Texas fave Aaron Watson rockets to the summit of Billboard’s country albums chart this week with The Underdog. How’s that for irony? Nielsen SoundScan reports the package gained first-week sales of 26,340 copies.
Steve Earle & the Dukes’ Terraplane, selling 10,888 units to debut at No. 3, and the Mavericks’ Mono, which scanned 7,933 copies to score its No. 5 ranking.
"You lack what we all call commercial appeal, you don't have what it takes to make it here in Nashville";) Phil4:13 pic.twitter.com/xY2k6g6mE1
— Aaron Watson (@aaron_watson) February 27, 2015
Also first-timing is the soundtrack to Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me. It enters at No. 20.
Returning to the chart at No. 37 is RaeLynn’s EP, Me.
Blackberry Smoke’s Holding All the Roses, last week’s chart-topping album, resides this week at No. 12.
Florida Georgia Line’s “Sun Daze,” last week’s No. 1 song, has slipped to No. 6.