Songs By Taylor Swift, Bebe Rexha, Brandon Lay Debut On Mediabase Country Radio Chart

“New Year’s Day,” “Meant To Be,” and “Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers” reach the Top 50 at country radio.

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Taylor Swift is officially back on the Mediabase country radio chart.

The global superstar’s “New Year’s Day” earns a position on this week’s listing. Bebe Rexha’s “Meant To Be (featuring Florida Georgia Line)” and Brandon Lay’s “Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers” also debut on this week’s 50-song chart.

“New Year’s Day,” which was below last week’s chart at #54, joins this week’s listing at #48.

The #48 position is based on the song’s 1,547 tracking period chart points (+426). The “reputation” single also received 533 plays (+174) and 2.872 million audience impressions from Mediabase-monitored stations.

Up ten places, “Meant To Be” earns #49. The Rexha-FGL collaboration garnered 1,410 chart points (+459), 492 spins (+131) and 2.907 million audience impressions.

A one-place rise brings “Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers” to #50. Brandon Lay’s single received 1,306 chart points (+118), 512 spins (+22), and 1.586 million audience impressions.

Written by Brian Cantor

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