The beginning of July means that 2018 is halfway over, which is the perfect opportunity to reflect on some of the noteworthy achievements from the past six months, including the Top 3 Best-Selling Country Albums released in 2018 . . . so far.
There have been a number of outstanding releases in 2018, including Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour, Brothers Osborne’s Port Saint Joe and Ashley McBryde’s Girl Going Nowhere, but the Top 3 Best-Selling Country Albums released in 2018 belong to a trio of country’s most popular dudes: Jason Aldean, Keith Urban and Dierks Bentley.
Below are the Top 3 Best-Selling Country Albums released in 2018, according to Nielsen Music (tracking period of Dec. 29, 2017–June 28, 2018).
- Jason Aldean – Rearview Town – 328,000 units
- Keith Urban – Graffiti U – 199,000 units
- Dierks Bentley – The Mountain – 113,000 units
Jason’s Rearview Town also copped the No. 2 spot on the all-genre list of the best-selling albums released in 2018, trailing only Justin Timberlake’s Man of the Woods (403,000 units).
photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com