Billboard’s Top 50 Country Albums of 2012 has released their Top Country Albums of 2012. Taylor Swift’s Red tops the chart with albums from Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, Lady Antebellum and Carrie Underwood rounding out the Top 5. Taylor also has two more albums appearing in the Top 50. Billboard Charts are calculated using custom formulas collecting sales, streaming and radio [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: Bonus Moment – Lionel Richie Goes Country

Lionel Richie went a little bit country in 2012 with the release of Tuskegee, a collection of 13 of his hit songs recorded as duets with some of the biggest names in country music including Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Shania Twain, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson and more. [...] Read More

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Is the Year’s Best-Selling Album So Far

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee, a collection of duets with Lionel and some of country’s biggest stars, is the best-selling album released in 2012 for the first half of the year. Tuskegee sold approximately 912,000 copies by the mid-year point that ended July 1. It comes in just behind Adele’s 21 for total sales of all albums [...] Read More

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Goes Platinum

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 [...] Read More

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Reaches No. 1 On Billboard’s Top 200

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee is the best-selling album in the nation this week. The country duets project, pairing Lionel with some of country’s biggest stars on 13 of his greatest hits, took over the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart and is also at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart [...] Read More