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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

Zac Brown Band’s “The Owl” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart

Zac Brown Band’s “The Owl” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart

Zac Brown Band’s sixth studio album, The Owl, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. The Owl moved 106,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music, which was also good enough for No. 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart, one spot behind Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding (149,000 units). “We’ve been working tirelessly…MORE

Luke Combs Is 2 Weeks Shy of Shania Twain’s All-Time Billboard Chart Record

Luke Combs Is 2 Weeks 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. The double-Platinum album, which has moved 2 million units according to the RIAA, has now spent 48 weeks at No. 1.…MORE

Luke Combs Inches Closer to Shania Twain’s All-Time Chart Record

Luke Combs Inches Closer to Shania Twain’s All-Time Chart Record

Once again this week, Luke Combs’ 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 46 weeks at No. 1. Only Shania Twain’s Come On Over, which led for 50 weeks from…MORE

Tyler Childers’ “Country Squire” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Tyler Childers’ “Country Squire” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Tyler Childers’ new album, Country Squire, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart this week. Produced by Sturgill Simpson and Dave Ferguson, Country Squire moved 32,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music. The nine-song offering marks the Kentucky native’s first No. 1 album. Tyler’s sophomore album, Purgatory, peaked at No.…MORE

Luke Combs Makes History With 6th Consecutive No. 1 Single “Beer Never Broke My Heart”

Luke Combs Makes History With 6th Consecutive No. 1 Single “Beer Never Broke My Heart”

Luke Combs is breaking his own records. Luke’s current single, “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” ascended to No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart this week. With his latest No. 1 single, Luke is first country artist in history whose first six singles have reached No. 1, following previous chart-toppers “Hurricane,” “When It Rains It…MORE

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Rumor Has It

Rumor Has It

Margo Price released her new album, That’s How Rumors Get Started, on July 10. The 10-song album was co-produced by Sturgill Simpson. photo by TCD