Sam Hunt’s “Downtown’s Dead” Ranks As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

“Downtown’s Dead” convincingly tops this week’s country radio add board.

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Sam Hunt’s new single “Downtown’s Dead” received a very lively welcome at country radio.

The song was added by 107 Mediabase-monitored country stations in conjunction with this week’s official impact. The count convincingly positions “Downtown’s Dead” as the week’s most added song.

Jason Aldean’s “Drowns The Whiskey (featuring Miranda Lambert),” the second-most added track, landed at 32 new stations.

Tyler Farr’s “Love By The Moon” follows in third with 19 pickups, while an add count of 18 slots Dustin Lynch’s “Good Girl” in fourth.

Krystal Keith & Lance Carpenter’s “Anywhere Else,” which scored 13 playlist adds, takes fifth place.

This week’s other notable country radio options: Old Dominion’s “Hotel Key” (9 adds, 6th-most), Granger Smith’s “You’re In It” (8 adds, 7th-most), Chris Stapleton’s “Millionaire” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie), Sugarland’s “Babe (featuring Taylor Swift)” (7 adds, 8th-most, tie), and Maddie & Tae’s “Friends Don’t” (6 adds, 10th-most).

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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