Special Report

Best Selling Country Albums of the Last 10 Years

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35. Bringing Back The Sunshine
> Artist: Blake Shelton
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: September 30, 2014
> Label: Warner Bros.

Country singer, songwriter, and television personality Blake Shelton has had two chart-topping albums, with “Bringing Back The Sunshine” peaking on the Billboard 200 on Oct. 18, 2014. The single “Sangria,” one of four singles from the album, climbed to No. 38 on the Billboard Hot 100. Shelton has five albums on the best selling country album list, more than any other artist.

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34. Anything Goes
> Artist: Florida Georgia Line
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: October 14, 2014
> Label: Republic Nashville

While not as successful as their debut album “Here’s to the Good Times,” country duo Florida Georgia line had a hit with their second album, “Anything Goes.” The most popular single from the record — which showcases the group dabbling in various musical styles — is “Dirt,” which spent two weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard country music chart.

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33. Pain Killer
> Artist: Little Big Town
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: October 21, 2014
> Label: Capitol Records Nashville

“Pain Killer,” the sixth studio album from American country music group Little Big Town, was nominated for a Grammy award for Best Country Album. It was the group’s fourth-most successful album, rising to No. 7 on the Billboard 200 on Nov. 8, 2014.

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32. Man Against Machine
> Artist: Garth Brooks
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: November 10, 2014
> Label: Pearl Records / RCA Records Nashville

Grammy award-winning country singer-songwriter Garth Brooks has placed 19 albums in the Billboard 200 top 10 since 1991, including “Man Against Machine,” which peaked at No. 4 on Nov. 29, 2014. Neither of the two singles “People Loving People” and “Mom” cracked the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart.

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31. Greatest Hits: Decade #1
> Artist: Carrie Underwood
> Certified sales: 1 million
> Release date: December 9, 2014
> Label: 19 Recordings Limited / Arista Nashville

Hit-maker Carrie Underwood has had four albums reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200, though her “Greatest Hits: Decade #1” failed to do so. The hits collection reached No. 4 on Dec. 27, 2014 on the Billboard 200. Among the hit singles on the album is her lone No. 1 on the Hot 100 pop chart, “Inside Your Heaven.” Underwood has four albums on the best selling country album list.

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