ALABAMA REIGNS SUPREME ON BILLBOARD MAGAZINE’S GREATEST OF ALL TIME COUNTRY ALBUMS CHART
ALABAMA LEADS THE PACK WITH SIX ALBUMS ON THE TOP 100 CHART
GRAMMY® award winning band ALABAMA continues to reign supreme, posting six albums on Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Country Albums Chart. Reminding us once again, of the undeniable fact, that ALABAMA continues to hold the title of Best Selling Country Band Of All Time, garnering album sales and weeks spent at #1 on the Billboard album chart that remains untouchable, even by country giants.
With half a dozen albums making the Top 100, the band posted more albums on the chart than any other artist in the genre. Other chart standouts include Garth Brooks with five albums, along with Taylor Swift, Kenny Rogers, Tim McGraw, and Waylon Jennings who each posted four albums on the chart.
Known as trailblazers that helped to redefine the country genre, ALABAMA helped popularize country music bringing it from side-stage to the main-stage in the minds of Americans. By merging rock style guitars, sounds and pyrotechnics with country lyrics, ALABAMA revolutionized the sound of country music in w ays still echoed today by the likes of Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eli Young Band, Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line and Zac Brown Band, who count ALABAMA among their influences.
Albums included on Billboard’s Greatest of all time Country Albums Chart:
#19 – ALABAMA – Feels So Right
#30 – ALABAMA – Mountain Music
#61 – ALABAMA – The Closer You Get
#68 – ALABAMA – 40 Hour Week
#69 – ALABAMA – Roll On
#76 – ALABAMA – The Greatest Hits
Billboard has based the chart numbers on weekly performance on their Top Country Albums Chart (from its 1/11/1964 1964 inception through 6/4/2016). Titles are ranked based on an inverse point system. Weeks spent at #1 earn the highest point value, while weeks spent lower on the chart earn fewer points. Due to changes in chart methodology, eras are weighted differently to account for chart turnover rates over various periods.
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