In its 88th week of activity, Chris Stapleton‘s Traveller yo-yos back to the top of Billboard‘s country albums chart. By Nielsen Soundscan’s count, Traveller sold 10,552 copies this past week, bringing its grand sales total to 1,780,710 units,
For the second straight week, Keith Urban‘s “Blue Ain’t Your Color” is the most-played country song.
No new albums surface in the Top 50 this week, but, with the drop in Christmas album sales, nine earlier-debuted titles come back onto the chart.
Leading the returnees is Cody Jinks‘ I’m Not the Devil, bouncing in at No. 39. Following close behind are Margo Price‘s Midwest Farmer’s Daughter (No. 40), John Prine‘s For Better, or Worse (42) and Brothers Osborne‘s Pawn Shop (No. 43).
Also, Drake White‘s Spark (44), Joey + Rory‘s soundtrack collection To Joey, With Love (No. 45), William Michael Morgan‘s Vinyl (No. 48), Kane Brown‘s EP Chapter 1 (No. 49) and Brett Young‘s self-titled EP (No. 50).