Country Music Climbs Aus Charts Following ‘Biggest-ever’ CMC Rocks Festival

Country Music Climbs Aus Charts Following ‘Biggest-ever’ CMC Rocks Festival

Country music has soared up the Aussie music charts thanks to the success of CMC Rocks festival last weekend. 

The country and roots music festival, delivered its “biggest-ever” event as Ipswich hosted 24,000 country music lovers daily, with performances from 20 international and eight local artists across a huge four days.

As a result headliner Luke Combs has jumped up 12 places into the top ten with his album This One’s For You landing at #7. Other headliners Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett also jumped 17 places to land at #14 and reentered the chart at #58 respectively. Morgan Wallen‘s If You Know Me, entered the charts for the first time at #53.

In what was the only local debut of the week, Dan Sultan‘s fifth LP, Aviary Takes, landed at #47.

Sultan is currently touring the country in support of the album, while the Victorian songwriter has also revealed he will release a children’s record next month.

The only other debut on the Albums chart this week comes from the UK’s Jack Savoretti with Singing To Strangers landing at #23. Ariana Grande‘s thank u, next holds onto #1 spot as expected.

Over on the Singles chart, Jonas Brothers also hold onto top spot with Sucker (their first-ever #1 song in Australia), with the only debuts being Marshmello‘s Here With Me featuring Chvrches (#35) and Mabel‘s Don’t Call Me Up (#38).

Check out the standings here .