Richie debuts in second behind Madonna
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
– Lionel Richie's first country disc, "Tuskegee," is the second best selling CD in the country beyond Madonna's "MDNA."
For Richie, the showing is his highest-charting album since 1986. Richie sold 199,000 units, his best sales week since SoundScan started tracking sales in 1991. 2006's "Coming Home" began with 75,000 units, good for number 6 on the chart in 2006.
Billboard releases preliminary chart information on Wednesday with the charts out on Thursday.
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