Dolly Parton’s ‘Run, Rose, Run’ Named Top 10 Country Albums – Billboard
Dolly Parton achieves her 47th top 10 on Billboard‘s Top Country Albums Chart (dated March 19), as his new album Run, Rose, Run flies to No. 4.
Released on March 4, the set starts with 17,000 equivalent album units, with 15,500 album sales, according to MRC Data. He pitches at No. 2 on BillboardAll Genre Albums Best Seller Chart – Parton’s highest ranking in the survey, with a history dating back to 1991.
Run, Rose, Run also opens atop Americana/Folk Albums, awarding Parton its second leader, and Bluegrass Albums, scoring its first No. 1.
Parton’s top 10 47 country albums include eight No. 1s. His latest follow-ups A Christmas Holly Dolly, who bowed to the top in October 2020. Parton extends her record for the most top 10s among women and remains the only woman with the top 10 in every decade since the list began in January 1964. Her top 10 totals by decade: 1960 – four; ’70 – 18; ’80 – 11; 90s – five; 2000s – three; ’10s – four; and 20s – two.
Parton owns the second top 10 country albums among any artist, after Willie Nelson (the only other act with the top 10 in seven decades), with 53. She first reached the level with her second entry, Just between you and mewith Porter Wagoner (#8, 1968).
Parton co-produced Run, Rose, Run with Richard Dennison and Tom Rutledge. The set is the companion LP to her debut novel of the same name, out March 7, which she wrote with James Patterson. That same night, she also co-hosted the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards with singers Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett.