Lady A Nabs Platinum Single

Lady Antebellum's smash single, "Need You Now," has been certified platinum for sales of one million copies.

“Need You Now” also has the longest reign at No. 1 in 2009, spending five consecutive weeks in the top spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The single is the lead track from the trio's upcoming new album, Need You Now, slated for release on Jan. 26, 2010. And here's good news for fans awaiting the release of Need You Now: you will be able to purchase new material off the album before its release as part of the band's iTunes Countdown. "Need You Now" and "American Honey" will officially kick off the countdown, starting Monday, Dec. 21. Thereafter, one new track will be released at iTunes each week leading up to the album's Jan. 26 debut.

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