Aldean parties to platinum
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
– Jason Aldean went Platinum for selling 1 million copies for his fourth studio album "My Kinda Party," it was announced today. The 15 -rack disc becomes Aldean's third career Platinum album and brings the country rocker to five million total albums sold since his debut five years ago.
"I just can't say enough about country music fans and the amount of loyalty they have for their favorite artists," said Aldean. "To think that a million people already bought this record is hard for me to get my head around. And five million since I started? No way! I am so grateful to them for giving me the opportunity to play music every night."
The CD debuted in November with 193,000 units and earning the biggest first week debut by a male vocalist in over 3 years. The album's lead and title track recently earned gold certification for digital downloads and took the number one spot on Mediabase's country chart. Aldean's duet with Kelly Clarkson Don't You Wanna Stay is in the Top 15 this week. Both singles also remain in the Top 10 on iTunes' Country Songs Chart.
Aldean will kick off the sold out first weekend of arena dates on his My Kinda Party Tour is Friday in Little Rock, Ark. The 30-city run through May features special guests Eric Church and the JaneDear girls.
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