Alabama Shakes scores first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 chart

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Alabama Shakes (Image Copyright John Shore via AlabamaShakes.com)

Alabama Shakes (Image Copyright John Shore via AlabamaShakes.com)

Alabama Shakes’ new album Sound & Color landed atop the Billboard 200 chart following its first week of sales, Billboard reported.

Sound & Color was released on April 21 and is the group’s first number one album.

The first full-length album released by the group — Boys & Girls — peaked at number six on the Billboard 200 chart in March 2013.

Alabama Shakes is an American rock band and was formed in Athens, Alabama in 2009.

The group was nominated for a Grammy in 2013 for their single “Hold On,” and their debut album Boys & Girls.

Alabama Shakes is currently on tour.

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