Congrats to Kenny Chesney for the No. 1 debut of Cosmic Hallelujah on the country albums chart. The album sold more than 79,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen Soundscan.
Chesney earns his 14th leading album. With 14 Top Country Albums No. 1s, Chesney ties Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson for fifth place among acts with the most leaders in the list’s nearly 53-year history. George Strait leads with 26, followed by Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson (16 each) and Tim McGraw (15).