Nominations were announced today for the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, a star-studded event honoring country music’s best and introducing the industry’s hottest emerging talent. The awards will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET on the CBS Television Network.
Exciting news guys! CHIEF took the #1 spot on the Billboard Country and Top 200 Charts by selling 144,990 albums since its release. Compared to Carolina, CHIEF sold more than four times as many albums in its first week, it's the second country album to debut at number 1 on the Billboard Top 200 this year and is the second highest selling debut country album release. CHIEF also had the highest number of digital sales for a country album in 2011.