Aldean’s Sixth Studio Album Also Smashes Record At SPOTIFY For Most First Week Streams
NASHVILLE, TN – October 15, 2014 – With his sixth studio album OLD BOOTS, NEW DIRT, two-time ACM “Male Vocalist Of The Year” Jason Aldean has landed the No. one position on the Billboard all-genre Top 200 chart, claiming sales of over 278,000 this week. Since its release last Tuesday (10/7), OLD BOOTS, NEW DIRT has also broken the record for both first-day and first-week streams by a Country album on Spotify ever.
Critics across the country have joined in to praise Aldean’s newest endeavor as “consistent, compelling” (New York Times) and one that “hooks you from the first listen” (Newsday).
“The album is his most ambitious to date” –Associated Press
“… Musically adventurous… Old Boots, New Dirt shows just how far he has come as a vocalist” –Billboard
“There isn’t a track on this disc that couldn’t be a hit on country radio. That’s the sound of a modern megastar who knows what his audience wants” –Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
“Aldean delivers another winner” –Chicago Sun Times
“… Country fans should be ALL OVER the strong 15-song mix” –St. Louis Post Dispatch
To date, Jason Aldean has sold over nine million albums and has taken 13 trips to No. one on the Country Radio charts. Each of Aldean’s albums has been certified PLATINUM with his last album NIGHT TRAIN earning PLATINUM certification only four weeks from its release. He is currently headlining his monumental 2014 BURN IT DOWN TOUR, which saw him play five stadium dates in addition to sold-out shows in the country’s biggest amphitheaters and arenas.
For more information including a full list of tour dates, please visit www.jasonaldean.com.
Mary Hilliard Harrington