Special Report

Best Selling Country Albums of the Last 10 Years

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40. Fuse
> Artist: Keith Urban
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: September 10, 2013
> Label: Capitol Records Nashville

Keith Urban has had two albums reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200, and “Fuse” was one of them. The Grammy-award winning country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist released six singles from the album, including “We Were Us,” which rose to No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart.

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39. It Goes Like This
> Artist: Thomas Rhett
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: October 29, 2013
> Label: The Valory Music Co

Singer Thomas Rhett was only 23 when he released his debut album “It Goes Like This” in 2013. Prior to the album’s release, Rhett cut his teeth writing songs for acts, including Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line.

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38. Cole Swindell
> Artist: Cole Swindell
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: February 18, 2014
> Label: Warner Bros.

Cole Swindell’s self-titled album has been his most successful, reaching No. 3 on the Billboard 200 on March 8, 2014. Swindell, a former songwriter for country music star Luke Bryan, is in the bro-country segment of country music. Of the four singles from the album, the one that rose the highest was “Chillin’ It,” which reached No. 28 on the Hot 100 pop chart and No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart.

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37. Just As I Am
> Artist: Brantley Gilbert
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: May 19, 2014
> Label: The Valory Music Co

“Just As I Am” was one of two albums to reach the No. 2 position on the Billboard 200 for Brantley Gilbert. Of the four singles from the album, two — “Bottoms Up” and “One Hell Of An Amen” — have been Brantley Gilbert’s biggest hits. The Georgia native had a musical epiphany when he was 19 years old after surviving a near-fatal car accident.

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36. Platinum
> Artist: Miranda Lambert
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: June 3, 2014
> Label: RCA Nashville

The title of Miranda Lambert’s fifth album, “Platinum,” can refer to the singer’s hair, her fame, or — as of 2016 when it was certified platinum by the RIAA — the number of copies it’s sold. The 16-track record also won the Grammy award for Best Country Album the year it was released.

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