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This Is the Best Selling Country Music Album of All Time

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45. Gretchen Wilson, “Here For The Party”
> Release date: May 11, 2004
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: October 20, 2006
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 2 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 102

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44. Rascal Flatts, “Feels Like Today”
> Release date: September 28, 2004
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: January 31, 2008
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 1 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 105

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43. Bonnie Raitt, “Nick Of Time”
> Release date: March 15, 1989
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: April 3, 1998
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 1 (for 3 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 185

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42. Zac Brown Band, “The Foundation”
> Release date: November 18, 2008
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 5 million
> Certification date of 5 millionth album sale: August 8, 2016
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 9 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 294

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41. Alan Jackson, “Greatest Hits Volume II”
> Release date: August 12, 2003
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 6 million
> Certification date of 6 millionth album sale: April 14, 2005
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 19 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 61

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