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This Is the Best Selling Country Music Album of All Time

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60. Hank Williams Jr., “Greatest Hits”
> Release date: September 17, 1982
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: October 2, 2003
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 152 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 15

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59. Alabama, “For The Record: 41 Number One Hits”
> Release date: August 25, 1998
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: June 19, 2003
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 13 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 33

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58. Garth Brooks, “Scarecrow”
> Release date: November 13, 2001
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: January 26, 2006
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 1 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 28

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57. Alabama, “Greatest Hits”
> Release date: January 27, 1986
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: April 1, 1996
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 24 (for 3 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 38

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56. Reba McEntire, “Greatest Hits Volume Two”
> Release date: September 28, 1993
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: August 10, 1998
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 5 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 94

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