Underwood's Cowboy Casanova makes its mark
Thursday, October 1, 2009
– Carrie Underwood has the number 1 country digital single as Cowboy Casanova
had first-week sales of 110,236 copies. Underwood remains the only solo country artist this year to debut a digital single above the 100,000 mark - a feat she's accomplished twice in 2009, having also hit the mark with her recording of this season's American Idol farewell theme, Home Sweet Home.
The song is the fastest climbing country airplay single of Underwood's career and the fastest rising hit of the year, currently 11 at country radio.
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