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JASON ALDEAN'S OLD BOOTS, NEW DIRT SHINES WITH PLATINUM CERTIFICATION
FROM THE RIAA
Aldean Scores Only PLATINUM Certification For A
Country Album Released In 2014
TN – Dec. 8, 2014 – Less than eight weeks after debuting at No. one on
Billboard’s Top 200 chart with over 280,000 copies, two-time ACM “Male
Vocalist of the Year” Jason Aldean continues to conquer unchartered
territory as OLD BOOTS, NEW DIRT becomes the
only country album released this year to be certified PLATINUM, for
sales of over one million units, by the RIAA. Additionally, Aldean is
one of only
three artists in all genres to release an album and see it earn PLATINUM certification in 2014.
put so much time and passion into choosing the best songs for this
album, and this brings a lot of hard work full circle for me,” said
Aldean. "It’s like Christmas came early! I couldn’t do it without the
best country music fans in the world, who never stop believing in what I
do and always follow me, even if I may take a creative left turn every
now and then."
of Aldean’s previous five studio albums have been certified at least
Platinum, tallying over 10 million career album sales. OLD BOOTS, NEW DIRT
has already produced the multi-week No. one smash hit “Burnin’ It Down”
as well as the current chart-climber “Just Gettin’ Started.” Aldean
will perform the new track on the upcoming American Country Countdown Awards airing Dec. 14 on FOX where he is also nominated for four awards including “Artist of the Year.”