Lewis scores career best
Monday, September 26, 2016
– Aaron Lewis enjoyed his biggest week ever sales-wise as his third solo disc, "Sinner," was the fourth best selling CD in the U.S., according to Billboard.
"Sinner" moved 42,000 units, including 39,000 in traditional album sales, bettering the 38,000 from his 2011 EP "Town Line."
Jason Aldean fell from first to sixth on the overall top 200 chart with "They Don't Know" at 38,000 units, down 73 percent.
Florida Georgia Line closed out the top 10 with "Dig Your Roots" at 25,000 units, down 15 percent.
Drake's "Views" led the charts again with 53,000 units.
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