Special Report

The Best Selling Country Albums of All Time

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50. Waylon Jennings, “Greatest Hits”
> Release date: April 10, 1979
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: March 27, 2002
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 28 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 115

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49. Brooks & Dunn, “Hard Workin’ Man”
> Release date: February 23, 1993
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: July 23, 2002
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 9 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 99

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48. Kenny Rogers, “The Gambler”
> Release date: September 30, 1978
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: August 27, 1997
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 12 (for 3 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 112

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47. Vince Gill, “I Still Believe In You”
> Release date: September 1, 1992
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: May 10, 2000
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 10 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 100

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46. Alabama, “Mountain Music”
> Release date: February 25, 1982
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: February 12, 1998
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 14 (for 2 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 114

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