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Brad Paisley's 'Wheelhouse' projected to land in top ten

 
Brad Paisley's 'Wheelhouse' projected to land in top ten
Posted Monday, April 15th 2013 @ 10am

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Brad Paisley's ninth album Wheelhouse is on track for a top ten debut despite the controversy surrounding the track "Accidental Racist" featuring LL Cool J.  Billboard.com is projecting that Paisley's album could sell around 95,000 records, which could land album as high as number two on the Billboard 200 chart. The position would give Paisley his eighth top ten album. 

Meanwhile, Billboard expects Paramore's self-titled album to take the top spot.  The Billboard 200 rankings will be revealed on Wednesday. 

Once Wheelhouse hit stores last Tuesday, Paisley and LL Cool came under fire for their lyrics on "Accidental Racist."  The two have defended the song, saying they hoped it would provoke a conversation about race relations.  

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