Wednesday, May 21, 2014
– Rascal Flatts' "Rewind" will be the top selling country disc when Billboard releases the charts on Thursday. The disc sold 61,000 units, making it the trio's ninth top 10 album.
Dolly Parton was sixth with "Blue Smoke," with 37,000 sold. This marked the highest debut ever for Parton. The sales were her best since 1993, when "Slow Dancing With the Moon" sold 39,000 copies in its fifth chart week. More than half of Parton's sales were from non-traditional sellers, such as QVC for whom Parton did an hour-long concert.
Hunter Hayes' "Storyline" fell from third to ninth, selling16,000 units, down 76 percent.
The Black Keys were first on the chart with "True Blue," which sold 164,000 units.