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This Is the Best Selling Country Music Album of All Time

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35. George Strait, “Pure Country (Soundtrack)”
> Release date: September 15, 1992
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 6 million
> Certification date of 6 millionth album sale: November 10, 1999
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 6 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 129

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34. LeAnn Rimes, “Blue”
> Release date: July 9, 1996
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 6 million
> Certification date of 6 millionth album sale: March 24, 1999
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 3 (for 2 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 97

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33. Tim McGraw, “Not A Moment Too Soon”
> Release date: March 14, 1994
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 6 million
> Certification date of 6 millionth album sale: October 2, 2008
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 1 (for 2 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 115

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32. Brooks & Dunn, “Brand New Man”
> Release date: August 13, 1991
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 6 million
> Certification date of 6 millionth album sale: October 31, 2002
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 10 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 153

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31. Alan Jackson, “A Lot About Livin’ (And A Little ‘Bout Love)”
> Release date: September 30, 1992
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 6 million
> Certification date of 6 millionth album sale: July 16, 1995
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 13 (for 1 week)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 122

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