Kane Brown's new album, Experiment, debuts at the top of the all-genre Billboard 200 and Billboard Top Country Albums charts this week with sales of 124,000 units. Kane joins Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean as the only country artists with Billboard 200 No. 1 album debuts in 2018. With Experiment, Kane becomes the only male country artist in 24 years to debut on top of the Billboard 200 with a sophomore release. The last occurrence, in March 1994, was Tim McGraw’s Not A Moment Too Soon. Kane will appear in Thursday's (November 22nd) Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, airing on NBC beginning at 9 a.m. ET.
Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa – 5th Year Fiesta has added Luke Combs, who will headline one night, Chris Janson and Jake Owen as performers for the destination event, taking place January 23-26 in Riviera Maya, Mexico. They join previously announced headliner Thomas Rhett along with Dustin Lynch and Lauren Alaina. Additional performers are still to be announced.
Walker Hayes has released his new Amazon Original cover of Alan Jackson’s hit song, “Chattahoochee.” Only available on Amazon Music, the track premieres on the global playlist, “Country Heat,” the ultimate playlist for today’s country music fan. Hunter's current single is called “90’s Country.”