Thomas Rhett’s “Die A Happy Man” Extends Hot Country Songs Reign

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The Top 5 of this week’s Billboard Hot Country Songs chart mirrors that of last week’s listing.

That means Thomas Rhett’s “Die A Happy Man” again ranks as the hottest country song in America.

Rhett’s smash is enjoying a thirteenth straight week — and fourteenth overall — atop the listing.

In conjunction with its Hot Country Songs victory, “Die A Happy Man” retains #1 on Country Digital Songs and #2 on Country Streaming Songs. It slips to #6 on Country Airplay.

Sam Hunt’s “Break Up In A Small Town,” again the country genre’s most-streamed song, holds at #2 on Hot Country.

Luke Bryan’s “Home Alone Tonight (featuring Karen Fairchild)” remains #3 on the all-encompassing Hot Country chart, while Granger Smith’s airplay #1 “Backroad Song” and Cole Swindell’s “You Should Be Here” respectively repeat at #4 and #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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