09/04/2013

ALABAMA & FRIENDS SOARS INTO TOP 10 ON THE BILLBOARD 200 ALL GENRE CHART

Album lands at #2 on country album

chart with 31,948 in first week sales

  

Nashville, TN (Sept. 4, 2013)...After only a week of being in stores, ALABAMA & Friends -- the new album paying homage to the most iconic band in country music -- has landed at No. 8 on the elite Billboard 200 all genre album chart. The 11-track album is among good company, surrounded by some of music's biggest names including pop stars John Mayer (#7) and Bruno Mars (#9).

On the country albums chart, ALABAMA & Friends also makes an impressive debut, coming in at No. 2 after selling 31,948 copies in its first week.

ALABAMA & Friends was released August 27 via Show Dog-Universal Music and featuresJason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eli Young Band, Florida Georgia Line, Jamey Johnson, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts and Trisha Yearwood covering some of ALABAMA's most memorable and biggest hits of their career. The project also includes two brand new tunes from the Hall of Famers, including "All American," which is at country radio now.

For more of the latest news and information on ALABAMA, including where they will be performing on their new Back to the Bowery Tour, visit www.thealabamaband.com.