Poll: Unofficially, It Was A 'Redneck' Summer
With the season waning, music fans have identified Gretchen Wilson's "Redneck Woman" as the unofficial anthem of the summer. The country newcomer's trailer park theme pulled in 25% of 8,626 votes in aWith the season waning, music fans have identified Gretchen Wilson's "Redneck Woman" as the unofficial anthem of the summer. The country newcomer's trailer park theme pulled in 25% of 8,626 votes in a Billboard.com poll, besting her nearest competitor by a healthy margin.
A former No. 1 track on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, "Redneck Woman" stems from Wilson's debut Epic Nashville album, "Here for the Party." Released in May, the set bowed at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and No. 2 on The Billboard 200. It has sold 1.7 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Runner-up in the poll was modern rock act Modest Mouse's "Float On," with 17% of the vote. Terror Squad's "Lean Back" pulled in third with 11%.
Here are the full results of the unofficial summer anthem poll:
"Redneck Woman" (Gretchen Wilson): 25%
"Float On" (Modest Mouse): 17%
"Lean Back" (Terror Squad): 11%
"This Love" (Maroon5): 7%
"Let's Get It Started" (Black Eyed Peas): 6%
"Pieces of Me" (Ashlee Simpson): 5%
"The Reason" (Hoobastank): 5%
"Burn" (Usher): 4%
"Turn Me On" (Kevin Lyttle featuring Spragga Benz): 4%
"Breaking the Habit" (Linkin Park): 3%
"Move Ya Body" (Nina Sky featuring Jabba): 3%
"Slither" (Velvet Revolver): 3%
"Heaven" (Los Lonely Boys): 2%
"Leave (Get Out)" (JoJo): 2%
"Sunshine" (Lil' Flip featuring Lea): 1%
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