He earns his first leader since 2006.
Jimmy Buffett's Life on the Flip Side blasts onto Billboard's Top Country Albums chart dated June 13 at No. 1 with 75,000 first-week equivalent album units, with almost all (74,000) from album sales, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
The album, Buffett's first non-holiday studio effort since Songs From St. Somewhere in 2013, marks his third Top Country Albums No. 1, and third No. 1 debut, after License to Chill in July 2004 and Take the Weather With You in October 2006. The new LP is Buffett's 16th top 10 on the tally.