Listen to Kenny Chesney’s Hopeful New Single, “Better Boat,” Featuring Mindy Smith

Listen to Kenny Chesney’s Hopeful New Single, “Better Boat,” Featuring Mindy Smith

After topping the charts with lead single, “Get Along,” from his 17th studio album, Songs for the Saints, Kenny Chesney is ready to ship “Better Boat” to country radio.

“Of all the songs on Songs for the Saints, ‘Better Boat’ really captures the emotion of that moment—and the months following Hurricanes Irma and Maria,” Kenny says. “There’s an acceptance it takes to face those challenges and all that uncertainty, something I know I’ve never seen in my lifetime . . . There’s a lyric that goes, ‘I ride the waves I can’t control,’ and that’s exactly how this was, and in some ways, still is.”

Penned by Travis Meadows and Liz Rose, the tune features vocals from Mindy Smith, who has released a handful of albums over the last 15 years on the rock, pop and indie charts.

“Mindy’s voice is so much a part of my life on the islands,” says Kenny. “I remember [Mindy’s song] ‘Come to Jesus’ so many nights, and so many mornings. Her voice would drift in through the windows, across the water, and it would just hold you. She’s like an angel, or a spirit who makes everything feel like it will be alright—and I thought that’s everything this song says beyond the actual words.”

Listen to “Better Boat” below.

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Luke Combs Gets 11th Number-1 with “Forever After All”

Luke Combs Gets 11th Number-1 with “Forever After All”

Congrats to Luke Combs – his song “Forever After All” is sitting at number-1 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart!

This is Luke’s 11th consecutive number-1 song – and the 6th track off of his deluxe album What You See Ain’t Always What You Get to capture the top spot.

After hitting number-1 Luke says, “It’s pretty crazy having this song go number-1, being the sixth number-1 off this album. It’s incredible, and it’s all thanks to the fans. We have a really great team – from management, to label, to band and crew, and we’ve been lucky that country radio has embraced us, which means the world to me. I’m forever grateful to everybody that’s helped get my songs out there. I just wanna say thanks to everybody, and I never take it for granted.”

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