Special Report

The Best Selling Country Albums of All Time

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55. Willie Nelson, “Stardust”
> Release date: April 19, 1978
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: April 20, 2002
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 30 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 117

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54. Wynonna, “Wynonna”
> Release date: March 31, 1992
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: January 10, 1997
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 4 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 86

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53. Randy Travis, “Always & Forever”
> Release date: May 5, 1987
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: August 7, 1996
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 19 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 103

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52. Kenny Chesney, “Greatest Hits”
> Release date: September 26, 2000
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: August 9, 2018
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 13 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 105

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51. Deana Carter, “Did I Shave My Legs For This?”
> Release date: September 3, 1996
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: January 14, 2000
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 10 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 86