Blake Shelton, fresh off his biggest national TV gig, has landed in the top spot on the all-genre Billboard 200 album chart with his latest release, according to billboard.com.
Red River Blue sold an impressive 116,000 copies in its debut week, giving Blake his highest-charting album ever. (Hillbilly Bone hit No. 3 when it debuted last year, which was Blake's best chart position on the Billboard 200 up to that point.)
Blake beat out new albums from Incubus (80,000 copies of If Not Now, When?), Chris Young (73,000 copies of Neon) and Colbie Caillat (70,000 copies of All of You).
Billboard.com declares, "Blake Shelton is more popular than ever."
Blake had a rather low-key reaction on his Twitter page, re-tweeting a post from newcomer Frankie Ballard: "congrats to badass blakeshelton for bringin' home the biggest record in the universe this week! Country domination!!"