Wednesday, June 12, 2013
– Blake Shelton will have the top selling country disc again with "Based on a True Story..." when Billboard released its charts on Thursday. Shelton also has the fourth best selling disc in the U.S. with 36,000 units sold, down 13 percent.
Rock band Queens of the Stone Age has the top selling disc with "...Like Clockwork," which sold 91,000 units in its first week.
Darius Rucker is fifth overall on the overall sales chart with "True Believers," at 33,000 units, down 18 percent.
Florida Georgia Line was eighth with "Here's to the Good Times," at 28,000 units, up 26 percent. The duo benefited from winning two CMT Music Awards last week and performing on the show.
FGL's hit single Cruise was second on the Digital Songs chart with 225,000 downloads sold, up 15 percent, its second best week yet. Nine weeks ago, the song sold 248,000 downloads thanks to a pop-based mix with Nelly. The song has sold more than 4 million downloads, the fifth country song to sell at least 4 million. Lady Antebellum's Need You Now is first at 6.1 million.