Aldean’s Debut Album Certified Gold

Jason Aldean’s debut album has been certified gold by the RIAA for shipments of 500,000 copies. According to the latest Soundscan figures, it has sold 234,280 copies since its release on July 26. This is the first gold album for the independent label Broken Bow Records, whose roster also includes Craig Morgan and Lila McCann. Aldean’s first single, “Hicktown,” peaked at No. 10 on Billboard’s Top 10 country airplay chart last month.