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Morgan Wallen & FGL’s “Up Down” Ranks As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

Morgan Wallen’s “Up Down (featuring Florida Georgia Line)” and Taylor Swift’s “New Year’s Day” officially impacted country radio this week. Predictably, they claim the top two spots on this week’s add board. “Up Down,” which won support from 55 Mediabase-monitored stations, ranks as most-added. “New Year’s Day” earns second place on the strength of its 46 new pickups. Picked up by 27 stations, Thomas Rhett’s “Marry Me” ranks as third-most added. Each added by 14 new stations, Bebe Rexha’s “Meant To Be (featuring Florida Georgia Line)” and Keith Urban’s “Female” tie for fourth. This week’s other notable country radio options: ... Read more

Thomas Rhett’s “Marry Me” Ranks As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

The new Thomas Rhett single predictably received a warm welcome from country radio. Picked up by 55 Mediabase-monitored stations in conjunction with this week’s impact, Rhett’s “Marry Me” ranks as country radio’s most added song. “Marry Me” is the follow-up to Rhett’s #1 country radio hit “Unforgettable.” Kip Moore’s “Last Shot” takes second place on this week’s add board. The song, which is the follow-up to Moore’s chart-topping “More Girls Like You,” landed at 40 stations. Keith Urban’s “Female” ranks as third-most added with 32 pickups, while an add count of 20 slots David Lee Murphy’s “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright ... Read more

Keith Urban’s “Female” Erupts As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

Keith Urban’s “Female” unsurprisingly received a warm welcome from country radio. Picked up by 95 Mediabase-monitored country stations, “Female” convincingly ranks as the format’s most added song. Kane Brown’s new single “Heaven,” which landed at 33 new stations, takes second place on this week’s add board. David Lee Murphy’s “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (featuring Kenny Chesney)” follows in third with 21 new pickups, while an add count of 16 slots Dylan Scott’s “Hooked” in fourth place. Tim McGraw & Faith Hill’s “The Rest Of Our Life” ranks as fifth-most added; it won support from another 13 stations. This week’s other ... Read more

Sam Smith’s “The Thrill Of It All” Wins US Sales Race, Will Take #1 On Billboard 200

Sam Smith’s “The Thrill Of It All” dominated this week’s US album sales and consumption races. According to Hits Daily Double and BuzzAngle, “The Thrill Of It All” sold ~187,410 pure US copies during the November 3-9 tracking week. The inclusion of TEA (track sales/10) and SEA (track streams/1500) yields a first-week consumption figure of about 225,122. Due Sunday, Billboard’s more authoritative data will differ slightly from that reported by Hits. The discrepancies will obviously be not significant enough to alter the overall outcomes. The pure sales figure will be enough for #1 on Billboard Top Album Sales, while the ... Read more

Kenny Chesney’s “Live In No Shoes Nation” Dominates US Sales Race, Will Claim #1 On Billboard 200

Kenny Chesney’s new live album “Live In No Shoes Nation” convincingly won this week’s US album sales and consumption races. According to Hits Daily Double and BuzzAngle, “No Shoes Nation” sold approximately 219,152 pure US copies during the October 27-November 2 tracking period. The inclusion of TEA (track sales/10) and SEA (track streams/1500) yields a consumption total of about 220,998 units. Due Sunday, Billboard’s more authoritative data may differ from that reported by Hits. The discrepancies will not, however, affect the overall outcomes. The pure sales total will earn “No Shoes Nation” #1 on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart, ... Read more

US Sales Projection Upgraded For Kenny Chesney’s “Live In No Shoes Nation”

This Saturday afternoon, Hits Daily Double shared preliminary sales projections for Kenny Chesney’s “Live In No Shoes Nation.” They called for an opening week pure sales total in the 135-155,000 range. The numbers have since been significantly upgraded. Hits now expects the live album to sell 179-187,000 pure US copies this week. The album will only receive nominal boosts from TEA (track sales/10) and SEA (track streams/1500), so its consumption total will be in a similar range. The pure sales figure will be enough for a comfortable #1 bow on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart. The consumption mark will ... Read more

Kenny Chesney’s “Live In No Shoes Nation” Pacing For #1 With 135-155K US Sales

Kenny Chesney’s album is on track for a #1 bow on this week’s Billboard Top Album Sales and Billboard 200 charts. Based on early data, Hits Daily Double expects the album to sell 135-155,000 pure US copies this week. The album will only receive a nominal lift from TEA (track sales/10) and SEA (track streams/1500); its opening week consumption total will thus be in a similar range. The pure sales total should yield a #1 bow on Top Album Sales, while the consumption figure will be enough for #1 on the Billboard 200. Sales for “Live In No Shoes Nation” ... Read more

Kelly Clarkson’s “Meaning Of Life” Claims #1 On US iTunes Sales Chart

Kelly Clarkson’s new album “Meaning Of Life” premiered on the US iTunes sales chart late Thursday night. To the surprise of no one, it shot to #1 on the store’s all-genre album sales chart. It holds that pinnacle position as of 1:35AM ET Friday. “Meaning Of Life” is not the only new album faring well on iTunes. New releases, in fact, occupy the Top 12 positions on the store’s chart. Theory Of A Deadman’s new “Wake Up Call” is #2, while Hollywood Undead’s “Five” is #3. Weezer’s “Pacific Daydream” (#4) and Kenny Chesney’s “Live In No Shoes Nation” (#5) complete ... Read more

Kane Brown & Lauren Alaina’s “What Ifs” Earns #1 At Country Radio

Last week, Kane Brown’s “What Ifs (featuring Lauren Alaina)” reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. That listing accounts for combined activity from sales, streaming and radio. This week, “What Ifs” reaches #1 on the Mediabase country radio singles chart. The listing specifically focuses on country radio play. Up one place from last week’s position, “What Ifs” seizes the throne from Kenny Chesney’s “All The Pretty Girls.” That song spent the past two weeks at #1. “What Ifs” becomes Kane Brown’s first country radio #1. It is the second chart-topper for Alaina, who scored her first such hit ... Read more

Kane Brown & Lauren Alaina’s “What Ifs” Earns #1 On Hot Country Songs

After a record 34 weeks atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, Sam Hunt’s “Body Like A Back Road” falls from #1. Kane Brown’s “What Ifs (featuring Lauren Alaina),” which was #2 last week, moves into the top spot on this week’s listing. In conjunction with its gain on Hot Country Songs, “What Ifs” rises to #1 on the Streaming Songs subchart. It meanwhile rises to #2 on Country Airplay and falls to #2 on Country Digital Song Sales. The aforementioned “Body Like A Back Road” slips to #2 on this week’s chart, while Luke Combs’ “When It Rains It ... Read more