With Nielsen SoundScan-confirmed sales of 207,998 copies just this past week, Taylor
Swift‘s Red remains miles ahead of the nearest competition on Billboard‘s country albums chart.
the eight weeks since its debut at No. 1, Red has sold 2,590,539 copies. And just to make things merrier, Red
is back at the top of Billboard‘s all-genres chart this week despite a strong debut by Bruno
Mars‘ Unorthodox Jukebox.
Another volley of applause, please, for Florida
Georgia Line‘s “Cruise,” which revels in its third week
on the peak of Billboard‘s country airplay listing.
Newcomers to the albums chart are the various artist soundtrack
Nashville: The Music of Nashville: Season 1: Volume 1 (No. 4), Blake
Shelton‘s Original Album Series (No. 62), Buddy Miller and
Jim Lauderdale‘s Buddy and Jim (No. 67) and Country Waylon
Jennings (No. 74).
you consuming compadres, let’s whip out those credit cards and put the country back in Christmas. Music Row needs you.