Nettles makes top 10
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
– Jennifer Nettles showed there's life on the Billboard charts besides as being one-half of Sugarland.
The singer's debut solo disc, "That Girl," was fifth on the overall charts, having sold 54,000 units.
Nettles was the only country act in the top 10. As a member of Sugarland, Nettles enjoyed three number ones on the overall chart.
Bruce Springsteen's "High Hopes" led the chart with 99,000 units sold.
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