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The 10 Most-Streamed Songs of 2016 Include Tunes by Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, FGL, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan & Tim McGraw—But Who’s No. 1?

The 10 Most-Streamed Songs of 2016 Include Tunes by Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, FGL, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan & Tim McGraw—But Who’s No. 1?

While both album sales (-11%) and track sales (-23%) dipped in 2016 compared to 2015’s numbers, audio/video streaming results increased 57% from 14.1 billion streams in 2015 to 22.1 billion streams in 2016, according to Billboard and Nielsen Music. With more than 175 million streams, Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y.” topped the list of the most-streamed…MORE

The 10 Best-Selling Digital Songs of 2016 Include Tunes by Dan + Shay, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini—But Who’s No. 1?

The 10 Best-Selling Digital Songs of 2016 Include Tunes by Dan + Shay, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini—But Who’s No. 1?

According to Billboard and Nielsen Music, individual track sales took a hit in 2016, dropping from 113.9 million units sold in 2015 to 87.5 million units in 2016. Even with the 26.4-million decline, two artists managed to release singles that soared over the 1-million mark: Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y” (1.37 million) and Tim McGraw’s “Humble…MORE

The 10 Best-Selling Country Albums of 2016 Include Blake Shelton, Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood—But Who’s No. 1?

The 10 Best-Selling Country Albums of 2016 Include Blake Shelton, Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood—But Who’s No. 1?

According to Billboard and Nielsen Music, 2016 country albums sales were down 11 percent from 2015. Interestingly enough, the top-selling album of 2016—Chris Stapleton’s Traveller—was released in 2015, and so were two other albums in the Top 10: Thomas Rhett’s Tangled Up and Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller. Sam Hunt’s Montevallo was released in 2014. With sales…MORE

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Hosted by Trisha Yearwood, CMA Country Christmas will air on ABC on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. CT with performances by Chris Young, Lady A, Chris Janson and more.