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Jason Aldean and Keith Urban have the top-selling country albums for the first half of this year, according to Nielsen Music.

Jason’s Rearview Town comes in at #3, having sold 328,000 copies. That’s just behind Justin Timberlake’s Man of the Woods and the soundtrack for the Hugh Jackman film, The Greatest Showman. Keith’s Graffiti U checks in at #10, with sales of 199,000.

Jason also has one of the top-ten best-selling digital songs so far this year with “You Make It Easy,” which ranks tenth on the all-genre ranking. Maren Morris claims the #5 spot with her pop hit, “The Middle,” with DJ/producer Zedd and electronic duo, Grey.

Florida Georgia Line’s smash with Bebe Rexha, “Meant to Be,” is #3 on the list. It’s also the eighth most popular on-demand audio stream for 2018 so far.

Here’s a look at the complete Mid-Year numbers from Nielsen Music:

2018’s Mid-Year Top 10 Selling Albums
1. Soundtrack, The Greatest Showman (1,064,000)
2. Justin Timberlake, Man of the Woods (403,000)
3. Jason Aldean, Rearview Town (328,000)
4. Dave Matthews Band, Come Tomorrow (316,000)
5. P!nk, Beautiful Trauma (287,000)
6. Post Malone, beerbongs & bentleys (258,000)
7. Ed Sheeran, ÷ (Divide) (254,000)
8. J. Cole, KOD (241,000)
9. Soundtrack, Black Panther: The Album (209,000)
10. Keith Urban, Graffiti U (199,000)

2018’s Mid-Year Top 10 Selling Digital Songs
1. Ed Sheeran, “Perfect” (1,013,000)
2. Drake, “God’s Plan” (959,000)
3. Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be” (846,000)
4. Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug, “Havana” (658,000)
5. Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle” (621,000)
6. Imagine Dragons, “Whatever It Takes” (618,000)
7. Bruno Mars & Cardi B, “Finesse” (592,000)
8. Imagine Dragons, “Thunder” (579,000)
9. Camila Cabello, “Never Be the Same” (510,000)
10. Jason Aldean, “You Make It Easy” (493,000)

2018’s Mid-Year Top 10 On-Demand Audio Streams
1. Drake, “God’s Plan” (654,993,000)
2. Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, “Psycho” (381,742,000)
3. BlocBoy JB featuring Drake, “Look Alive” (361,484,000)
4. Drake, “Nice for What” (339,141,000)
5. Post Malone featuring 21 Savage, “Rockstar” (331,468,000)
6. XXXTentacion, “Sad!” (270,821,000)
7. Migos, “Stir Fry” (269,060,000)
8. Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be” (259,401,000)
9. Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “All the Stars” (258,404,000)
10. Bazzi, “Mine” (256,663,000)

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