Billboard Chart Flash: Week of May 17 – May 23

For the third consecutive week Lady Antebellum and Chris Young hold on to their number one positions on this week’s Billboard Country Charts. There was plenty of movement on one of the charts so find out who moved around in this week’s Chart Flash. Lady Antebellum’s unstoppable album, Need You Now, stays atop the Country…

Chuck Wicks, “Hold That Thought”

Chuck Wicks first hit country radio back in 2007 when his debut single, “Stealing Cinderella,” peaked in the top five. However, since that song, Wicks has failed to hit the top ten with the two follow up singles from his debut self-titled album. Now, he’s releasing the first single off his upcoming album to country…

Billboard Chart Flash: Week of May 10 – May 16

For the second week in a row, Lady Antebellum and Chris Young hold their spots atop the Billboard Country Albums and Hot Country Songs charts. So once again we’ll be focusing on who follows them. On the albums chart, Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now holds the top position for the 16th consecutive week. This week, the…

Lady Antebellum, “Our Kind of Love”

Lady Antebellum has come a long way in just two short years. Both of the trio’s albums have been certified platinum with Need You Now going double platinum. Lady A has also started a streak of three straight number one songs and have now released a new song to radio. Can “Our Kind of Love”…

Billboard Chart Flash: Week of May 3 – May 9

On this week’s Billboard charts we find a new song taking over the top spot on the singles chart while the year’s best selling country album continues to dominate the albums chart. Find out which artist just nabbed their second number one single in a row, and how much Lady Antebellum sold this week.Lady Antebellum’s double platinum album,…

Jerrod Niemann, “Lover, Lover”

Jerrod Niemann has had struggles in his career that include losing his recording contract as his label folded to getting dropped from another label. Now, Niemann is finally enjoying some success as his single, “Lover, Lover,” climbs to number nineteen becoming the singer’s first top 20 hit. Is the song good enough to climb into…

Dierks Bentley, “Up On the Ridge”

Dierks Bentley is taking a bit of a risk with his new album, Up On the Ridge, by taking a more bluegrass direction rather than his signature country sound. He recently sent the album’s title track to country radio as his latest single. With it being a bluegrass song, does “Up On the Ridge” have…

Billboard Chart Flash: Week of April 26 – May 2

For the second week in a row, Joe Nichols and Lady Antebellum continue to dominate the country Billboard charts. Find out who trails them in this week’s Chart Flash! After being released fourteen weeks ago, Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now continues to dominate the rest of the country albums and remains number one on the…

Sugarland: The Incredible Machine Tour w/ Julianne Hough & Vonda Shepard

Sugarland, country’s newest superduo, brought their Incredible Machine Tour to Phoenix’s Cricket Wireless Pavillion on Sunday night and delivered a high energy show. Also on the bill was Dancing with the Stars alum Julianne Hough and pianist-singer Vonda Shepard. Kicking the show off with a small 30 minute set was Shepard. I had never heard…