Country Albums

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COUNTRY ALBUMS

This year's top-selling country albums, ranked by Nielsen Music.

2012

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TAILGATES & TANLINES

Luke Bryan

4

OWN THE NIGHT

Lady Antebellum

8

CLEAR AS DAY

Scotty McCreery

11

THE BAND PERRY

The Band Perry

12

WELCOME TO THE FISHBOWL

Kenny Chesney

13

CLANCY'S TAVERN

Toby Keith

14

FOUR THE RECORD

Miranda Lambert

15

HALFWAY TO HEAVEN

Brantley Gilbert

16

RED RIVER BLUE

Blake Shelton

18

SPEAK NOW

Taylor Swift

20

YOU GET WHAT YOU GIVE

Zac Brown Band

21

SPEAK NOW: WORLD TOUR LIVE CD + DVD

Taylor Swift

22

HUNTER HAYES

Hunter Hayes

23

EMOTIONAL TRAFFIC

Tim McGraw

25

HARD 2 LOVE

Lee Brice

26

THIRTY MILES WEST

Alan Jackson

27

UP ALL NIGHT

Kip Moore

29

BAREFOOT BLUE JEAN NIGHT

Jake Owen

30

OUTLAWS LIKE ME

Justin Moore

31

THIS IS COUNTRY MUSIC

Brad Paisley

33

LIFE AT BEST

Eli Young Band

34

WILDFLOWER

Lauren Alaina

35

NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL COUNTRY: VOLUME 5

Various Artists

36

PUNCHING BAG

Josh Turner

37

ICON: GEORGE STRAIT

George Strait

38

NUMBER ONE HITS

Tim McGraw

39

HERE FOR A GOOD TIME

George Strait

40

TAKE A BACK ROAD

Rodney Atkins

41

ICON: JOSH TURNER

Josh Turner

42

FOOTLOOSE (2011)

Soundtrack

43

NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL COUNTRY: VOLUME 4

Various Artists

44

LOADED: THE BEST OF BLAKE SHELTON

Blake Shelton

45

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Colt Ford

46

ICON: BILLY CURRINGTON

Billy Currington

47

THOMPSON SQUARE

Thompson Square

48

CHRISTMAS WITH SCOTTY MCCREERY

Scotty McCreery

50

NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL COUNTRY BALLADS

Various Artists

51

NOTHING LIKE THIS

Rascal Flatts

52

DUSTIN LYNCH

Dustin Lynch

53

STRONGER

Sara Evans

55

HEMINGWAY'S WHISKEY

Kenny Chesney

56

JANA KRAMER

Jana Kramer

58

ON THIS WINTER'S NIGHT

Lady Antebellum

59

RONNIE DUNN

Ronnie Dunn

60

OLD SCHOOL NEW RULES

Hank Williams Jr.

61

"CHEERS, IT'S CHRISTMAS"

Blake Shelton

62

HOPE ON THE ROCKS

Toby Keith

63

A THOUSAND MILES LEFT BEHIND

Gloriana

64

ENJOY YOURSELF

Billy Currington

66

LIVE ACROSS AMERICA

Josh Turner

67

COUNTRY STRONG

Soundtrack

68

THE SOUND OF A MILLION DREAMS

David Nail

69

EDENS EDGE

Edens Edge

70

SPRING BREAK 4... SUNTAN CITY (EP)

Luke Bryan

71

BACK IN THE SADDLE

Chris Cagle

72

CASEY JAMES

Casey James

73

THE INCREDIBLE MACHINE

Sugarland

74

LIVING FOR A SONG: A TRIBUTE TO HANK COCHRAN

Jamey Johnson

75

PROUD TO BE HERE

Trace Adkins