Lauren Alaina Has Best-Selling Female Country Debut Since 2006
By selling over 69,000 copies of her new album ‘Wildflower,’ Lauren Alaina‘s debut becomes the best-selling by a female country artist since 2006. She is also the youngest female artist with a Top 5 debut on the Billboard 200 since LeAnn Rimes in 1996.
“I am just so thankful that I have been given the opportunity to share my music with the world,” Alaina said in a press release. “To see my name on the charts alongside country greats that I have admired and looked up to my whole life is absolutely mind-blowing!”
‘Wildflower’ also becomes the best-selling digital album by a debut country female, selling almost 20,000 copies in the first week. The album features ‘Like My Mother Does’ and her current single ‘Georgia Peaches.’