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Luke Bryan Sets Country Airplay Record As “Fast” Reaches #1

Dierks and Luke [CBS]

In addition to claiming #1 on the Mediabase country radio singles chart, Luke Bryan’s “Fast” earns the top spot on this week’s Billboard Country Airplay chart.

In doing so, “Fast” becomes the record-setting sixth Country Airplay #1 from Bryan’s “Kill The Lights.” No artist had previously earned more than five Country Airplay number ones from a single album.

Bryan is one of those artists. His previous album “Crash My Party” yielded five number ones (“That’s My Kind Of Night” reached #1 on the Mediabase chart but peaked at #2 on Billboard). Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton also achieved the feat with “5th Gear” and “Based On A True Story,” respectively.

The previous number ones from “Kill The Lights” are “Kick The Dust Up,” “Strip It Down,” “Home Alone Tonight,” “Huntin,’ Fishin’ And Lovin’ Every Day,” and “Move.”

Written by Brian Cantor

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