‘VAQUERO’ HITS #1 ON BILLBOARD’S INDEPENDENT ALBUMS CHART, #1 ON iTUNES COUNTRY ALBUMS CHART AND #1 ALL-GENRE CHART
Nashville, TN – ‘Vaquero’, the new album from independent country artist Aaron Watson debuts in the Top 10 on the Billboard
Top 200 Albums chart with his biggest career sales week to date, and #2
on the Top Country Albums chart with 39,000 equivalent album units in
total consumption. ‘Vaquero’ landed at #1 on Billboard’s
Independent Albums chart across all genres. The singer-songwriter, with
his groundswell of loyal fans, opened at #1 on iTunes Country Albums
chart and has continued to stay perched in the top spot consistently for
over a week. As momentum of the release increased over the week, Watson
also soared to #1 on the iTunes All-Genre chart. Following his UK &
Ireland tour in January, ‘Vaquero’ also hit the Official UK Independent
Chart and landed at #6 on the UK’s Official Country Chart.
Watson made history in 2015 when his 10th studio album The Underdog hit #1 on the Billboard Top
Country Albums chart (26,000 albums sold), making him the first-ever
independent, male country artist to debut in the coveted top spot.