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Randy Houser's "Moonlight" Vaults In as Week's Most Played Song
But Florida Georgia Line Won't Budge From Top of Country Albums Chart
Randy Houser
Randy Houser
Randy Houser's "Runnin' Outta Moonlight" took an Olympic-size leap from fifth place to land at No. 1 this week on Billboard's country airplay chart.

Florida Georgia Line, however, didn't break a sweat. Their Here's to the Good Times still holds the prime spot on the country albums chart, where it's been relaxing for weeks.

There's a fleet of new albums hovering over the chart in a landing pattern and preparing to touch down within next few weeks -- discs by Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Alan Jackson and kindred-level ticket sellers.

This week, there are but three new titles: Guy Clark's My Favorite Picture of You (coming in at No. 12), Justin Adam's self-titled EP (No. 59) and Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis' Dos Divas (No. 62).

However, as evidence of just how far album sales have dropped, Clark's album claimed its relatively stratospheric No. 12 spot after selling only 5,593 copies, by Nielsen SoundScan's count.

Cole Swindell's "Chillin' It," which arrives at No. 52, is the week's lone new song.

Looking at Houser's back and wondering what the hell happened are the No. 2 through No. 5 songs, in that order: Kip Moore's "Hey Pretty Girl," Hunter Hayes' "I Want Crazy," Brett Eldredge's "Don't Ya" and Bryan's "Crash My Party."

Trailing Here's to the Good Times within the Top 5 albums cluster are Blake Shelton's Based on a True Story, Hunter Hayes, Darius Rucker's True Believers and Taylor Swift's Red.

To quote the great and grievously missed Vern Gosdin, "That just about does it -- don't it?"
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