It's a career 1st for Blake Shelton....his new album Red River Blue is #1 on Billboard's all-genre Top 200 album charts.  The CD sold over 115,000 copies since it's release on July 12th.

Taking a look at the Country Album Charts.....#1- Blake Shelton-Red River Blue,  #2-Chris Young- Neon, #3-Jason Aldean- My Kinda Party, #4-Justin Moore- Outlaws Like Me & #5- Brad Paisley- This Is Country Music

Merle Haggard is still going at it.  Look for his new album Working In Tennessee to hit stores on October 4th!

Also dropping new tunes is LeAnn Rimes- Lady and Gentlemen- September 27th!

Justin Moore has recently learned that his next child will be a girl!  Baby is due in November!

Elvis Presley is getting the comic book treatment next year as fans celebrate the 35th anniversary of his death.  Graphic Elvis hits stores in April of 2012!  You can pre-order them starting December 10th of this year.


Today in 1956- Johnny Cash earned his first #1 with I Walk The Line!

Today in 1995- Reba's And Still topped the singles charts!

Today in 2006- Brad Paisley's The World was still atop the country music singles charts....that according to Radio & Records!