Jason Aldean’s fifth album, Night Train, has been certified platinum four weeks after its Oct. 16 release. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 and doubled the first week sales of his previous album, My Kinda Party.
Aldean will join a lineup that includes Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Pitbull and Psy to ring in the New Year with a three-song performance on Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013. The special airs Monday, Dec. 31 beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET on ABC.
The recently announced 2013 Night Train Tour will begin Feb. 21 in Bossier City, La. and will include at least four sold-out stadium shows, including Boston’s Fenway Park, Chicago’s Wrigley Field and the University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium. Special guests Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett will open.