Riley Green’s “I Wish Grandpas Never Died” Ranks As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

Riley Green’s new single tops the country radio add board.

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Riley Green’s new “I Wish Grandpas Never Died” received a healthy amount of support at country radio this week.

Picked up by 24 Mediabase-monitored stations, it ranks as the format’s most added song.

Billy Currington’s “Details,” which landed at 18 new stations, takes second place on the add board.

Kane Brown’s “Homesick” follows in third with 11 new adds, while an add count of 9 positions Thomas Rhett’s “Remember You Young” in fourth.

Miranda Lambert’s “It All Comes Out In The Wash” takes fifth place with 8 new pickups.

This week’s other notable country radio options: Gone West’s “What Could’ve Been” (6th-most, tie), Old Dominion’s “One Man Band” (6th-most, tie), Cody Johnson’s “Nothin’ On You” (8th-most, tie), Ingrid Andress’ “More Hearts Than Mine” (8th-most, tie), Jon Pardi’s “Heartache Medication” (8th-most, tie), and Jon Langston’s “Now You Know” (8th-most, tie).

Written by Brian Cantor

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