Strait Reaches Another Milestone As 'Troubadour' Goes Platinum
June 4, 2009 at 6:25 AM (PT)
MCA/NASHVILLE star GEORGE STRAIT's GRAMMY-winning "Troubadour" album has just been certified PLATINUM by the RIAA, commemorating one million units sold.
STRAIT now has 33 different platinum or multi-platinum albums, resulting in the most RIAA platinum certifications in Country music and the third most in all genres, behind The BEATLES and ELVIS PRESLEY.
SOUNDSCAN has also reported a more than 300% increase in sales for three of his albums - "Troubadour," "22 More Hits" and "50 #1's." GEORGE's brand-new single, "Living For The Night," garnered 63 adds in its first week of release to Country radio. The song is the first single from his upcoming album, "Twang," which will hit stores in early fall.
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