Most surprising is that in a world of internet, the country music album was raised to this peak on CD sales and tickets and not streaming on web platforms.
Kenny Chesney who has been dubbed Country King makes his eighth appearance on the Billboard 200 charts that ranks the most popular albums for the week that dropped in the US. The album debuted at No 1 after it clinched the most on traditional album sales, track equivalent albums and streaming equivalent albums for the week it was released.
The album Live in no shoes Nation was Kenny’s eighth time to debut at the first position on the chart and makes him the record of holder for most first position debuts by a country act. It features Talor Swift, Dave Matthews, Grace Potter and Eric Church among many others.
He made a total of 219,000 sales in the Billboard criteria for the week of which an outstanding 217,000 were in traditional album sales.