Superstar Olympian now turn producer Usain Bolt and his business partner/artiste Nugent ‘NJ’ Walker, are looking at a glimmer of success at this time as their ‘Country Yutes’ album that got released on September 3rd debuted at number six on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart.
‘Country Yutes’ was recorded to have a total of 148,821 streams, 1807 album purchases with 1651 pure sales.
The album by Usain Bolt and NJ is their first and in previous talks about his music career, the legendary sprinter said it is a dream of his to get a Grammy. He might now just be a member of the Grammy’s body of artistes and producers since he recently had an illustrious talk with them about the new project.
For now, Usain Bolt will need to contend with Bob Marley’s; ‘Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers’ that has been holding the number one spot on the Reggae Billboard Album charts for 88 weeks with 10,760,831 streams, 11,038 album sales and 2,436 in pure album sales.
Another Marley album is also right up there on the charts in second place and this body of work is; ‘Capitol Session 73’ which was released under the Eagle Rock Entertainment label on September 3 the same day as Bolt’s project.
‘Capitol Session 73’ cumulatively holds 6,93,701 streams so far with 2681 in their amount of album sales along with 2130 pure album sales.
Bolt heard the news about the Billboard debut and took to Instagram to thank his supporters, check him out below.