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Chris Stapleton and Sam Hunt Dominate Country Charts

We are now at the midway point of 2017 and it’s pretty apparent that the country charts are being dominated by Chris Stapleton and Sam Hunt.

Chris’ latest album From A Room: Volume 1 is the Top Country Album of the Year so far, based on equivalent album units, moving 484,000, while it’s also the mid-year Top Selling Album, based on traditional album sales, with 419,000 moved. Interestingly, coming in second on both lists is Chris’ debut album Traveller, which has moved 396,000 in equivalent album units this year, with 225,000 of that in traditional album sales.

As for singles, it’s not surprising that Sam's Body Like A Back Road, which has spent 22 weeks on top the Hot Country Songs chart, leads all the mid-year charts, topping the Digital Country Songs chart, as well as the On-Demand Country Song Streams (Audio & Video combined), On-Demand Country Audio and On-Demand Country Video Streams charts.

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