SOURCE: Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records

September 29, 2010 13:37 ET

Zac Brown Band Earns #1 w/ Band's Highest Sales Week Ever

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 29, 2010) - Zac Brown Band's 'You Get What You Give' (Atlantic/ Southern Ground Artists, Inc.) debuted with the band's highest sales week ever, selling 153,042 copies its first week and earning the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 and Billboard Country Albums charts. Zac Brown Band also claims three spots in the top 100 on Billboard 200, and three in the top 20 on Billboard Country Albums charts. 

Nominated for CMA's Entertainer of the Year, the band has been showing off what makes them "one of modern music's best musical teams" (OC Register) with a performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this past Monday and another today on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. They also brought their live show to viewers nationwide with a streamed concert from Red Rocks (powered by UStream) that garnered almost half a million views, making the performance one of the most-viewed ever on Ustream.

The album's first single "As She's Walking Away," featuring Alan Jackson, is currently bounding up the charts at #11 on the Country Songs chart.

'You Get What You Give' is the follow-up to the band's double-platinum major label debut 'The Foundation,' which was one of Billboard's Top 20 albums of 2009, featuring the band's first five No.1 hit singles including "Chicken Fried" and "Free" and holding a spot on the Billboard 200 for 97 weeks. 

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