Album Charts news from the USA
Congratulations to Garth Brooks and the Pearl team on The Ultimate Collection selling more than 134,000 physical copies exclusively at Target, making it the No. 1-selling album of the week, according to BuzzAngle Music. Brooks, Trisha Yearwood and the Pearl team also had the No. 1 debut with more than 21,000 copies of Christmas Together on Nielsen SoundScan's country albums chart, for which the box set release didn't qualify. Kudos also to Home Free and Columbia for taking the second spot with Full Of (Even More) Cheer, and Ronnie Dunn and the Nash Icon team on third place for Tattooed Heart. Both albums sold more than 13,000 copies in their first week.
Underwood To UMG: 19/Arista's Carrie Underwood has departed the label for a worldwide deal with Universal Music Group, specifically Capitol/Nashville.
MADAME TUSSAUDS NASHVILLE JOINS CELEBRATION OF PATSY CLINE MUSEUM OPENING WITH DEBUT OF ITS PATSY CLINE FIGURE The Wax Figure Will Be Featured at Patsy Cline Museum Through April 9 (28/03/2017)
MUSIC ICON WAYLON JENNINGS CELEBRATED IN NEW STAR-STUDDED LIVE CONERT FILM AND RECORDING (22/03/2017)
MAREN MORRIS BRINGS THE HERO TOUR 2017 TO UK/IRELAND THIS WINTER. US SENSATION WILL PLAY LONDON’S O2 SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE IN NOVEMBER (13/03/2017)
C2C WILL RETURN FOR A SIXTH YEAR IN 2018! (13/03/2017)
KIEFER SUTHERLAND EXTENDS 'NOT ENOUGH WHISKEY 2017 TOUR,' (13/03/2017)
COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK *Monday 2 – Sunday 8 October 2017* In iconic venues across London (10/03/2017)
Australian Country Music Festival, CMC Rocks Queensland, Sells Out 10th Anniversary Event Record Numbers To Attend 2017 Event (07/03/2017)
Grand Ole Opry Recognizes Travis Tritt on 25th Anniversary of Becoming Opry Member (03/03/2017)
MARTY STUART TO HOST UK PREMIERE OF ‘BORN IN BRISTOL’ DOCUMENTARY AT C2C FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY 12th MARCH 54-Minute Film Tells the Untold Story of the Birth of Country Music (03/03/2017)