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Kenny Chesney & Mindy Smith’s “Better Boat” Ranks As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

Kenny Chesney’s new single “Better Boat (featuring Mindy Smith)” unsurprisingly commanded a healthy amount of impact week support at country radio. Picked up by 51 Mediabase-monitored stations this week, “Better Boat” ranks as country radio’s most added song. Keith Urban’s new “Never Coming Down” ranks as second-most added. The “Coming Home” follow-up won support from 44 stations this week. Danielle Bradbery & Thomas Rhett’s “Goodbye Summer” follows in third with 30 pickups, while an add count of 17 slots Eli Young Band’s “Love Ain’t” in fourth. Luke Combs’ “She Got The Best Of Me” takes fifth place with 15 pickups. ... Read more

Jason Mraz’ “Know.” Claims #1 On US iTunes Sales Chart; Trippie Redd Top 3

Jason Mraz’ first studio album in over four years is off to a good start on the US iTunes store. Entitled “Know.,” the album quickly rose to #1 on the store’s sales chart following its release late Thursday night. It remains in that position as of press time at 1:55AM ET. Its closest competition comes from Travi$ Scott’s “ASTROWORLD.” Trippie Redd’s new “LIFE’S A TRIP” follows at #3, while the enduring soundtrack to “The Greatest Showman” sits at #4. The “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” soundtrack is #5. William Clark Green’s new “Hebert Island” (#6), Jake Shears’ new self-titled ... Read more

Keith Urban & Julia Michaels’ “Coming Home” Officially Earns #1 At Country Radio

Keith Urban’s “Coming Home (featuring Julia Michaels)” narrowly tops Brett Young’s “Mercy” to claim #1 on this week’s Mediabase country radio singles chart. “Coming Home,” which was #2 last week, seizes the throne from Jake Owen’s “I Was Jack (You Were Diane).” In addition to leading in chart points, “Coming Home” ranks as the Mediabase country panel’s most played song for the July 29-August 4 tracking period. It received 8,081 spins (+195). “Mercy,” however, rules in audience impressions. It generated 48.90 million impressions this week, while “Coming Home” amassed 47.96 million. “Mercy” nonetheless takes #2 on the overall chart. It ... Read more

Report: Halestorm, Daughtry, Cody Jinks Albums Debut In Top 5 For Pure US Sales

The Top 5 of this week’s Billboard Top Album Sales chart may feature as many as four new entries. Kenny Chesney’s new “Songs For The Saints” will rank as a dominant #1 on the chart. Based on sales data reported by Hits Daily Double and BuzzAngle, Halestorm’s new “Vicious,” Daughtry’s new “Cage To Rattle,” and Cody Jinks’ new “Lifers” should also land in the Top 5. The “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” soundtrack is the only holdover album expected to rank in this week’s Top 5. Billboard Top Album Sales, as a reminder, measures albums based on pure US ... Read more

Kenny Chesney’s “Songs For The Saints” Wins US Sales Race, But Drake’s “Scorpion” Will Remains #1 On Billboard 200

This week’s US album races yield a split-chart scenario. Kenny Chesney’s “Songs For The Saints” wins for pure sales, but Drake’s “Scorpion” remains America’s leader in overall consumption. According to data from Hits Daily Double and BuzzAngle, “Songs For The Saints” sold about 69K pure US copies during the July 27-August 2 tracking period. The figure easily ranks as the week’s best. While “Scorpion” only sold about 11K pure copies, it leads the way in overall consumption. The inclusion of TEA (track sales/10) and SEA (track streams/1250 for paid services, track streams/3750 for free services) yields a tracking period consumption ... Read more

Travis Scott’s “ASTROWORLD” Claims #1 On US iTunes Sales Chart; Mac Miller, Iggy Azalea Top 5

Travi$ Scott’s new album “ASTROWORLD” is making an immediate impact at the US iTunes store. The album, which launched late Thursday night, quickly shot to #1 on the listing. It holds that pinnacle position as of press time at 1:40AM ET. “ASTROWORLD” is one of three new releases currently in the Top 5. Mac Miller’s new “Swimming” sits at #2, while Iggy Azalea’s new “Survive The Summer” EP occupies the #5 position. Kenny Chesney’s “Songs For The Saints” (#3) and the “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” soundtrack (#4) also occupy Top 5 positions. YG’s new “Stay Dangerous” (#6), the ... Read more

Kenny Chesney Appears, Performs On Fallon’s “Tonight Show”

Update: To celebrate and support his new album “Songs For The Saints,” Kenny Chesney visited Tuesday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The country superstar joined Fallon for an interview. He also performed his recent #1 hit “Get Along.” Video highlights will be available to view below starting at 3:35AM ET. Photos from the taping are also embedded. THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0904 — Pictured: (l-r) Musician Kenny Chesney during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on July 31, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC) THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0904 — Pictured: Musician ... Read more

Jake Owen’s “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” Reaches #1 At Country Radio

Despite enduring a week-over-week loss in airplay, Jake Owen’s “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” rises to #1 on this week’s Mediabase country radio singles chart. The song, which was #2 last week, seizes the throne from Kenny Chesney’s “Get Along.” Not simply the leader in chart points, “I Was Jack” ranked as the Mediabase country panel’s most played and heard song for the July 22-28 tracking period. It received ~8,420 spins (-268) and 52.39 million audience impressions. Up three places, Keith Urban’s “Coming Home (featuring Julia Michaels)” takes #2 on this week’s chart. The aforementioned “Get Along” drops to ... Read more

Kenny Chesney’s “Songs For The Saints” Pacing For 50K+ US Sales, 60K+ US Units

Initial US sales and consumption projections have emerged for Kenny Chesney’s “Songs For The Saints.” According to Hits Daily Double, the country star’s new album should sell 51-56,000 pure US copies this week. With TEA (track sales/10) and SEA (track sales/1250 for paid services + track sales/3750 for free services), the album should generate 60-65,000 in total opening week consumption. The pure sales total will likely rank as the week’s best — and thus earn “Songs For The Saints” #1 on the Billboard Top Album Sales Chart. The consumption tally will likely be the best for a new release, but ... Read more

Kenny Chesney’s “Songs For The Saints” Claims #1 On US iTunes Sales Chart; Cody Jinks #2

Kenny Chesney’s new album “Songs For The Saints” debuted on US iTunes late Thursday night. It unsurprisingly shot to the top of the store’s all-genre sales chart. It remains in the #1 position as of press time 3:10AM ET Friday. Another country artist – albeit one of the less mainstream variety – occupies the #2 position. That artist is Cody Jinks, whose “Lifers” currently ranks as the store’s runner-up. Halestorm’s new “Vicious” follows at #3, ahead of Daughtry’s new “Cage To Rattle” (#4) and the “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” soundtrack (#5). Queen Naija’s self-titled EP (#6), the original ... Read more