Danielle Bradbery, Band Perry Shine On Country Charts

Florida Georgia Line

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As reported yesterday, Florida Georgia Line matches the all-time record for the most weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, as the duo's debut single "Cruise" notches a 21st cumulative week at the summit. With its latest week on top, the song enters a four-way tie for the longest chart-topping run in the chart's 69-year history.
 
Check out full details of the record-tying coronation here and visit Billboard.com next Wednesday (July 31) to see if "Cruise" can claim the milestone all to itself when highlights of next week's chart will be revealed.
 

NEW VOICE: Danielle Bradbery posts her highest debut so far on Hot Country Songs, as her first radio-promoted single, "The Heart of Dixie," snares the Hot Shot Debut at No. 16. The track arrives with 78,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a new best sum for the teen singer.
 
The recent winner of NBC's "The Voice" racked up 10 show-driven charted titles from May through July, thanks to digital sales, with her previous best start, peak and sales week logged via her version of Sara Evans' "Born to Fly," which opened at No. 20 (68,000) the week of July 6.
 
WHAT'S 'DONE' IS ONE: The Band Perry claims its first set of two straight leaders on the Country Airplay tally, as "DONE." steps 2-1 in its 21st chart week. It's the act's fourth No. 1 overall, and its second-quickest chart-topping climb, outpaced only by previous leader "Better Dig Two," which needed 15 weeks to spend the first of two weeks at No. 1 (Feb. 23).
 
The sibling threesome first topped the Nielsen BDS-driven chart with "If I Die Young," which reigned in its 29th week (Dec. 11, 2010), followed by "All Your Life," which peaked in its 28th frame and spent two weeks on top in February 2012.
 
While the trio dominates Country Airplay, Zac Brown Band's "Jump Right In" steps 3-2, marking the first time in more than a year that pair of groups occupy the top two positions. On the May 12, 2012, chart, Rascal Flatts' "Banjo" and Lady Antebellum's "Dancin' Away With My Heart" ranked at Nos. 1 and 2, respectively.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT: Keith Urban cracks the Country Airplay top 10 for the first time in almost a year, as "Little Bit of Everything" shoots 11-9. He'd most recently crossed the top 10 threshold with "For You," which entered the upper tier on the Aug. 11, 2012, chart on its way to a No. 6 peak five weeks later.
 
"Everything" brings Urban's career top 10 count to 29, a total which includes 14 No. 1s. He last led the list with "You Gonna Fly," which spent two weeks at the pinnacle in March 2012.
 
The new single introduces Urban's seventh solo studio album, "Fuse," due Sept. 10. The set is Urban's first since "Get Closer," which debuted at No. 2 on the Top Country Albums chart dated Dec. 4, 2010, and has sold 743,000 copies to date.

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