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Jana Kramer Puts Country Radio on Blast, But Did She Get Her Facts Accurate?

Jana Kramer Puts Country Radio on Blast, But Did She Get Her Facts Accurate?

Jana Kramer put country radio on blast in a Twitter post on April 19, claiming RaeLynn’s “Love Triangle” has outsold the past two No. 1 songs, despite struggling on the charts. Let’s take a look at Jana’s post below . . . and then dissect it for accuracy. Love Triangle by @RaeLynn sold more than…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

Who Are the Most Marketable Country Stars? Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, According to Nielsen

Who Are the Most Marketable Country Stars? Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, According to Nielsen

In addition to monitoring radio airplay, online streaming and music consumer behavior, Nielsen is the authority in tracking what music people are buying both in-store and digitally. That’s why outlets like Nash Country Daily and Billboard, among others, often cite Nielsen’s statistics in its articles and charts. An interesting stat that NCD came across this…MORE

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Grammy Time

Grammy Time

The 62nd Grammy Awards will air live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Jan. 26 on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.