Darius Rucker’s “For The First Time” Debuts on Billboard Hot 100

“For The First Time” earns a spot on this week’s Hot 100.

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Darius Rucker’s country radio single “For The First Time” makes its first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 this week.

“For The First Time” earns #95 on the all-genre chart.

The song makes its Hot 100 bow after spending six weeks on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.

The Billboard Hot 100 ranks songs based on combined activity from sales, streams and radio airplay.

“For The First Time” is generating the greatest share of activity on the radio front. It, in fact, rises to a new peak of #37 on the all-genre Radio Songs subchart.

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