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Billboard Reveals 2018’s Top 10 Country Artists, Singles, Albums & More

Billboard Reveals 2018’s Top 10 Country Artists, Singles, Albums & More

As 2018 begins to wind down, Billboard has released its top listening trends of the year, including the most-played country artists, singles, albums and more. Check out a few of Billboard’s Top 10 lists below. For more comprehensive lists, visit billboard.com. 2018 Top Country Airplay Songs “Heaven” | Kane Brown “Get Along” | Kenny Chesney…MORE

Still Spinning

Still Spinning

For the second consecutive week, Luke Combs’ debut single, “Hurricane,” is No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. Luke is the first solo male artist to accomplish that feat with his debut single since Darius Rucker in 2008 with “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It.”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

Keith Urban’s “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Becomes Just the Third Song to Top All FOUR Billboard Country Charts

Keith Urban’s “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Becomes Just the Third Song to Top All FOUR Billboard Country Charts

Last week we reported that Keith Urban’s “Blue Ain’t Your Color” tripled-up by simultaneously occupying the top spot on three Billboard charts: Country Airplay, Hot Country Songs (airplay/sales/streaming) and Country Digital Song Sales. Well, this week Keith has homered as “Blue Ain’t Your Color” simultaneously occupies the top spot on all four of Billboard’s Nielsen…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

Garth Brooks Accomplishes a Feat of Garth-onian Proportions

Garth Brooks Accomplishes a Feat of Garth-onian Proportions

For the first time in nearly a quarter-century, a country artist has three of the Top 5 albums on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. His name? Mr. Garth “The Thunder Rolls” Brooks. According to Billboard, Garth holds slots No. 2, 3 and 4 on the chart with Christmas Together, the Christmas Together/Gunslinger boxed set and…MORE

Dolly Parton Back on Top With First No. 1 Album in More Than 25 Years

Dolly Parton Back on Top With First No. 1 Album in More Than 25 Years

The pure and simple fact of the matter? After more than 25 years, Dolly Parton has a Billboard No. 1 album, Pure & Simple. The Tennessee songstress topped the charts for the first time since her album Eagle When She Flies peaked at No. 1 in May 1991. According to Nielsen, Pure & Simple sold…MORE

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ACM Awards

ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music announced that the 55th ACM Awards will air live on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. photo by AFF-USA.com