COUNTRY MUSIC THIS WEEK

January 8, 2020

 Welcome to 2020..  Hope you had a really Happy and Fun Holiday Season.. Merry, Merry & Happy, Happy..

As we head into 2020 the most popular song with Country Music Fans and Radio Listeners in the weekly NCC Top 30 Music Poll is Lady Antebellum’s  “What If I Never Get Over You”  which is also the # 1 Favorite song.

  • The # 2 song overall is Chris Young’s “Drowning” . Chris is at # 4 Favorite
  • followed by Trisha Yearwood at # 3 with “Every Girl In this Town”.. Trisha is # 2 Favorite .
  • Justin Moore is at # 4 with “Why We Drink” which is the # 9 Favorite song.
  • and Kenny Chesney rounds out the Top 5 with “Tip Of My Tongue” at # 5 and the # 5 Favorite too..
  • The # 1 “Want To Hear It More” song over the last 7 days is Trisha’s “Every Girl”.

 The Hottest NEW song is Craig Morgan’s “The Father, My Son And The Holy Ghost” debuting at # 6 overall and as the # 5 Favorite Song for the week.. The song does not appear in the Billboard Country Airplay Chart.

  • The # 1 played song on radio in the Billboard Country Airplay Chart is Dustin Lynch’s “Ridin’ Roads”..
  • “Even Though I’m Leaving” from Luke Combs is at # 2
  • Lady Antebellum is at # 3 with “What If I Never Get Over You”
  • Dan & Shay’s “10,000 Hours” with help from Justin Bieber is at # 4
  • The # 5 song at Billboard is “Heartache Medication” from Jon Pardi..

 The TOP 5 “Favorite NEW” songs with Listeners and fans are;

  1. “The Weight Of The Badge” / George Strait
  2. “Somebody Like That” / Tenille Arts
  3. “Everywhere But On” / Matt Stell
  4. Head Over Heels” / Runaway June
  5. “One Night Standards” / Ashley McBryde

 Rascal Flatts dropped a bomb on Music Row this week, announcing their final and farewell tour.. The boys are Hangin’ it up after a 20 year Superstar career..

Read the full story and see the tour dates scheduled so far HERE

 Kenny Chesney is NOT slowing down in 2020.. He has already scheduled 22 Stadium shows and 18 Amphitheatres for his “Chillaxifacation” tour.. Get the whole story and all the scheduled locations HERE

 BROOKS & DUNN CAP OFF A  MOMENTOUS YEAR WITH GRAMMY-NOMINATION, COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION, CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM AND MORE..   Get the full story HERE..

How can you help your favorite artists and songs?

 Help “Big Time” by Purchasing  your favorite songs, Streaming your favorite songs and by  telling your local Country Radio station about your favorite songs and artists.. If they are NOT playing the song ask them to play it and if they are playing the song as them to play it more. I know most think radio does not really listen BUT they do..  Listener input is important.. It Really is!  DO IT !

 John Hart

NCC Editor & Publisher

hart@bullsi.com

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