Reggae Gone Country Album Creates Billboard History

The highly talked about Reggae Gone Country album creates history as the first Jamaican album to hit the Billboard Country album charts.

The VP Records compilation album currently sits at number 65 on the Country album charts and a comfortable 2 on the Reggae album charts.

According to reports, the album is showing strong digital sales as Country music lovers warms up to the cross genre LP. The album features top Jamaican artistes doing covers for classic country music, an idea from Cristy Barber, vice-president of marketing and promotions at VP Records.

The album, which was released on August 30, features the likes of Romain Virgo, Duane Stepheson, Tessanne Chin, Etana, Tarrus Riley as well as veterans Freddie McGregor, Beres Hammond, Sanchez and more.

The album is expected to climb further up the charts this week.