Midland’s “Drinkin’ Problem” Re-Enters Top 50 On Hot 100; Tay-K’s “The Race” Enters

“Drinkin’ Problem” returns to the Top 50 (and reaches a new peak). “The Race” makes its first Top 50 appearance.

Midland on Kimmel | Randy Holmes/ABC

In conjunction with a banner week at country radio (one that yielded a #1 position on the Mediabase country chart and a #3 position on Billboard Country Airplay), Midland’s “Drinkin’ Problem” re-enters the Top 50 on the all-encompassing Billboard Hot 100.

Tay-K’s “The Race” meanwhile makes its first Top 50 appearance.

Up six places, “Drinkin’ Problem” earns #45 on this week’s Hot 100. It concurrently rises to #22 on the all-genre Radio Songs subchart and #35 on Digital Song Sales.

“The Race” rises three places to #49 on the Hot 100. It also improves to #20 on Streaming Songs.

Written by Brian Cantor

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