Eric Church's new album, The Outsiders, comes out Feb. 11. John Peets/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Eric Church, whose Chief topped the Billboard 200 album chart last week and is joined in the top 10 this week by three other country albums. John Peets/Courtesy of Capitol Records hide caption

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The Record

Country's New Guard Gets Back To Basics

Chart-topping singers like Blake Shelton and Eric Church mix tradition with contemporary influences.

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Eric Church performed on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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