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Aldean claims another chart topper

Monday, May 14, 2012 – Jason Aldean will claim his fifth straight number one single from his latest CD when Fly Over States. The song will become his ninth overall number one when the charts are officially released Thursday on Billboard.

Aldean takes over the top from Miranda Lambert's Over You.

"I've always loved this song, and I really hoped it would be a single eventually. I didn't know we would get to put out five songs off this album, let alone have all of them go to No. one. It totally blows my mind," said Aldean. "I'm really looking forward to the summer leg of the tour and getting some new music ready."

Aldean is currently headlining his My Kinda Party Tour. He kicks off amphitheatre season this weekend with a sold out show in Birmingham, Ala. on Thursday before heading to Atlanta for a two-night stand at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood on Friday and Saturday. The first Atlanta show sold out in only four minutes in February so a second was added and sold out in just a few hours. Aldean has sold out every show so far this year, setting over a dozen venue attendance records along the way.

A Macon, Ga. native, Aldean has sold more than 6 million copies of his 4 studio albums and topped the charts with 9 number 1 songs.

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
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