Eric Church 'The Ousiders' Tops Country, All-Genre Album Charts
February 19, 2014 at 11:18 AM (PT)
Congratulations to EMI NASHVILLE’S ERIC CHURCH, UMG NASHVILLE Chairman MIKE DUNGAN, SVP/Promotion ROYCE RISSER and VP/Promotion JIMMY RECTOR on CHURCH’s “The Outsiders” album topping this week’s all-genre and Country albums sales charts, with sales of nearly 290,000, according to NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN.
CHURCH’s sales figures mark the largest first-week sales of the year so far. His fourth studio album is CHURCH’s second #1 album debut, following 2011’s “CHIEF,” which moved 145,000 units its first week.
“The Outsiders” is the biggest first week sales mark since LUKE BRYAN’s “Crash My Party” sold 528,000 last AUGUST.