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Kenny Chesney’s “Get Along” Erupts As Country Radio’s Most Added Song

When a country superstar releases a major new single, it almost always receives an enthusiastic welcome from radio programmers. Kenny Chesney’s “Get Along” did not buck that trend. Picked up by 130 Mediabase-monitored country stations, “Get Along” convincingly ranks as the week’s most added song. Midland’s “Burn Out” takes second place with 45 pickups, while an add count of 42 positions Craig Campbell’s “See You Try” in third. Old Dominion’s “Hotel Key” follows in fourth with 40 adds, and Keith Urban’s “Coming Home (featuring Julia Michaels)” takes fifth with 22 pickups. This week’s other notable country radio options: Trent Harmon’s ... Read more

Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Lady A, Kenny Chesney Confirmed As ACM Awards Performers

The Academy Of Country Music just announced a second wave of performers for the April 15 ACM Awards ceremony. According to the ACM, country stars Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Kenny Chesney will be performing at this year’s event. They join previously confirmed performers Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line. In addition to revealing the new performers, the ACM confirmed Drew Brees, Rebecca Romijn, Lindsey Vonn and Nancy O’Dell as presenters. Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. Reba is ... Read more

Songs By Foster The People, H.E.R., Joyner Lucas & Chris Brown, Blake Shelton, More Debut On Bubbling Under Hot 100

In debuting at #10, Imagine Dragons’ “Next To Me” represents the highest ranking addition to the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100. It is not the only addition. Songs by Foster The People, H.E.R., Joyner Lucas & Chris Brown, Blake Shelton, Brantley Gilbert, and David Lee Murphy & Kenny Chesney also debut on this week’s chart. Foster The People’s “Sit Next To Me” takes #11 on the listing, which ranks the Top 25 songs that have yet to appear on the actual Hot 100. H.E.R.’s “Focus” starts at #14, while Lucas & Brown’s “Stranger Things” earns #16. Shelton’s “I Lived It” ... Read more

Thomas Rhett’s “Marry Me” Earns Most Added Honor At Country Radio

Thomas Rhett’s “Marry Me” tops the first country radio add board of 2018. The song won support from 17 Mediabase-monitored country stations this week. Picked up by 15 stations one week prior to its official impact, Luke Bryan’s new single “Most People Are Good” ranks as second-most added. Luke Combs’ “One Number Away” takes third with 13 adds, while an add count of 10 positions Lindsay Ell’s “Criminal” in fourth place. Chris Janson’s “Drunk Girl” and Sugarland’s “Still The Same,” which each landed at 9 new stations, tie for fifth. This week’s other notable country radio options: David Lee Murphy ... Read more

Kenny Chesney Appears, Performs On “Late Night With Seth Meyers” (Watch Now)

Update: Country music superstar Kenny Chesney appeared as the lead guest on Monday’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” Chesney joined host Seth Meyers for an interview on the broadcast. He also took the stage to perform “Jesus and Elvis.” Video highlights (including the full performance) follow. Photos from the taping are also embedded. LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS — Episode 627 — Pictured: (l-r) Director Aaron Sorkin talks with host Seth Meyers on December 18, 2017 — (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC) LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS — Episode 627 — Pictured: (l-r) Musical guest Kenny Chesney during an interview with ... Read more

Kenny Chesney Appearing, Performing On December 18 “Late Night With Seth Meyers”

Barring the announcement of a holiday or New Year’s special, 2017’s last “Late Night With Seth Meyers” episodes will air during the week of December 18. The first of those episodes will feature a country superstar. According to NBC, Kenny Chesney will be the lead interview guest on the December 18 “Late Night.” He will also take the stage for a performance. The episode will additionally feature a visit from Aaron Sorkin. Official listings follow: Monday, December 11: Guests Anthony Anderson, Hong Chau and Amanda Seales. Mark Guilana sits-in with the 8G Band. Show 0623. Tuesday, December 12: Guests Seth ... Read more

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