Country's #1 Album? Willie And Merle
June 10, 2015 at 2:34 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS congratulates Country icons MERLE HAGGARD and WILLIE NELSON, whose new album collaboration “Django And Jimmie” debuted at #1 on this WEEK's Country album sales chart. The duo’s first album pairing since 1983’s “Pancho & Lefty” sold 30,000 copies in its opening WEEK, according to NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN figures.
The new, “Django & Jimmie” set also checked in at #7 on the all-genre chart, marking HAGGARD’s first-ever top-10 debut there, and NELSON’s fourth.