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Eric Church's 'The Outsiders' Debuts Atop Billboard 200

February 20, 2014 (3:54 am) GMT
Marking the country crooner's second No. 1 album on the chart, the record sells 288,000 copies in its first week.

's latest album, "", has made its way out to No. 1 on Billboard 200. Nielsen SoundScan reports that the country crooner's fourth studio effort easily makes its debut at the chart's top slot after selling 288,000 copies.

Posting the largest sales week of the year and the biggest week for a country album since 's 2013 album "", "The Outsiders" marks Church's second album to top the chart. His "" took the No. 1 spot after selling 145,000 copies back in 2011.

The "" soundtrack album is holding its position steady at No. 2 with 100,000. The set, which has topped the chart for four non-consecutive weeks, has now passed 1 million marks.

The "Now 49" compilation album takes a tumble, falling from last week's No. 1 to this week's No. 3 with 77,000. At No. 4, ' self-titled set "" rises from No. 7 with a little more than 48,000.

At No. 5, ' "", which returned to the top 10 following his Super Bowl performance, falls from No. 3 with 48,000. Benefited by the sale pricing on iTunes, ' "" ascends from No. 12 to No. 6 with 41,000.

's "", meanwhile, places seventh with 39,000. Slipping four rungs, and 's collaborative album "" is sitting at No. 8 with 33,000. 's "" bows at No. 9 with 31,000 and ' "" soars to No. 10 from No. 18 with 29,000.

  1. "" - (288,000)
  2. "" Soundtrack - Various Artists (100,000)
  3. The "Now 49" Album - Various Artists (77,000)
  4. "" - (48,000)
  5. "" - (48,000)
  6. "" - (41,000)
  7. "" - (39,000)
  8. "" - and (33,000)
  9. "" - (31,000)
  10. "" - (29,000)


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