Release date: January 2010
Need You Now is the second studio album from country music group Lady Antebellum. The album was released on January 26, 2010, via Capitol Nashville. It is the follow-up album to their 2008 self-titled RIAA Platinum certified debut album. Need You Now debuted at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 with first week sales of 481,000, and has currently sold 3.0 million copies as of November 2010 being the second best-selling album of 2010 so far, behind Recovery by rapper Eminem.
"Need You Now", the first single, debuted at #50 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in August 2009. For the chart week of October 26, 2009, the song became their second Number One single on the Radio & Records Country Singles chart, and for the week of November 28, it became their second Number One single on the Hot Country Songs chart in the United States, as issued by Billboard. After the trio's performance of the song at the Country Music Association Awards, it climbed to a #5 peak on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming and experienced a surge in sales after the 52nd Grammy Awards, peaking at #2, their highest peaking single on the Hot 100 and pop charts. As of April 14, 2010, it has been certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA.
"American Honey", the second single, debuted at #47 on the Hot Country Songs chart for the week of January 2, 2010, before its initial release date of January 11, 2010. In April 2010, the song became their third consecutive Number One single, as well as third Top 30 single on the Billboard Hot 100.
In the UK and Europe, "I Run to You" was the second single taken from the International Edition of the album. It was released on 9 August 2010 in support of their debut UK live show at Shepherd's Bush Empire.
"Our Kind of Love" was confirmed as the third single off the album. The song was released as a promotional single on January 10, 2010, and received its official release as the set's third single in late May.
"Hello World", the album's fourth single, was released to radio on October 4, 2010.