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Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Goes Platinum
Posted By Sarah Wyland On May 9, 2012 @ 11:01 AM In Country Music News | Comments Disabled
Lionel Richie’s  Tuskegee has been certified platinum after selling more than one million units in just five weeks. The country duets album has held the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 for two consecutive weeks and is at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart for the fourth week since its March 26 release.
“This album continues to amaze me and I am so grateful for all that it has accomplished,” Lionel said. “Just when I think it couldn’t get any bigger, Tuskegee reaches a new level of success. When I came up with the idea for Tuskegee, I didn’t want to be confined by boundaries of age, genre or demographics. I am thrilled with how well this album has been received by people from all walks of life. It is truly living up to the vision we had when we created it.”
Tuskegee is the best-selling country album of 2012 so far. Lionel joins Ray Charles as the only artists in history to have No. 1 album son both the Billboard Country Albums and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. The album is also an international hit, debuting at No. 1 on Canada’s Top Albums chart and reaching the Top 20 albums charts in 10 countries.
Tuskegee features duets with Jason Aldean , Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney , Billy Currington , Little Big Town , Tim McGraw , Willie Nelson , Jennifer Nettles , Rascal Flatts , Kenny Rogers , Darius Rucker , Blake Shelton  and Shania Twain . A deluxe edition of the album includes a DVD with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the recording studio.
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 Kenny Rogers: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_kenny_rogers
 Darius Rucker: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_darius_rucker
 Blake Shelton: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_blake_shelton
 Shania Twain: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_shania_twain
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