is the week’s highest-debuting song (No. 57), followed by Tate Stevens’ “Power of a Love Song” (No. 58) and James Wesley ’s “Thank a Farmer” (No. 60).

Rounding out the Top 5 albums list, in descending order, are Florida Georgia Line ’s Here’s to the Good Times, Taylor Swift ’s Red, Little Big Town ’s Tornado and Tim McGraw ’s Two Lanes of Freedom.

The No. 2 through No. 5 songs are Carrie Underwood ’s “Two Black Cadillacs,” Hunter Hayes“Somebody’s Heartbreak,” Lee Brice ’s “I Drive Your Truck” and McGraw’s “One of Those Nights” (No. 1 for the past three weeks).

Give all the worshipful publicity it’s garnered, we expect great things next week from Kacey MusgravesSame Trailer Different Park. Place your bets now.

Edward Morris is a veteran of country music journalism. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a frequent contributor to