Most Jason Aldean fans know he was a big baseball guy before country music came into his life. And if it hadn't been for music, maybe that would've been his career path.
Johnny Cash comes in at No. 8 on CMT All-Time Top 40: Artists Choice.
Paul Craft, a prolific songwriter whose hits include Bobby Bare's "Dropkick Me, Jesus" and Mark Chesnutt's "Brother Jukebox," died Saturday (Oct. 18) at a Nashville hospital following years of ill health. He was 76.
Propelled by first-week sales of 278,096 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, Jason Aldean's Old Boots, New Dirt rockets to No. 1 on both Billboard's country and all-genres album chart.