Dierks Bentley’s “Black” Ranks As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

Dierks Bentley [Press Photo | The Green Room]

The third single (and title track) from Dierks Bentley’s “Black” claims the top spot on this week’s country radio add board.

“Black,” which is the follow-up to Bentley’s chart-topping and CMA Award-winning “Different For Girls,” was picked up by 42 Mediabase-monitored country stations this week.

Credited with 31 adds, LoCash’s “Ring On Every Finger” takes second place on this week’s board. It is also the follow-up to a country radio #1; “I Know Somebody,” in its case.

William Michael Morgan’s new “Missing” ranks as third-most added with 23 pickups, while Dan + Shay’s “How Not To” takes fourth place on the strength of its 21 new adds.

Each picked up by 13 stations, Kelsea Ballerini’s “Yeah Boy” and Tucker Beathard’s “Momma And Jesus” tie for fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable country radio options: Jake Owen’s “If He Ain’t Gonna Love You” (11 adds, 7th-most, tie), Little Big Town’s “Better Man” (11 adds, 7th-most, tie), Jon Pardi’s “Dirt On My Boots” (10 adds, 9th-most), and Darius Rucker’s “If I Told You” (8 adds, 10th-most).

Written by Brian Cantor

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