Underwood returns to the top
Sunday, December 6, 2015
– Carrie Underwood will have the top selling country disc in the U.S. when the Billboard charts are released on Tuesday.
"Storyteller" sold 48,000 units, up 51 percent. The disc is the only country release in the top 10 in overall sales, at number 7, up 7. Underwood had been first on the country chart the week after the disc was released in October. Chris Stapleton had been first with "Traveller."
Adele is first on the Billboard top 200 with "25" selling 1.11 million units. She has sold 4.49 million units in 2 weeks.
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