Billboard Top 25 Country Albums This Week [June 27]

  1. Various Artists – NOW That’s What I Call Country, Volume 8
  2. Zac Brown Band – Jekyll + Hyde (Grade: 6/10)
  3. A Thousand Horses – Southernality (Grade: 5.5/10)
  4. Sam Hunt – Montevallo  (Grade: 1/10)
  5. Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard – Django and Jimmie (Grade: 9/10)
  6. Brantley Gilbert – Just As I Am (Grade: 5/10)
  7. Eric Church – The Outsiders
  8. Little Big Town – Pain Killer (Grade: 3/10)
  9. Billy Currington – Summer Forever
  10. Jason Aldean – Old Boots, New Dirt (Grade: 3/10) 
  11. Florida Georgia Line – Anything Goes (Grade: 0/10)
  12. Luke Bryan – Spring Break…Checkin’ Out (Grade: 2.5/10)
  13. Montgomery Gentry – Folks Like Us
  14. Luke Bryan – Crash My Party
  15. The Lacs – Outlaw In Me
  16. Kelsea Ballerini – The First Time (Grade: 1/10)
  17. Carrie Underwood – Greatest Hits: Decade #1
  18. Reba – Love Somebody (Grade: 9/10)
  19. Darius Rucker – Southern Style (Grade: 5.5/10)
  20. Chase Rice – Ignite the Night (Grade: 2/10)
  21. Blake Shelton – Bringing Back The Sunshine (Grade: 4/10)
  22. Kenny Chesney – The Big Revival (Grade: 4.5/10)
  23. Tyler Farr – Suffer In Peace (Grade: 5/10)
  24. Cole Swindell – Cole Swindell
  25. Chris Stapleton – Traveller (Grade: 10/10)


  • This week’s new #1 country album is NOW That’s What I Call Country, Volume 8. Really? People still buy these, despite the existence of iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify and Pandora.
  • A Thousand Horses debuts on the chart at #3 with their new album Southernality.
  • Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson’s Django and Jimmie fell four spots to #5.
  • The spot for biggest loser this week was a three-way tie, with each album falling six spots on the chart. Those albums are Billy Currington’s Summer Forever falling to #9, The Lacs’ Outlaw In Me falling to #15 and Reba’s Love Somebody falling to #18.
  • Montgomery Gentry debuts on the chart with their new album Folks Like Us at #13.
  • The biggest gainer this week was Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits: Decade #1 album moving up four spots from #21 to #17.
  • Tyler Farr’s Suffer In Peace fell four spots from #19 to #23.
  • Chris Stapleton’s Traveller fell five spots from #20 to #25.


Source: Billboard

5 thoughts on “Billboard Top 25 Country Albums This Week [June 27]

  1. Raymond June 20, 2015 / 2:15 pm

    Wow the Gloriana album didnt even,make a second week. They are irrelevant should stop making music and they should get dropped from their label.


  2. Zack June 20, 2015 / 2:22 pm

    Wow…..I’m completely shocked that that Now That’s I Call Country Vol. 8 actually topped the chart…..I don’t think I’ve bought one of them since the first one. They just get worse every year and you’re right, there’s no need for them when we have access to several other different other music features.

    I’m sad that Willie and Merle took that big of a drop but I guess even reaching #1 in the first place is a huge accomplishment

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  3. Amanda June 20, 2015 / 11:19 pm

    I’m still in awe that Eric Church’s Outsiders is still in the top 10 with the album being over a year old. Eric just wrapped up a huge world tour and I think the best is yet to come for him. He’s not “bro-country” and sticks to his originality, which I love. Cant wait to see what the next album has in store for us!


    • NoahHibiscusEaton June 21, 2015 / 9:26 pm

      “Like A Wrecking Ball” is really packing on the weeks at radio, but it is clearly a huge hit for him as reflected in its impressively consistent sales relative to its middling airplay. And I bet EMI Nashville will gladly prefer the sales as a whole.

      It will outsell “Talladega” when all is said and done, even though I expect “Talladega” to remain his most successful radio single this era.

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  4. ellie June 23, 2015 / 12:01 pm

    Will you be reviewing Canaan Smith’s new album?


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