With Neilsen-Soundscan reporting first-week sales of close to 50,000 copies, Show Dog-Universal artist Trace Adkins is back to dominating the music charts as his new album, Cowboy’s Back In Town, enters the Billboard Country Album Chart this week at No. 1. The album landed at No. 5 on the Top 200.
While Cowboy’s Back In Town is the first project with the newly merged label, Show Dog – Universal Music, it is his 11th album release overall, including eight studio albums and two Greatest Hits collections. The new disc marks Adkins’ fourth album to make its debut in the chart-topping position. To date, he has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide.
Adkins and label mate Toby Keith have been performing to packed houses across the country this summer on the American Ride Tour which continues through September 25. In coming weeks, look for Adkins on the late night talk show circuit, with appearances on the the O’Reilly Factor (8/25), Tonight Show with Jay Leno (9/14), Jimmy Kimmel Live (9/15), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (10/5), Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (10/12) and Chelsea Lately (10/19).
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