Nashville - Thursday, February 6th
by Christal Blue
posted Feb 6 2014 11:31AM
Kacey Musgraves' debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, has climbed its way back to the top spot on the Billboard Country albums chart this week, marking the second time the album has hit the number one spot. The album sold more than 27,000 copies this week, giving it a sales lift of 177%. The first time Same Trailer Different Park hit the top spot was when it debuted at number one last March when the album was released. The sudden increase in sales is accredited to Kacey's recent Grammy wins on January 26. Kasey won Grammys Best Country Song for "Merry Go 'Round" and Best Country Album. She will end this remarkable week with an appearance on Austin City Limits. Kacey's performance will air as the show's season finale this Saturday.
If you're a Garth Brooks fan and you've ever wondered why you haven't been able to download any of his music on iTunes, you're not alone. Garth's fellow Oklahoman Blake Shelton is also one of those confused fans, and he's pleading with the singer to put his music up for sale with the digital retailer. Blake recently tweeted, "Dear Garth Brooks... For the love of god and all that's holy, please get your music on iTunes. PLEASE! It's 2014!!!! #frustratedfan." The reason Brooks has yet to ink a deal with iTunes (or any other digital retailer) is because they sell a lot of individual songs, and he wants his music to be available together as an album without splitting it up into smaller pieces. Garth has yet to budge on his stance with iTunes, so it looks like Blake will have to get his "Friends in Low Places" fix from a copy of the No Fences album like everybody else.
Josh Thompson recently shared details about his upcoming album, Turn It Up, on his official YouTube Channel. Fans who tuned in got the first glimpse at the album's cover and track listing as Josh talked about the new music. Turn It Up will be released on April 1 and will be Thompson's first new album in four years. It includes the new record's lead single "Cold Beer With Your Name On It."
The new music video for Jerrod Niemann's current Top 15 single "Drink to That All Night" made its debut this week on CMT and CMT Pure, with VEVO unveiling the video online. The video begins with Jerrod and some pals walking up to a bar to order a drink. They end up getting three shots of something that transports them into a dream-like state with hoola-hooping girls, dancers and football players all dressed in white. "Drink to That All Night" is the lead single from Jerrod's upcoming album High Noon, which will be released on March 25. (Photo: Sony Music Nashville)
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