Carrie Underwood’s “Southbound” Ranks As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

“Southbound” earns the top spot on this week’s country radio add board.

Carrie Underwood performing Southbound at the 54th ACM Awards | Sam Morris/CBS

“Southbound,” the latest single from Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty,” is quickly amassing support at country radio.

Picked up by 51 Mediabase-monitored country stations, the track ranks as this week’s most added song.

Riley Green’s “In Love By Now” follows in second place on the add board. The “There Was This Girl” follow-up landed at 34 stations.

High Valley’s “Single Man” takes third place with 30 pickups. Each added by 20 stations, Luke Bryan’s “Knockin’ Boots” and Brandon Ratcliff’s “Rules Of Breaking Up” tie for fourth.

This week’s other notable country options: Midland’s “Mr. Lonely” (6th-most), Adam Craig’s “If You’re Lucky” (7th-most), Hardy’s “Rednecker” (8th-most), Jordan Davis’ “Slow Dance In A Parking Lot” (9th-most), Brothers Osborne’s “I Don’t Remember Me” (10th-most, tie), Tim McGraw’s “Thought About You” (10th-most, tie), and Scotty McCreery’s “In Between” (10th-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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