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Jason Aldean's 'Old Boots, New Dirt' hits No. 1
Jason Aldean's 'Old Boots, New Dirt' hits No. 1

For the second consecutive week a country king rules the charts. A week after Blake Shelton opened at No. 1, Jason Aldean topped the Billboard 200 after his latest release, “Old Boots, New Dirt,” sold more than 278,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Aldean’s latest No. 1 – his last album, 2012's “Night Train,” also topped the charts – logged the third-largest sales week of the year behind Coldplay's “Ghost Stories” (383,000) and fellow country crooner Eric Church's "The Outsiders" (288,000). “Old Boots, New Dirt” is also the biggest opening of the year from an...