Underwood reaches the top again
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
– Carrie Underwood's latest single, Blown Away,
claims the top spot on both the Billboard and Mediabase country airplay charts giving Underwood her 16th number 1 single.
The song, the title-track off Underwood's latest album was certified Platinum this week by the RIAA becoming her 11th Platinum or Multi-Platinum digital single to sell more than 1 million digital downloads.
Underwood took over from Taylor Swift's We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, which spent one week at the top. Underwood was third last week.
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