Nelson heads to top of country chart
Monday, May 8, 2017
– Willie Nelson's "God's Problem Child" will top the Billboard Top Country Albums chart when the charts are released Tuesday.
Nelson's latest, his ninth since 2012, also entered the Billboard 200 at 10.
This is Nelson's second U.S. country chart-topper in less than two years. Nelson's 6th Legacy release, "Django and Jimmie," a musical collaboration with Merle Haggard, debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Country chart in June 2015.
"God's Problem Child" is Nelson's first album to debut all-new songs since "Band of Brothers" in June 2014. Nelson wrote 6 of the 13 songs on the Buddy Cannon-produced release.
Nelson released the new disc on April 28, a day before his 84th birthday.
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