Brandon Lay’s “Speakers, Bleachers & Preachers” Ranks As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

Brandon Lay’s debut single earns the top spot on the country radio add board.

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Brandon Lay’s debut single received a healthy amount of support in conjunction with its country radio impact.

Picked up by 38 Mediabase-monitored stations, “Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers” ranks as country radio’s most added song.

Thomas Rhett’s “Unforgettable” takes second place on the add board with 36 pickups. An add count of 16 positions Florida Georgia Line’s “Smooth” as third-most added, while Brett Young’s “Like I Loved You” takes fourth place with 13 adds.

Chris Stapleton’s “Broken Halos,” which landed at 12 new stations, ranks as fifth-most added.

This week’s other notable country radio options: Aaron Watson’s “Outta Style” (10 adds, 6th-most, tie), Chris Young’s “Losing Sleep” (10 adds, 6th-most, tie), Levon’s “Mrs. Marianne” (9 adds, 8th-most, tie), Russell Dickerson’s “Yours” (9 adds, 8th-most, tie), and Zac Brown Band’s “Roots” (9 adds, 8th-most, tie).

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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