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Album Sales Update

May 23, 2009 Kevin John Coyne 20

2009

* Rascal Flatts, Unstoppable – 669,000
* Keith Urban, Defying Gravity – 349,000
* Jason Aldean, Wide Open – 241,000
* Dierks Bentley, Feel That Fire – 189,000
* Martina McBride, Shine – 89,000
* John Rich, Son of a Preacher Man – 89,000
* Rodney Atkins, It’s America – 72,000
* Jake Owen, Easy Does It – 70,000
* Eric Church, Carolina – 66,000
* Randy Travis, I Told You So: Ultimate Hits – 59,000
* Randy Rogers Band, Randy Rogers Band – 57,000
* Pat Green, What I’m For – 54,000
* Willie Nelson & Asleep at the Wheel, Willie & The Wheel – 50,000
* Billy Ray Cyrus, Back to Tennessee – 29,000
* Jason Michael Carroll, Growing Up is Getting Old – 26,000
* Dean Brody, Dean Brody – 5,000

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Discussion: SoundScan Sound Off

December 17, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 30

In this era of rampant piracy and economic recession, things aren’t looking good for the music industry.   We don’t post too often about the business side of the music business here, as we tend to

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Blake Shelton, Startin’ Fires

November 18, 2008 Guest Contributor 2

Blake Shelton Startin’ Fires Blake Shelton’s fifth album, Startin’ Fires, finds the Oklahoma native discovering his niche as a smooth operator with the slightest hint of a wild side.  He’s polished his musical personality without

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Blake Shelton, “Home”

February 1, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 21

Well, what can I say? I love this Michael Bublé song. I also love Blake Shelton’s pure country vocals. What I don’t love is the two of them being put together. I’m reminded of when

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Blake Shelton, “The More I Drink”

June 9, 2007 Kevin John Coyne 7

Blake Shelton, “The More I Drink” It’s hardly been noticed by the country music media, but Blake Shelton has turned in a surprisingly strong traditional country album, chock full of fantastic heartache and drinking songs. 

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