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Carrie Underwood’s “My Gift” Debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Carrie Underwood’s “My Gift” Debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Carrie Underwood’s first Christmas album, My Gift, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart this week. The new album marks Carrie’s eighth No. 1 on the chart. The holiday offering, which features a combination of beloved traditional favorites and original material that celebrate Carrie’s faith and the spiritual nature of Christmas,…MORE

Luke Combs Scores 9th Consecutive No. 1 Single With “Lovin’ On You”

Luke Combs Scores 9th Consecutive No. 1 Single With “Lovin’ On You”

Luke Combs scored his unprecedented ninth consecutive No. 1 single—to start a career—with “Lovin’ On You.” The tune topped the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week after a 12-week run, which is Luke’s fastest climb to No. 1. Luke is the first country artist in history whose first nine singles have reached No. 1 on…MORE

Billboard Reveals Most Honored Country Recording of All Time

Billboard Reveals Most Honored Country Recording of All Time

Billboard put together a unique list of the Most Honored Country Recordings of All Time. Using criteria that included awards from the Academy of Country Music (ACM), Country Music Association (CMA), Recording Academy (Grammy) and more, Billboard deduced that George Jones’ “He Stopped Loving Her Today” is the most honored country song of all time.…MORE

Gwen Stefani Has Now Topped the Billboard All-Genre, Pop, Rap and Country Charts

Gwen Stefani Has Now Topped the Billboard All-Genre, Pop, Rap and Country Charts

I was thinking about Gwen Stefani’s career today . . . and something dawned on me: From fronting No Doubt to her solo career, Gwen’s collective body of work across multiple genres is impressive, to say the least. Her latest feat? Gwen topped the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week for the first time with…MORE

Kenny Rogers Tops Billboard Country Albums Chart for First Time in 34 Years

Kenny Rogers Tops Billboard Country Albums Chart for First Time in 34 Years

Kenny Rogers may be gone, but the country music icon is definitely not forgotten. One week after Kenny’s death on March 20, his 2018 album, The Best of Kenny Rogers: Through the Years, reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The 20-song offering moved 31,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music,…MORE

Jake Owen Scores 8th No. 1 Single With “Homemade”

Jake Owen Scores 8th No. 1 Single With “Homemade”

Jake Owen scored the eighth No. 1 single of his career as “Homemade” reached the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. The wistful single, which was penned by Bobby Pinson, Drew Parker, Jared Mullins and Ben Goldsmith, highlights many of the staples commonly associated with small-town living, including…MORE

Kane Brown’s “Homesick” Is No. 1 for the Second Straight Week

Kane Brown’s “Homesick” Is No. 1 for the Second Straight Week

Kane Brown’s “Homesick” is No. 1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart for the second consecutive week. Penned by Kane, Brock Berryhill, Matthew McGinn and Taylor Phillips, “Homesick” is Kane’s fifth consecutive No. 1 single. It is featured on Kane’s 2018 album, Experiment. “‘Homesick’ is just kinda personal because we’ve done…MORE

Blake Shelton Scores 7th No. 1 Album With “Fully Loaded: God’s Country”

Blake Shelton Scores 7th No. 1 Album With “Fully Loaded: God’s Country”

Blake Shelton scored his seventh No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart this week with the debut of Fully Loaded: God’s Country. The new album moved 96,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music, which was good enough for No. 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. The 12-song offering features five new tunes—including…MORE

Old Dominion Scores 8th No. 1 Hit With “One Man Band”

Old Dominion Scores 8th No. 1 Hit With “One Man Band”

The guys from Old Dominion—Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers—scored their eighth No. 1 single this week as “One Man Band” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart. Penned by Josh Osborne with Old Dominion’s Matthew, Trevor and Brad, “One Man Band” fits…MORE

Luke Combs Ties Shania Twain’s All-Time Billboard Chart Record

Luke Combs Ties Shania Twain’s All-Time Billboard Chart Record

Luke Combs has tied one of country music’s most impressive records. Once again this week, Luke’s 2017 debut album, This One’s for You, is No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. The double-Platinum album, which has moved 2 million units according to the RIAA, has now spent 50 weeks at No. 1. Luke’s debut…MORE

Luke Combs Is 1 Week Shy of Shania Twain’s All-Time Billboard Chart Record

Luke Combs Is 1 Week Shy of Shania Twain’s All-Time Billboard Chart Record

Luke Combs is inching closer to one of country music’s most impressive records. Once again this week, Luke’s 2017 debut album, This One’s for You, is No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with sales of 19,000 units, according to Nielsen Music. The double-Platinum album, which has moved 2 million units according to the…MORE

Matt Stell Scores First No. 1 Single With “Prayed for You”

Matt Stell Scores First No. 1 Single With “Prayed for You”

Matt Stell’s debut single, “Prayed for You,” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week. Penned by Matt, Allison Veltz and Ash Bowers, “Prayed for You” is featured on Matt’s 2019 debut EP, Everywhere But On. Matt is the fist artist to reach No. 1 with a debut single since Jimmie Allen’s…MORE

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Sophomore Symphony

Sophomore Symphony

Russell Dickerson will release his sophomore album, Southern Symphony, on Dec. 4. The 10-song project features his recent No. 1 lead single, “Love You Like I Used To.” photo by TCD