Jason Aldean, The Band Perry Singles Tie for Most-Added at Country Radio

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Each picked up by 38 Mediabase-monitored country stations this week, Jason Aldean’s “Gonna Know We Were Here” and The Band Perry’s “Live Forever” share the format’s most-added distinction.

The former is the fourth single from Aldean’s “Old Boots, New Dirt.” The latter is the first single from The Band Perry’s forthcoming third studio album.

Both songs debut on this week’s edition of the Mediabase country radio singles chart. Aldean’s “Gonna Know We Were Here” starts at #39 on the listing, while The Band Perry’s “Live Forever” earns the #50 position despite not even emerging until the sixth-day of the August 9-15 tracking period.

Canaan Smith’s “Hole in a Bottle,” which received 34 adds, ranks as this week’s third-most-added song. Tyler Farr’s “Better in Boots” follows as fourth-most-added on the strength of 29 pickups, while Tim McGraw’s “Top of the World” grabs the fifth-most-added honor. It scored 26 Mediabase-monitored adds this week.

Other notable country options: Luke Bryan’s “Strip it Down” (21 adds, 6th), Blake Shelton’s “Gonna” (9 adds, 7th, tie), Waterloo Revival’s “Bad for You” (9 adds, 7th, tie), Jerrod Niemann’s “Blue Bandana” (7 adds, 9th), A Thousand Horses’ “(This Ain’t No) Drunk Dial” (6 adds, 10th).

Written by Brian Cantor

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