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Top Country Albums ranks the most popular country albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS

The week of
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
The Heart Of The Matter
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA

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1
Kenny Rogers The Heart Of The Matter Billboard Top Country Albums
The Heart Of The Matter
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
2
Exile Hang On To Your Heart Billboard Top Country Albums
Hang On To Your Heart
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
Hank Williams Jr. Greatest Hits, Volume II Billboard Top Country Albums
Greatest Hits, Volume II
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Curb
4
Lee Greenwood Streamline Billboard Top Country Albums
Streamline
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
5
The Judds Rockin' With The Rhythm Billboard Top Country Albums
Rockin' With The Rhythm
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Curb
6
Patsy Cline Soundtrack-Sweet Dreams, The Life And Times Of Patsy Cline Billboard Top Country Albums
Soundtrack-Sweet Dreams, The Life And Times Of Patsy Cline
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
7
George Strait Something Special Billboard Top Country Albums
Something Special
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
8
The Forester Sisters The Forester Sisters Billboard Top Country Albums
The Forester Sisters
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
9
Sawyer Brown Shakin' Billboard Top Country Albums
Shakin'
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Capitol/Curb
10
Earl Thomas Conley Greatest Hits Billboard Top Country Albums
Greatest Hits
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
Willie Nelson Half Nelson Billboard Top Country Albums
Half Nelson
12  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

12
Dan Seals Won't Be Blue Anymore Billboard Top Country Albums
Won't Be Blue Anymore
16  Last
12  Peak
17  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI-America
13
Ray Stevens I Have Returned Billboard Top Country Albums
I Have Returned
17  Last
13  Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
14
Ricky Skaggs Live In London Billboard Top Country Albums
Live In London
15  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
15
George Jones Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes Billboard Top Country Albums
Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes
14  Last
14  Peak
20  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
16
Gary Morris Anything Goes Billboard Top Country Albums
Anything Goes
13  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
17
Juice Newton Old Flame Billboard Top Country Albums
Old Flame
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
18
Alabama 40 Hour Week Billboard Top Country Albums
40 Hour Week
18  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
Rosanne Cash Rhythm And Romance Billboard Top Country Albums
Rhythm And Romance
19  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
20
Ronnie Milsap Greatest Hits Vol. 2 Billboard Top Country Albums
Greatest Hits Vol. 2
20  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
21
George Strait Greatest Hits Billboard Top Country Albums
Greatest Hits
22  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

22
Willie, Waylon, Johnny & Kris Highwayman Billboard Top Country Albums
Highwayman
Willie, Waylon, Johnny & Kris
21  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
23
The Statler Brothers Pardners In Rhyme Billboard Top Country Albums
Pardners In Rhyme
23  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
24
Marie Osmond There's No Stopping Your Heart Billboard Top Country Albums
There's No Stopping Your Heart
26  Last
16  Peak
21  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Capitol/Curb
25
Merle Haggard Amber Waves Of Grain Billboard Top Country Albums
Amber Waves Of Grain
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Partners, Brothers And Friends Billboard Top Country Albums
Partners, Brothers And Friends
27  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
27
The Bellamy Brothers Howard & David Billboard Top Country Albums
Howard & David
25  Last
10  Peak
27  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Curb
28
Lee Greenwood Greatest Hits Billboard Top Country Albums
Greatest Hits
32  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
29
Mel McDaniel Stand Up Billboard Top Country Albums
Stand Up
29  Last
25  Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
30
The Judds Why Not Me Billboard Top Country Albums
Why Not Me
31  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Curb
31
Conway Twitty Chasin' Rainbows Billboard Top Country Albums
Chasin' Rainbows
35  Last
31  Peak
12  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
32
Jimmy Buffett Songs You Know By Heart: Jimmy Buffett's Greatest Hit(s) Billboard Top Country Albums
Songs You Know By Heart: Jimmy Buffett's Greatest Hit(s)
41  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | MCA/Geffen
33
The Charlie Daniels Band Me & The Boys Billboard Top Country Albums
Me & The Boys
34  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
34
Janie Fricke Somebody Else's Fire Billboard Top Country Albums
Somebody Else's Fire
33  Last
21  Peak
28  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
35
John Conlee Greatest Hits-Vol. 2 Billboard Top Country Albums
Greatest Hits-Vol. 2
46  Last
35  Peak
11  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
36
Barbara Mandrell Get to The Heart Billboard Top Country Albums
Get to The Heart
39  Last
25  Peak
16  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Alabama Roll On Billboard Top Country Albums
Roll On
37  Last
Peak
102  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
102
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
38
Hank Williams Jr. Five-O Billboard Top Country Albums
Five-O
36  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Curb
39
Original Casts Big River - The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Billboard Top Country Albums
Big River - The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn
58  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soul
40
Soundtrack Dallas: The Music Story Billboard Top Country Albums
Dallas: The Music Story
62  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

41
Gene Watson Memories To Burn Billboard Top Country Albums
Memories To Burn
44  Last
35  Peak
23  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
42
T.G. Sheppard Livin' On The Edge Billboard Top Country Albums
Livin' On The Edge
40  Last
26  Peak
34  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
43
Alabama Mountain Music Billboard Top Country Albums
Mountain Music
47  Last
Peak
202  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
202
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
44
Neil Young Old Ways Billboard Top Country Albums
Old Ways
48  Last
24  Peak
19  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Geffen
45
Janie Fricke The Very Best Of Janie Billboard Top Country Albums
The Very Best Of Janie
43  Last
43  Peak
13  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
46
Restless Heart Restless Heart Billboard Top Country Albums
Restless Heart
50  Last
10  Peak
36  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
47
Steve Wariner Life's Highway Billboard Top Country Albums
Life's Highway
54  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
48
Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Smile Billboard Top Country Albums
Smile
52  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
49
David Allan Coe Unchained Billboard Top Country Albums
Unchained
51  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
50
Crystal Gayle Nobody Wants To Be Alone Billboard Top Country Albums
Nobody Wants To Be Alone
49  Last
17  Peak
41  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
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