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article imageHank Williams Jr. scores highest album debut in career history

By Markos Papadatos     Jan 25, 2016 in Music
Veteran country singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr. has scored the highest studio debut in his career's history with new album.
Hank Jr.'s new album It's About Time, which was released via his record label, Nash Icon Records, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Country Albums charts, as well as No. 8 on the Billboard 200 all-genre charts, thus proving that his music is still as relevant as ever.
The iconic country artist will be embarking on tour with reigning Country Music Association "Male Vocalist of the Year" winner Chris Stapleton across the American south and Midwest.
"I really have some of the best, most loyal fans out there," Hank Jr. remarked in a press release. He went on to express his gratitude for his fans going out and spending their hard-earned money on his album, prior to noting that he has new tour dates, and he is looking forward to being out on the road and rocking with them.
This marks his 37th studio career album, and it features 12 tracks, five of which were either written or co-written by Hank Jr. His album closes with "Born to Boogie," which is a duet with country stars Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore and Brad Paisley on guitar, that was penned solely by Hank Jr. himself.
Throughout his career in the music industry, which spans over 50 years, Hank Jr. has sold over 70 million albums worldwide, and he has had six platinum albums and 10 chart-topping singles. He has been named "Entertainer of the Year" by both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and the Country Music Association (CMA); moreover, Hank Jr. was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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