Rewinding the Country Charts: In 2008, Jessica Simpson Crossed Over to Country

Rewinding the Country Charts: In 2008, Jessica Simpson Crossed Over to Country

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The pop star debuted at No. 1 on Top Country Albums with “Do You Know.”

After starring in an MTV actuality present – Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica, with then-husband Nick Lachey – and within the huge display screen remake of The Dukes of Hazzard (as Daisy Duke, naturally), pop star Jessica Simpson set her sights on the nation charts.

On Sept. 27, 2008, Simpson's lone nation set, Do You Know, debuted at No. 1 on Streets Talkin's Top Country Albums tally. The LP yielded the highest 20 Hot Country Songs hit "Come on Over," whereas Dolly Parton wrote and sang harmonies on the title observe. Simpson subsequently opened for Rascal Flatts on tour in 2009.

Prior to her foray to Nashville, Simpson scored six high 20 pop hits on the Streets Talkin Hot 100, led by her breakthrough, the No. Three-peaking "I Wanna Love You Forever" in 1999. In 2004 "With You" topped the Pop Songs airplay chart, whereas in 2005 she reached No. 14 on the Hot 100 with the Dukes soundtrack single, and Nancy Sinatra remake, "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'."

Simpson, 38, has additionally constructed a status as a enterprise mogul and clothier. In 2016, she offered her majority share of the clothes line The Jessica Simpson Collection, which, on the time, Forbes reported was bringing in $1 billion yearly.