Lady Antebellum Scores #1 Album
September 21, 2011

Lady Antebellum returns to the top of the chart this week as their new album, Own The Night, scores a #1 debut with 347,500 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It is the group's second #1 album, and it's the largest start for any Country release since Taylor Swift's Speak Now bowed with 1.05 million copies in November 2010. Adele's 21 remains in the #2 slot this week with 119,000, and Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV falls from #1 to #3 with 116,500. The rest of the Top 10 contains four new debuts, starting with Country singer Brantley Gilbert at #4 with Halfway to Heaven, selling 51,000. The album actually re-entered the chart after it was reissued last week by Valory Music. The formerly independently-released set, now distributed by Universal Music Group, spent 71 weeks on the Country Albums chart from April 2010 until August of this year, according to Billboard.com.

Meanwhile, Staind bows at #5 with their new, self-titled album, shifting just over 47,000 in the first week. This gives Staind their fourth Top 10 album. George Strait's Here For A Good Time stands at #6 with 42,800 sold, and Dream Theater bows at #7 with A Dramatic Turn Of Events, moving just under 36,000 units. It's their second Top 10 set. Jay-Z and Kanye West occupy the #8 slot with Watch The Throne, shifting 35,700, and The Devil Wears Prada bows at #9 with Dead Throne, starting with 32,400. Finally, the Red Hot Chili Peppers' I'm With You fills out the #10 spot with 32,000 sold this week.

Just outside the Top 10, Anthrax bows at #11 with their comeback album, Worship Music, moving 28,500 copies. Primus also made their long-awaited comeback with Green Naugahyde, entering the chart at #14 with 24,400.




 
Music News
Zayn Malik Discusses Exit From One Direction
Quick Hits: NCAA March Madness Festival, George Ezra, Saturday Night Live, Ozzy Osbourne, Duran Duran
Pitbull's Globalization Spreads To SiriusXM
Quick Hits: Rihanna, AWOLNATION, Three Days Grace, Zendaya & Radio Disney Music Awards, Bonnaroo, Audiotopsy
McCartney, Metallica To Headline Lollapalooza 2015
Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction
Kendrick Lamar Debuts Atop The Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Van Halen, Britney Spears / Iggy Azalea, A$AP Rocky, The Library of Congress
Lineup Announced for iHeartRadio Country Festival
Quick Hits: Outside Lands Festival, Milwaukee Summerfest, Taylor Swift, Sloss Music & Arts Fest, Justin Bieber, Skylar Grey with Kid Ink and Travis Barker, Elvis Costello
Jason Derulo Single Sets Radio Record
Quick Hits: Death Cab For Cutie, Nate Ruess, Black Sabbath, Juicy J, Built To Spill, John Fogerty
Pharrell Calls "Blurred Lines" Verdict a "Handicap" to Art
Quick Hits: Kurt Cobain, Fleetwood Mac, Chic, Twisted Sister
Quick Hits: Zayn Malik / One Direction, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Azalea & Britney Spears, Osheaga Music Festival
Breaking News
eQB NOW
KIIS FM Announces Wango Tango 2015 Line-Up
In Brief - March 27, 2015
March 26, 2015
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series Teams Up With iHeartMedia
Big D Named New APD/Morning Show Personality At KPLV
Triton Digital To Integrate Live Audio Broadcast Ads For MLBAM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Launches Digital Ventures Group
WERO Taps Robyn Banks For Nights
In Brief - March 26, 2015
March 25, 2015
Kannon Named Morning Host At KVIL
NAB Show Presents "Cocktails And Conversation" With Mel Karmazin
Sunday Night Slow Jams Expands Operations Team
The Orchard Acquires RoyaltyShare, Makes Strategic Investment In Korrect
In Brief - March 25, 2015
March 24, 2015
Joseph Robinson Named President Of iHeartMedia Ventures Group
Jeff Zuchowski Promoted To VP/Industry Relations At Pandora
CBS Announces New Agreement With CBS News President David Rhodes
In Brief - March 24, 2015
March 23, 2015
jâcapps V4 Platform Certified By Nielsen For Digital Audio Measurement
It's Official: Mancow To Host Mornings On The Loop
In Brief - March 23, 2015
March 20, 2015
eQB NOW
Sony Music To Purchase Remaining Interest In The Orchard
Viggle Receives Proposal From Robert F.X. Sillerman To Acquire 25% Interest In Company’s Wetpaint Business
In Brief - March 20, 2015
FMQB NOW

Pat Paxton
Pres. of Programming
Entercom

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!