Thomas Rhett Leads Hot Country Songs For 13th Week; Cole Swindell Enters Top 5

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Thomas Rhett’s smash “Die A Happy Man” is country music’s hottest song for a twelfth straight week — and thirteenth week overall.

The smash country hit retains its #1 position on the all-encompassing Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. In conjunction with top spot, “Happy Man” holds at #1 on Country Digital Songs, #2 on Country Streaming Songs, and #3 on Country Airplay.

Sam Hunt’s “Break Up In A Small Town,” which repeats as #1 on Country Streaming, holds at #2 on the overall Hot Country Songs chart. Luke Bryan’s “Home Alone Tonight (featuring Karen Fairchild),” which stays #1 on Country Airplay, remains #3 on Hot Country Songs.

Granger Smith’s “Backroad Song” rises one place to #4 on the all-encompassing chart, while Cole Swindell’s “You Should Be Here” enjoys a two-place bump to #5. This marks the song’s first appearance in the Top 5.

“You Should Be Here” concurrently improves to #3 on Country Digital Songs, #10 on Country Streaming Songs, and #13 on Country Airplay.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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