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Stone’s #1 Single Celebrates 30th Anniversary in 2021
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Doug Stone, 90’s country-hitmaker, was recently awarded a plaque to commemorate 10 million albums sold worldwide, including multiple RIAA gold and platinum certifications. Stone’s impressive legacy spans multiple decades consisting of ten studio albums and 33 singles earning eight number one hits and twenty-six charted singles.
Stone debuted in 1990 with the chart-topping single, “I’d Be Better Off (In a Pine Box),” the first release from his self-titled debut album. Both his self-titled album and his 1991 album, “I Thought It Was You,” (celebrating its 30th anniversary this year), featuring number one hits such as “A Jukebox With Country Song” and “In a Different light” earned a platinum certification from the RIAA. His 1992 album titled “From the Heart ” brought two more number one hits including, “Too Busy Being in Love” and “Why Didn’t I Think of That.”
Pictured L-R: Jeremy Westby, President/CEO, 2911 Media; Austin Smith, Smith Social Media; Doug Stone; Tayler Bock, SPM Brand Partnerships; Jimmy Dasher, Countdown Talent booking
“Wow, I knew I had sold some records, but I had no idea that ten million CDs had gone out the door,” says Stone. “My life has been a country song with many ups and downs. I am thankful to still be doing what I have always loved doing and that is singing for the fans and bringing my music to the stage. We all lived through a tough year last year and to start 2021 off with this honor is absolutely a great beginning to what is in our future.”
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About Doug Stone:
Doug Stone is a Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter who has topped the Billboard Country charts eight times. In addition, Doug has scored 11 Top 10 hits singles including Why Didn’t I Think Of That, In A Different Light, I’d Be Better Off (In A Pine Box), Addicted To A Dollar, and Warning Labels. In 2021, Doug was presented with a plaque in commemoration of selling more than 10 million albums worldwide.