Carrie Underwood’s ‘My Gift’ Debuts At #1 on Multiple Charts

“My Gift” marks the eighth straight album Carrie has debuted #1 on the Billboard Country chart. 

Carrie Underwood's 'My Gift' Debuts At #1 on Multiple Charts

Seven-time GRAMMY® Award winner Carrie Underwood’s first-ever Christmas album, My Gift, debuts #1 on the Billboard Country, Christian and Holiday charts this week. My Gift marks the eighth straight album Carrie has debuted #1 on the Billboard Country chart. My Gift also debuted #1 on the UK country chart (her fifth #1 on the chart) and #1 on the Canadian country chart.

My Gift features a combination of beloved traditional favorites celebrating the spiritual nature of the holiday, as well as several new originals. Two of the original songs are written by Underwood, frequent collaborator Brett James (“Jesus, Take the Wheel,” “Something In The Water”), and her Cry Pretty co-producer, David Garcia. In addition to a very special appearance by Underwood’s 5-year-old son, Isaiah Fisher, on the holiday classic that inspired the album

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Billboard’s Top Holiday Albums Chart Makes Seasonal Return, Carrie Underwood’s ‘My Gift’ Debuts at No. 1

Billboard’s Top Holiday Albums chart makes its seasonal return to our charts menu, as Carrie Underwood’s first holiday set, My Gift, debuts at No. 1. The album was released on Sept. 25 via Capitol Nashville and earned 43,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Oct. 1, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

Underwood leads a top 10 filled with familiar favorites during the holiday season, including Vince Guaraldi Trio’s A Charlie Brown Christmas TV soundtrack, Michael Bublé’s Christmas and Mariah Carey’s Merry Christmas.

The Top Holiday Albums chart ranks the 50 most popular seasonal albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or

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The Dennis Conti era for Buena football debuts in style


Buena quarterback Cael Aretz is a member of the 2020 Cheifs football team. (Photo: Tom Rimback / STAFF PHOTOJOURNALIST)

BRIDGETON – After spending 48 minutes on the sideline showing it, Dennis Conti couldn’t stop saying it. 

The first-year Buena coach had just seen his team come from behind to open the high school football season with an 18-7 road win over Bridgeton. You can forgive his exuberance after speaking to his team. 

“I love these kids,” Conti said. “Really, I just love these guys.” 

Conti came to Buena by way of Wyckoff. Somehow a North Jersey guy found common ground with the Chiefs.  

“When we first met him, it was completely new,” Buena quarterback Aretz said. “We were kind of upset because we had a bond without old coach. But coach came in and we started to like him immediately when he introduced himself. We developed a bond quickly.

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Princess Eugenie Debuts Her Sleek Maternity Style While Out for Lunch in London

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Another QAnon Mom Has Allegedly Kidnapped Her Kid

A QAnon supporter in Utah has allegedly abducted her 6-year-old son in an incident marking the latest collision between the pro-Trump conspiracy theory, child custody disputes, and quack “sovereign citizen” legal theories.Emily Jolley, a self-proclaimed psychic and “mindfulness teacher,” is believed to have taken her son Terran on Sunday, according to the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake. Jolley does not have legal custody of her son, and allegedly abducted him during a once-a-month supervised visitation.The whereabouts of Jolley and her son are unknown, and an Amber Alert issued for Terran is still active. It’s not clear why Jolley initially lost custody of her son.But this alleged kidnapping goes beyond a custody dispute.Instead, it’s the latest in a growing trend of QAnon supporters obsessed with child trafficking and fringe legal theories allegedly kidnapping or planning to kidnap their

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Sindiso Khumalo debuts at Milan Fashion Week with Harriet Tubman-inspired collection

South African designer Sindiso Khumalo made her debut at Milan Fashion Week with a collection based on American abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

a person standing on top of a wooden fence: South African label Sindiso Khumalo bases each collection on the life of an extraordinary historical Black woman.

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South African label Sindiso Khumalo bases each collection on the life of an extraordinary historical Black woman.

With the pandemic keeping many presentations digital, Khumalo’s namesake label presented a fashion film to feature the new collection and honor the life of Tubman, who used the Underground Railroad to free dozens of slaves after reaching her own freedom in Philadelphia. The film shows a model wandering through fields and farmland, hinting at the landscape Tubman might have known as a child.

a person standing in front of a building

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The collection, “Minty,” titled after Tubman’s childhood nickname, features illustrations by Cape Town artist Shakil Solanki and tailored styles in hand-printed silk taffeta and handwoven cotton from Khumalo’s workshop in Burkina Faso. Khumalo’s brand also works with the NGO Embrace Dignity to employ

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As France Mulls Another COVID-19 Lockdown, Dior Debuts On Tik Tok With First Major Live Paris Fashion Week Show

Guests arriving at the Dior Spring 2021 fashion show may have had a sense of dejá Vu. As the fashion flock traveled to Paris from Milan last February, Italy started locking down several regions, including the northern fashion hub town. The Paris collections kick-off when Dior shows on the second day of the calendar. Buyers and press wondered then about the fate of PFW fulfilling its scheduled nine-day affair, and many in the industry cut their trips short or canceled altogether to avoid catching the new virus.

This season, a similar sense is lurking as the French government imposed further restrictions on the countries’ hot zones, including Paris over the weekend. Major changes include bars not being open past

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Richmond American Debuts Four New Model Homes in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Richmond American Homes of California, a subsidiary of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of four inspired model homes at Woodberry at Bradshaw Crossing (RichmondAmerican.com/WoodberryatBC) in Sacramento.

Model Grand Openings (RichmondAmerican.com/WoodberryatBCGO)

Prospective homebuyers and area agents are encouraged to stop by Woodberry at Bradshaw Crossing for model home tours starting on Saturday, October 3. The Sales Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday through Thursday and from 1 to 6 p.m. on Fridays.

Community highlights:

  • New homes from the low $400s
  • Eight ranch and two-story floor plans
  • 3 to 6 bedrooms, approx. 1,280 to 2,620 sq. ft.
  • Gated entry, vineyard, dog park, natural ponds and wildlife reserve
  • Easy access to Elk Grove District schools, shopping, dining and Highway 50
  • Arnold, Baxter, Beaumont and Chandler
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