Lady Antebellum’s Golden Cops Top Album Niche

Florida George Line's "Get Your Shine On" Remains No. 1 Song

Sound the trumpets and clap your hands — Lady Antebellum has struck gold. The trio’s Golden debuts at No. 1 this week on both Billboard’s country and Top 200 all-genres albums charts via Nielsen SoundScan-confirmed sales of 167,314 copies.

Scooting in just behind Lady A at No. 2 is the new Pistol Annies CD, Annie Up. It scanned 83,460 units.

And for the second week in a row, Florida Georgia Line’s “Get Your Shine On” is the most-played country song.

There’s a batch of new albums to recognize. They include the soundtrack collection Nashville: The Music of Nashville: Season 1, Volume 2 (entering at No. 5), the various-artists package Now That’s What I Call a Country Party (No. 10).

Also Craig Campbell’s Never Forget (No. 27), Lenny Cooper’s Mud Dynasty (No. 34), Dailey & Vincent’s Brothers of the Highway (No. 40) and Mickie James’ Somebody’s Gonna Pay (No. 56).

Bouncing back onto the chart are The Essential Alan Jackson (No. 67), Don WilliamsAnd So It Goes (No. 71) and the multi-artist Mud Digger: Volume 3 (No. 74).

Five new songs come aboard: Lady Antebellum’s “Goodbye Town” (No. 46), Chris Young’s “Aw Naw” (No. 54), Krystal Keith’s “Daddy Dance With Me” (No. 58), Weston Burt’s “Lucky Sometimes” (No. 59) and Gretchen Wilson’s “Still Rollin'” (No. 60).

Joe Nichols’ “Sunny and 75” returns at No. 56.

The No. 3 and No. 4 albums, in that order, are Kenny Chesney’s Life on a Rock (last week’s No. 1) and Blake Shelton’s Based on a True Story.

Rounding out the Top 5 songs, in descending order, are Darius Rucker’s “Wagon Wheel,” Chesney’s “Pirate Flag,” Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart” and Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift’s “Highway Don’t Care.”

Kinda leaves you breathless, don’t it?

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