Tag Archives: 2016 Year in Review

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

Year in Review: Country Stars We Lost in 2016

Year in Review: Country Stars We Lost in 2016

It’s never easy to lose someone and it’s especially hard when those people have made an impact on our lives. 2016 saw the passing of 10 country artists who have touched our lives with their music, including legendary artists Merle Haggard and Ralph Stanley and those we lost way too soon like Joey Feek and…MORE

Year in Review: Country’s Top 5 Stage Falls of 2016

Year in Review: Country’s Top 5 Stage Falls of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close and we look back fondly over the year in country music, we noticed that quite a few country stars have taken a spill onstage in 2016. Five falls stood out to us this year and because no one was mortally wounded, we can look back at these falls as…MORE

Year in Review: 2016 Babies

Year in Review: 2016 Babies

2016 was the Year of the Baby in country music. Country stars sure were getting busy bringing new life into the world. In January, LOCASH’s Preston Brust and wife Kristen welcomed daughter Love Lily, making her the first country music baby of the year—but not the last. From Jana Kramer and Charles Kelly to the…MORE

Year in Review: 2016 Weddings

Year in Review: 2016 Weddings

Your invitation may have gotten lost in the mail, but don’t worry, we have all you need to know about the country music weddings that took place this past year. From RaeLynn and Cam to Randy Houser and Tyler Farr, Nash Country Daily takes a look back at the weddings that happened on our watch…MORE

Year In Review: The 15 Top Videos of 2016

Year In Review: The 15 Top Videos of 2016

It’s time to rewind and take a look back at the 15 Top Videos from 2016. Enjoy! 15. “You Look Like I Need a Drink” – Justin Moore Director: Shane Drake 14. “Wanna Be That Song” – Brett Eldredge Director: Dustin Riker 13. “’80s Mercedes” – Maren Morris Director: Alon Isocianu 12. “Head Over Boots”…MORE

Daily Dose

Raising Kane

Raising Kane

Kane Brown will make his late-night television debut tonight (Jan. 23) on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Tune in at 12:35 p.m. ET on NBC.

Bach Party

Bach Party

Chris Lane will perform his current single, “For Her,” on The Bachelor tonight (Jan. 23). Tune in to ABC at 8 p.m. ET.