Florida Georgia Line Is First Country Act to Top Radio Songs Chart Since Lady Antebellum in 2010

The duo's "Meant to Be," with Bebe Rexha, rises to No. 1.

Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line's crossover hit, "Meant to Be" leads Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart (dated April 14) for a 19th week, tying Leroy Van Dyke's "Walk On By" in 1961-62 for the third-longest command in the ranking's 59-year history.

FGL also boasts the second-longest dominance, 24 weeks for its debut hit, "Cruise," in 2012-13, which trails only the all-time leader, Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road" (34 weeks, 2017).

Meanwhile, on the all-genre Radio Songs chart, "Meant" moves 2-1 (131 million in audience, up 7 percent, in the week ending April 8, according to Nielsen Music), marking the list's first No. 1 for a country act since Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now," which reigned for two weeks in 2010.

Only one other title by a core country act has ruled Radio Songs with a country hit, dating to the chart's 1990 inception: Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me," for two weeks in 2009 (before her all-out segue to pop on her 2014 album 1989).

"Meant" lifts 3-2 on both the Pop Songs and Adult Pop Songs airplay charts and holds at No. 3 on Country Airplay.

'GOOD' GOING: Luke Bryan's "Most People Are Good" crowns Country Airplay for a third week (43.3 million, down less than 1 percent). The song is the chart's first three-week No. 1 since Brett Young's "Like I Loved You," which led for three frames starting Jan. 3.

"Good" ties "Crash My Party" (2013) for the second-longest-leading of Bryan's 19 No. 1s, after "Play It Again," which reigned for four weeks in 2014.

NEW TOP 10s: Dan + Shay notch their fifth Hot Country Songs top 10, as "Tequila" rises 12-9. It gains by 5 percent gain to 8.5 million U.S. streams.

Luke Combs collects his third Hot Country Songs top 10, as "One Number Away" rolls 11-10. It climbs 15-13 on Country Airplay (20.7 million, up 12 percent).

Plus, Darius Rucker banks his 11th Country Airplay top 10, as "For the First Time" pushes 11-9 (26.7 million, up 6 percent), and Blake Shelton scores his 30th top 10, as "I Lived It" lifts 12-10 (23.4 million, down less than 1 percent).

CHESNEY CHARTS: "Get Along," Kenny Chesney's 88th Country Airplay entry (second only to George Strait's 98) and his first single for Warner Music Nashville, debuts at No. 19 (11.5 million impressions). He logs his fourth-highest start and best since "Feel Like a Rock Star," with Tim McGraw (No. 13,


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