It took them 27 weeks but Florida Georgia Line gets the last thing that’s eluded them, the Top-selling album on the Country Album Sales chart tihs week as Father’s Day helped the duo outsell Darius Rucker by less than 1,000 copies to take the pole position.
With 33k sold Florida Georgia Line does indeed hold the #1 slot for the first time on the Roughstock Top 10 Album Sales Chart this week. The duo’s debut album Here’s To The Good Times has now sold 727k. Capitol Nashville’s Darius Rucker nearly held out for #1 himself with sales less than 700 copie between #1 and #2. True Believers has now sold 191k in one month on the charts. Blake Shelton’s Based On A True Story slips to #3 but is still well-positioned to be the superstar’s second consecutive Platinum album with a strong shot at multi-platinum. Rounding out the Top 5 is George Strait with Love Is Everything. King Geroge has now sold 235k in 5 weeks on the charts. Look for a new single from the album to hit radio soon.
Top 5 Albums in Top 20 of Billboard’s® Hot 200 Albums Chart, Top 10 inside Top 50, lead by Lady Antebellum’s “Golden”.
In six weeks, Lady Antebellum has moved 320k copies of Golden, their fourth studio album for Capitol Nashville. The trio is expected to take a few months off this year for Hillary Scott’s maternity leave. The #7 albun this week is Kenny Chesney’s Life On A Rock. The album has sold 285k in 7 weeks and had a slight 1% sales increase over last week while Pistol Annies - who are taking a quick break for undisclosed reasons - have six week old Annie Up at #8. Republic Nashville’s The Band Perry are at #9 with Pioneer and have sold 351k in 11 weeks while Taylor Swift rounds out the Top 10 with RED, which has taken 34 weeks to sell over 3.7 million copies.
Brad Paisley Leads Notable Albums with Father’s Day Sales Increase of 20%, Each of the five notable albums experienced strong Father’s Day and iTunes-Sourced sales increases.
With a sales increas of 20%, Brad Paisley moved 9k copies of Wheelhouse this week. He’s now sold 216k in 10 weeks on the chart. Tim McGraw’s Two Lanes Of Freedom also sold 9k last week, with total sales now at 362k after 19 weeks. Kacey Musgraves critically-acclaimed Same Trailer Different Park debut album has sold 151k copies in 13 weeks, not bad for a previously unknown singer. her album experienced a 16% sales increase this week while Zac Brown Band’s Uncaged sold 5k copies this week with sales now at 881k 3 weeks away from the album’s 1 year release anniversary. Finally, Jake Owen continues to find his way closer to a Gold-certified album with breakout record Barefoot Blue Jean Night selling 109% more than last week bringing scanned sales to 435k (it’s nearly Gold for shipped copies to stores).
Top 10 Country Albums for The Week of June 19, 2013 with five Notable Albums (SoundScan Top 200 Current Albums Chart Placement)*
*Numbers rounded to nearest thousandth.
Florida Georgia Line
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band
Heres To The Good Times
Based On A True Story
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Love is Everything
Life On A Rock
Two Lanes Of Freedom
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Barefoot Blue Jean Night