Dolly's New Cracker Barrel Album Makes Top-10 Debut
April 13, 2009 at 7:41 AM (PT)
Country legend DOLLY PARTON is back on the BILLBOARD Top Country Album chart with the release of her "Backwoods Barbie -- Collector's Edition" CD, exclusively from CRACKER BARREL. The album debuted at #9, selling more than 12,306 copies in its first week of release. It also comes in at #40 on the BILLBOARD 200 all-genre album chart.
DOLLY's chart debut signifies the recent addition of CRACKER BARREL's exclusive music program to participate in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN, which gathers the data for the BILLBOARD charts.
CRACKER BARREL VP/Marketing PETER KEISER said: "This achievement clearly demonstrates CRACKER BARREL's ability to reach a large audience of music buyers. It shows the strength of the brand. With 588 retail outlets for our exclusive CDs, CRACKER BARREL has a unique opportunity to sell quality music in great quantity. Participating in SOUNDSCAN shows that we are serious about being in the music business and focused in the choices we make regarding artists and the labels that we work with."
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