The collaborative album also enters at No. 1 on Americana/Folk Albums & No. 3 on Top Country Albums.
Barry Gibb’s all-star collaborations album Barry Gibb & Friends: Greenfields – The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1 debuts at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart (dated Jan. 23), after selling 24,000 copies in the U.S. in the week ending Jan. 14, according to MRC Data. It’s Gibb’s best sales week as a soloist since MRC Data began tracking music sales in 1991.
The set, which features Gibb reinterpreting classic Gibb brothers-penned songs alongside such acts as Jason Isbell, Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Dolly Parton and Keith Urban, also bows at No. 1 on Americana/Folk Albums and No. 3 on Top Country Albums. It’s his first visit to both charts.
Greenfields also enters at No. 15 on the all-genre, consumption-based Billboard 200 chart, marking Gibb’s highest-charting solo album ever, and first top 40-charting set.