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Aldean scores another chart topper

Monday, July 18, 2011 – Jason Aldean scores his seventh number one song as Dirt Road Anthem reaches the top slot on the Billboard Country Songs chart this week. Aldean assumes the top spot from Justin Moore's If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away.

The third consecutive Platinum release off country's best-selling album of 2011, "My Kinda Party," the track also tops the Country Digital Singles Chart again this week with more than 1.3 million singles sold to date.

"We definitely knew when we recorded this song, we'd turn some heads. Thankfully, when they turned, they also started nodding along," joked Aldean. "It's been a great song to play live and also to be able to do some experimenting with for TV performances and things like that. I love being able to put out a big ballad like our duet with Kelly and come back with something a little different the next time. I don't want anyone to ever think they've got me figured out exactly."

Aldean's duet with pop singer Kelly Clarkson Don't You Wanna Stay continues to climb the AC, Hot AC and Top 40 charts. Both songs follow the success of the lead single and title track.

Aldean spent this past week in Phoenix at baseball's all star celebration, where he played in the celebrity and legends softball game and performed on ESPN's broadcast of the 2011 home run derby.

Aldean's My Kinda Party tour continues to crisscross the country selling out the nation's biggest amphitheaters with openers Chris Young and Thompson Square.

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