Chesney Scores Another Platinum Album

Kenny Chesney’s latest album, Be As You Are: Songs From an Old Blue Chair, has been certified platinum by the RIAA for shipments of more than 1 million copies. The low-keyed project sold more than 311,000 in the week following its Jan. 25 release. Sellouts are already reported for more than 20 shows of Chesney’s Somewhere in the Sun tour that officially kicks off March 17 in Tupelo, Miss.