Carrie Underwood breaks her own record
Thursday, September 6, 2007
– Carrie Underwood entered Billboard's Hot Digital Songs chart at number 6 with 70,808 downloads, earning the highest debut position and greatest first-week sales of any country airplay single in the history of the digital chart.
Co-written by Underwood with Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey, "So Small" made the record books last month, when its number 20 Billboard/R&R country airplay debut established the highest chart entry by a solo country female in Nielsen BDS history.
The only country artist to ever top Underwood's achievements on the Digital Songs chart is Underwood herself, whose American Idol "Idol Gives Back" charity recording of the Pretenders' classic, "I'll Stand by You," this past May became the best-debuting digital track ever recorded by a country artist.
"So Small" is from Underwood's upcoming album, "Carnival Ride," dropping Oct. 23.
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