CHRIS YOUNG’S FIFTH ALBUM I’M COMIN’ OVER DEBUTS AT #1 ON BILLBOARD’S TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS CHART
TITLE TRACK, “I’M COMIN’ OVER,” HOLDS SECOND CONSECUTIVE WEEK AT #1 ON BILLBOARD’S COUNTRY AIRPLAY CHART
Nashville, TN - November 23, 2015 - RCA Nashville’s Chris Young earned the seventh #1 single of his career last week with the RIAA Gold-certified title track to his I’m Comin’ Over album, and now, his first co-produced collection debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, with first-week sales of 57,147 according to Nielsen Music. Already hailed as “the strongest album of his career” by All Music, I’m Comin’ Over further builds on the foundation Young has established across his first four albums: crafting authentic country music of today, while reflecting a deep passion for the roots and traditions of the format.
Spanning 11 tracks, nine of which he co-wrote, Young’s I’m Comin’ Over powers its way to a #5 debut on the all-genre Billboard 200 sales chart, where it delivers 64,881 in album activity via the chart’s multi-metric sales and streaming methodology.
Furthermore, the title track and smash hit, “I’m Comin’ Over,” held its #1 position on the Billboard Country Airplay chart for the SECOND week in a row and still growing.
Amid the continued accolades for I’m Comin’ Over from such outlets as the Associated Press, Entertainment Weekly, Nash Country Weekly, Taste of Country, and more, Roughstock declares, “If there’s a case to be made about I’m Comin’ Over, the album, it’s that Chris Young: the superstar, has arrived.”
Among the highlights of the collection are “Sober Saturday Night,” a collaboration with Vince Gill, and “Think of You,” a duet with Cassadee Pope, who’ll join Young as a special guest on his 2016 tour.
Fans can also now purchase tickets for Young’s 2016 “I’m Comin’ Over” Tour, presented by AEG Live, at ChrisYoungCountry.com and aeglive.com. A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages are available, which can include premium tickets, access to a Chris Young preshow acoustic event, limited-edition merchandise and much more. Cassadee Pope will join as a special guest, opening thirteen shows beginning January 21.