Jason Aldean’s “9” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Jason Aldean’s “9” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Jason Aldean’s aptly named ninth studio album, 9, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart this week.

The 16-song album, which dropped on Nov. 22, moved more than 83,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music. The album also debuted at No. 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart.

“People buy albums with eight songs for 10 bucks now, but with 9, it’s like you’re getting two whole albums at once,” says Jason. “I want fans to feel like they’re getting more than they bargained for, and I want it to be something they listen to from top to bottom, and never hit skip . . . or thumbs down or whatever.”

9 marks Jason’s sixth consecutive album to reach No. 1. The album’s lead single, “We Back,” is currently No. 12 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart after 11 weeks.

9 Track List & Songwriters

1. “Tattoos and Tequila” (Michael Dulaney, Neil Thrasher)
2. “Blame It On You” (Kurt Allison, John Edwards, Tully Kennedy, Michael Tyler, Brian White)
3. “Champagne Town” (Matt Dragstrem, Josh Thompson)
4. “Some Things You Don’t Forget” (Nick Brophy, Michael Dulaney, Jennifer Hanson, Neil Thrasher)
5. “Got What I Got” (Thomas Archer, Alex Palmer, Michael Tyler)
6. “Keeping It Small Town” (Jaron Boyer, Ben Hayslip, Morgan Wallen)
7. “Camouflage Hat” (Ben Hayslip, Jameson Rodgers, Josh Thompson)
8. “Came Here to Drink” (Jaron Boyer, Alex Palmer, Michael Tyler)
9. “We Back” (Tyler Hubbard, Jordan Schmidt, Brad Warren, Brett Warren)
10. “Dirt We Were Raised On” (Rhett Akins, Jaron Boyer, Josh Thompson)
11. “I Don’t Drink Anymore” (Kelly Lovelace, CJ Solar, Neil Thrasher)
12. “Cowboy Killer” (Jaron Boyer, Josh Hoge, Michael Tyler)
13. “One for the Road” (Lynn Hutton, Brandon Kinney, Josh Thompson)
14. “Talk About Georgia” (Kurt Allison, Tully Kennedy, Michael Tyler)
15. “The Same Way” (Brock Berryhill, Brantley Gilbert, Cole Taylor)
16. “She Likes It” (Jaron Boyer, Ben Stennis, Michael Tyler)

photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com


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