Bryan becomes the first artist to log simultaneous top five album debuts, while a Swift tweet helps spur a debut for rising star Ballerini.
Luke Bryan becomes the first artist ever to log simultaneous top-five debuts on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, as Spring Break... Checkin' Out launches at No. 1 and Spring Break... The Set List: The Complete Spring Break Collection ZinePak arrives at No. 5. The sets start with 89,000 and 6,000 copies sold in the week ending March 15, according to Nielsen Music.
As part of Bryan's double-pronged historic feat on Top Country Albums (which originated more than 51 years ago, in the Billboard issue dated Jan. 11, 1964), he scores his fifth No. 1. He previously led with the EP Spring Break 6... Like We Ain't Ever (March 29, 2014); Crash My Party (for 13 weeks, beginning Aug. 31, 2013); Spring Break... Here to Party (two weeks, March 2013); and Tailgates & Tanlines (four weeks, 2011).