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Top 3 Best-Selling Country Albums Released in 2018 . . . So Far

Top 3 Best-Selling Country Albums Released in 2018 . . . So Far

The beginning of July means that 2018 is halfway over, which is the perfect opportunity to reflect on some of the noteworthy achievements from the past six months, including the Top 3 Best-Selling Country Albums released in 2018 . . . so far. There have been a number of outstanding releases in 2018, including Kacey…MORE

Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton & More Feel the Grammy Sales Boost

Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton & More Feel the Grammy Sales Boost

Many performers and winners at the 60th Grammy Awards on Jan. 28 got a coveted “Grammy Sales Boost,” including Little Big Town and Chris Stapleton. According to Nielsen Music, songs performed (and original versions of songs performed) sold 74,000 downloads on Jan. 28, an increase of 58,000 downloads from the previous day. Check out some…MORE

The 10 Best-Selling Country Songs of 2017 Came From Dustin Lynch, Sam Hunt, Brett Young & More—But Who’s No. 1?

The 10 Best-Selling Country Songs of 2017 Came From Dustin Lynch, Sam Hunt, Brett Young & More—But Who’s No. 1?

According to Nielsen Music, Sam Hunt’s “Body Like a Back Road” is the Top-Selling Digital Song of 2017, moving more than 1.8 million units. “Body Like a Back Road” spent a record 34 weeks atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, and it outpaced its closest competitor in sales—Brett Young’s “In Case You Didn’t Know”—by almost…MORE

So Far, the Best-Selling Country Albums Released in 2017 Are . . .

So Far, the Best-Selling Country Albums Released in 2017 Are . . .

Can you believe 2017 is already halfway over? Well, it is, which means it’s time to crunch a few numbers. Over the last six months, a plethora (yes, a plethora) of country artists have released new albums, including offerings from Chris Stapleton, Brad Paisley, Zac Brown Band, Lauren Alaina, Brantley Gilbert, Josh Turner, Little Big…MORE

The 10 Best-Selling Digital Songs of 2016 Include Tunes by Dan + Shay, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini—But Who’s No. 1?

The 10 Best-Selling Digital Songs of 2016 Include Tunes by Dan + Shay, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini—But Who’s No. 1?

According to Billboard and Nielsen Music, individual track sales took a hit in 2016, dropping from 113.9 million units sold in 2015 to 87.5 million units in 2016. Even with the 26.4-million decline, two artists managed to release singles that soared over the 1-million mark: Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y” (1.37 million) and Tim McGraw’s “Humble…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).