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09-07-2005, 10:01 PM
elow are the best selling albums that are currently on the charts. They are separated between albums released this year and albums released prior to December 31, 2004.

Best Selling Current Country Albums Released Prior to December 31, 2004

3,810,389: HERE FOR THE PARTY (Gretchen Wilson)
3,675,270: WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN (Kenny Chesney)
3,453,007: LIVE LIKE YOU WERE DYING (Tim McGraw)
3,191,765: GREATEST HITS (Shania Twain)
2,642,844: GREATEST HITS 2 (Toby Keith)
2,501,268: FEELS LIKE TODAY (Rascal Flatts)
2,449,358: 50 NUMBER ONE'S (George Strait)
2,374,839: HORSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR (Big and Rich)
1,613,914: BE HERE (Keith Urban)
0,767,719: ROOM TO BREATHE (Reba McEntire)
0,708,642: YOU DO YOUR THING (Montgomery Gentry)
0,516,884: BLAKE SHELTON'S BARN & GRILL (Blake Shelton)
0,490,359: JOSH GRACIN (Self-titled)
0,408,239: SWEET RIGHT HERE (Shedaisy)

***includes sales from 2004 and 2003

Best Selling Current Country Albums Released in 2005

1,096,991: HONKYTONK UNIVERSITY (Toby Keith)
0,830,819: TWICE THE SPEED OF LIFE (Sugarland)
0,608,224: TOTALLY COUNTRY IV (Various Artists)
0,575,751: FIREFLIES (Faith Hill)
0,548,071: SOMEWHERE DOWN IN TEXAS (Geoge Strait)
0,526,461: RIGHT TO BARE ARMS (Larry the Cable Guy)
0,417,372: THIS WOMAN (Leann Rimes)
0,277,518: SONGS ABOUT ME (Trace Adkins)
0,236,620: TIME WELL WASTED (Brad Paisley)
0,236,203: KEROSENE (Miranda Lambert)
0,164,835: THREE CHORD COUNTRY & AMERICAN ROCK (Keith Anderson)
0,139,011: PUT THE 'O' BACK IN COUNTRY (Shooter Jennings)
0,099,623: JASON ALDEAN (Self-titled)
0,079,406: HOT APPLE PIE (Self-titled)
0,069,995: COUNTRYMAN (Willie Nelson)
0,034,075: R.I.D.E. (Trick Pony)
0,013,489: VOL. 1-ANTHOLOGY (Chris Ledoux)

NOTE: The above numbers are soundscan numbers. Also, when I use the words 'current country albums' I am referring to albums that are on Billboard's top 200 albums chart.

09-07-2005, 10:03 PM
Strait's album is not overshipped, it's a double album.

09-07-2005, 10:21 PM
Man, sales stink


Steve F
09-08-2005, 07:57 AM
Boy, some of these numbers are eye-openers. For example Trick Pony 34,000+; Songs About Me, Trace Adkins [thought it would be more]; and boy Faith, 575,000+, wow she hasn't sold much after the first week.