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Steiner, Earle Make Album Chart News
New country artist Tommy Shane Steiner continues to rack up impressive chart numbers this week. His debut album Then Came the Night lands at No. 6 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Meanwhile, Steiner's song "What If She's an Angel" remains at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

Other album debuts are Steve Earle's Sidetracks CD at No. 9, Chris LeDoux's After the Storm at No. 14 and Kenny Rogers Love Songs at No. 73. Billboard's Greatest Gainer albums are Gary Allan's Alright Guy, which climbs to No. 21 from No. 24, and the Charlie Daniels Band's How Sweet the Sound: 25 Favorite Hymns and Gospel Greats, which gains to No. 40 from No. 58.

The O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack continues its run at No. 1, with Alan Jackson remaining at No. 2 with Drive. Rascal Flatts' self-titled debut album remains No. 3, Totally Country: 17 New Chart-Topping Hits stays at No. 4 and Toby Keith's Pull My Chain climbs two rungs to No. 5.

Tim McGraw's Set This Circus Down is No. 7, the Coyote Ugly soundtrack is No. 8, Earle is No. 9 and Brad Paisley's Part II climbs to No. 10.

Keith's "My List" tops the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the second straight week. Kenny Chesney's "Young" repeats at No. 2. Phil Vassar's "That's When I Love You" advances two spots to No. 3. Rascal Flatts' "I'm Movin' On" stays at No. 4, and Jackson's "Drive (For Daddy Gene)" climbs to No. 5. Steiner is No 6, Martina McBride's "Blessed" is No. 7, Chris Cagle's "I Breathe In, I Breathe Out" is No. 8, Travis Tritt's "Modern Day Bonnie And Clyde" is No. 9 and Steve Azar's "I Don't Have to Be Me ('Til Monday)" is No. 10.

Singles debuting this week are Anthony Smith's "If That Ain't Country" at No. 49 and Aaron Tippin's "I'll Take Love Over Money" at No. 60. Getting Billboard's Airpower nod is Paisley's "I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)," which climbs to No. 17 from No. 23.
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