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Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean Albums Among Billboard‘s Top 200 Albums of 2011

Posted By Sarah Wyland On December 29, 2011 @ 12:39 PM In Country Music News | Comments Disabled

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Taylor Swift's Speak Now CD. Photo courtesy of Big Machine Records.

Billboard.com [2]has compiled their list of the Top 200 Albums of 2011. Adele’s 21 was named the No. 1 album of the year, but Taylor Swift’s [3] Speak Now album came in at No. 2. Jason Aldean’s [4] My Kinda Party was also in the Top 5, coming in at No. 4. Rascal Flatts [5]Nothing Like This album took the No. 17 spot and Lady Antebellum’s [6] Need You Now came in at No. 19.

Other country albums in the Top 50 include Zac Brown Band’s [7] You Get What You Give at No. 23, Lady Antebellum’s Own The Night [8] at No. 25, The Band Perry’s [9]self-titled debut at No. 30, Sugarland’s [10] The Incredible Machine at No. 33, Keith Urban’s [11] Get Closer at No. 36, Kenny Chesney’s [12] Hemingway’s Whiskey at No. 42, and Brad Paisley’s [13] This Is Country Music [14] at No. 46.

The Year-End top-selling albums are ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

Top 20 Albums of 2011:

  1. 21 – Adele
  2. Speak Now Taylor Swift
  3. Born This Way – Lady Gaga
  4. My Kinda Party Jason Aldean
  5. The Gift – Susan Boyle
  6. Tha Carter IV – Lil Wayne
  7. Pink Friday – Nicki Minaj
  8. Sigh No More – Mumford & Sons
  9. Loud – Rihanna
  10. Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
  11. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy – Kanye West
  12. Doo-wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars
  13. Recovery – Eminem
  14. Watch The Throne – Jay-Z & Kanye West
  15. O Holy Night – Jackie Evancho
  16. Born Free – Kid Rock
  17. Nothing Like This Rascal Flatts
  18. My World 2.0 – Justin Bieber
  19. Need You Now Lady Antebellum
  20. Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Soundtrack – Various Artists

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[2] Billboard.com : http://www.billboard.com/features/top-25-tours-of-2011-1005641362.story#/charts-year-end/the-billboard-200?year=2011&begin=1&order=position

[3] Taylor Swift’s: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_taylor_swift

[4] Jason Aldean’s: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_jason_aldean

[5] Rascal Flatts: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_rascal_flatts

[6] Lady Antebellum’s: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_lady_antebellum

[7] Zac Brown Band’s: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_zac_brown_band

[8] Own The Night: http://blog.gactv.com/blog/2011/09/08/gac-album-review-lady-antebellums-own-the-night/

[9] The Band Perry’s : http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_the_band_perry

[10] Sugarland’s: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_sugarland

[11] Keith Urban’s: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_keith_urban

[12] Kenny Chesney’s: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_kenny_chesney

[13] Brad Paisley’s: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_brad_paisley

[14] This Is Country Music: http://blog.gactv.com/blog/2011/05/18/gac-album-review-brad-paisleys-this-is-country-music/

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