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Eric Church Scores First Two Album Week on Sales Chart

The up-and-coming singer/songwriter scored his first two albums in the Top 20 sales this week thanks to a digital-only EP that works well as a stopgap between album number two and three. Find out how other artists fared on this week’s rundown of the best-selling albums.

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Steel Magnolia Debuts in Country Album Top 5 This Week

With the first ‘major’ relase of 2011, Steel Magnolia’s self-titled debut finally made an appearance in stores last week and the duo was rewarded with a Top 10 debut on the SoundScan Hot 200 Albums chart. The Grascals made a debut as well, where did they fall?

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Country Strong-ly represented on the SoundScan Charts This Week

With an amazing 477% sales increase, the sountrack from Country Strong has landed in the Top 10 of the SoundScan Hot 200 Albums sales chart this week.  Click the image above to find out how the rest of the top 20 country albums fared

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Reba – “If I Were A Boy”

After first covering Beyoncé’s “If I Were A Boy,” during a CMT Unplugged show, there was quite a bit demand for Reba to record the song.  It actually changed the course of her 2010 recording sessions and now is following two #1 hits. Does the song fit country mu

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Final Holiday Sales #s of 2010 Are Huge for Country Artists

Taylor Swift once again is the #1 selling artist in America (and thus the world) with her third album Speak Now. But the real story is how all but one country album on the SoundScan Hot 200 albums chart experienced a strong sales increase due to holiday sales.&

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Christmas Shopping Impacts Album Sales Charts

With sales strong across all genres this Christmas shopping season, Taylor Swift managed to sell more than a quarter of a million albums to get back the top-selling slot in America for Speak Now.  Let’s check out how 35 other country albums fared this week!

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Sales Slump In Week after Thanksgiving Sales High

Taylor Swift leads the sales chart once again but Keith Urban found Get Closer sliding up a slot this week to get the #2 country album in the USA.  In this week’s rundown, we find out where Tim McGraw debuted and where the rest of the Top 30 country alb

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Live Blog: The ACA Awards

For or first ever foray into live blogging, we discussed the new ACA Awards telecast on Fox.  Check out what we had to say about the show and find out who won each of the many awards from unique and different categories.

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2010 American Country Awards Predicitons

Today’s the day for the inaugural American Country Awards on FOX TV (8/7 PM) and we thought we’d share our predictions for this fan-voted telecast that will be hosted by Show Dog-Universal’s Trace Adkins.  Carrie Underwood leads the nominees.

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Taylor Swift’s Back To #1 with Speak Now

Thanks to the post-Thanksgiving sales and her status as both a country and pop star, Taylor Swift’s Speak Now managed to jump back into the Top 5 of the SoundSchan Hot 200 Albums chart this week, good enough to give her the top-selling country album of the week.