Aldean rides "Night Train" to Platinum
Thursday, December 13, 2012
– Jason Aldean went Platinum with "Night Train," earning the status four weeks after its Oct. 16 release.
Platinum means the disc has moved 1 million units. The album debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Top 200 and doubling the first week sales numbers of his previous album, the Double Platinum "My Kinda Party."
Aldean will join a lineup that includes Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Pitbull and Psy to ring in the New Year with a three-song performance on Dick Clark's New Years Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013 starting at 10 a.m. eastern time on ABC.
Aldean's second single off "Night Train, The Only Way I Know, featuring Luke Bryan and Eric Church, is in the Top 15 on the Billboard chart. The album's lead single, Take A Little Ride, was number one for three weeks to become the longest running chart-topper of the year and Aldean's sixth consecutive number one single.
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