Chase Rice’s new album, Ignite the Night, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Thanks to the popularity of his latest single, “Ready Set Roll,” he sold over 44,000 copies of the album in its first week of release. What makes this even more impressive is that Chase is not signed to a major label. Instead, he released the album through his own Dack Janiels Records and formed a partnership with Columbia Nashville to promote his new music to radio.
“We’ve built things a little bit differently, starting with live shows and building up our fan base through touring,” said Chase. “Now people are showing up night after night to sing these songs right along with me, and to do it the way we’ve done it and have the No. 1 country album in the nation this week is unbelievable. It’s surreal.”
“Ready Set Roll” has already been certified digital Gold and is currently in the top 15 and climbing. Chase will kick off his Ignite the Night Tour on Friday, September 5th at the Grizzly Rose in Denver.