Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now Album Certified Double Platinum

Lady Antebellum’s second album, Need You Now, has been certified double platinum by the RIAA for shipments of 2 million copies, and the title track is now certified triple platinum for retail sales of 3 million copies. The album is spending its 12th week atop the Billboard country albums chart. In other news, the trio will perform the song on Wednesday’s (April 28) episode of American Idol. The appearance was taped prior to the recent Academy of Country Music Awards show. Also, Never Alone, a special CD/DVD package containing Lady Antebellum’s 2008 collaboration with composer-pianist Jim Brickman, will be released Tuesday (April 27). Lady Antebellum’s performance with Brickman on the title track marked the group’s first commercial CD release and music video. Never Alone also features Brickman’s collaborations with Carnie Wilson and the late Gerald Levert.