Thomas Rhett’s “Die A Happy Man” Earns 8th Week at #1 on Hot Country Songs

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Thomas Rhett begins 2016 as a very happy man. His hit single “Die A Happy Man” earns a seventh straight week — and eighth overall — atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs listing.

Rhett’s smash hit also holds atop the Billboard Country Airplay and Country Digital Songs charts. Sam Hunt’s “Break Up In A Small Town,” meanwhile, leads the Country Streaming Songs listing.

As for Hot Country, the top five songs are all positioned as they were last week.

That means Hunt’s “Break Up” is still #2, while Cam’s “Burning House,” Luke Bryan’s “Home Alone Tonight (featuring Karen Fairchild)” and Chris Young’s “I’m Comin’ Over” successively fill the #3, #4, and #5 slots.

Written by Brian Cantor

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