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This week's most popular country songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music.

HOT COUNTRY SONGS

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
15
WEEKS ON CHART
I Don't Mind The Thorns (If You're The Rose)
Songwriter(s)
J.Buckingham, L.Young
Producer(s)
J.Crutchfield
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA

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Lee Greenwood I Don't Mind The Thorns (If You're The Rose) Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Don't Mind The Thorns (If You're The Rose)
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Buckingham, L.Young
Producer(s):
J.Crutchfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
2
Earl Thomas Conley Nobody Falls Like A Fool Billboard Hot Country Songs
Nobody Falls Like A Fool
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.McCann, M.Wright
Producer(s):
N.Larkin, E.T.Conley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
The Bellamy Brothers Lie To You For Your Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
Lie To You For Your Love
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Miller, D.Bellamy, H.Bellamy, J.Barry
Producer(s):
E.Gordy,Jr., J.Bowen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Curb
4
George Strait The Chair Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Chair
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Cochran, D.Dillon
Producer(s):
J.Bowen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
5
Mel McDaniel Stand Up Billboard Hot Country Songs
Stand Up
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Channel, Rector, J.S.Throckmorton
Producer(s):
J.Kennedy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
6
The Judds Have Mercy Billboard Hot Country Songs
Have Mercy
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Kennerley
Producer(s):
B.Maher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Curb
7
Ricky Skaggs You Make Me Feel Like A Man Billboard Hot Country Songs
You Make Me Feel Like A Man
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Rowan
Producer(s):
R.Skaggs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
8
Kenny Rogers Morning Desire Billboard Hot Country Songs
Morning Desire
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Loggins
Producer(s):
G.Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
Janie Fricke Somebody Else's Fire Billboard Hot Country Songs
Somebody Else's Fire
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Kennedy, P.Rose, P.Bunch
Producer(s):
B.Montgomery
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Sawyer Brown Betty's Bein' Bad Billboard Hot Country Songs
Betty's Bein' Bad
13  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Chapman
Producer(s):
R.L.Scruggs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Capitol/Curb
11
Rosanne Cash Never Be You Billboard Hot Country Songs
Never Be You
15  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.E.Petty, B.Tench
Producer(s):
R.Crowell, D.Thoener
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
Reba McEntire Only In My Mind Billboard Hot Country Songs
Only In My Mind
19  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.McEntire
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, R.McEntire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
13
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Home Again In My Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
Home Again In My Heart
18  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Leo, W.Waldman
Producer(s):
M.Morgan, P.Worley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
14
Dan Seals Bop Billboard Hot Country Songs
Bop
20  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Kimball, P.Davis
Producer(s):
K.Lehning
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
15
Gail Davies Break Away Billboard Hot Country Songs
Break Away
17  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Nicholson, W.Holyfield
Producer(s):
G.Davies, L.Sklar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
16
The Statler Brothers Too Much On My Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
Too Much On My Heart
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Fortune
Producer(s):
J.Kennedy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
17
Eddie Rabbitt A World Without Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
A World Without Love
22  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Stevens, E.Rabbitt, P.Galdston
Producer(s):
P.Ramone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
18
Gene Watson Memories To Burn Billboard Hot Country Songs
Memories To Burn
24  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Robb, D.Kirby
Producer(s):
G.Watson, L.Booth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
Johnny Lee They Never Had To Get Over You Billboard Hot Country Songs
They Never Had To Get Over You
21  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.McGuire, M.McGuire
Producer(s):
B.Logan, R.McCallister
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
20
Don Williams It's Time For Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
It's Time For Love
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.McDill, H.Moore
Producer(s):
D.Williams, G.Fundis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
The Forester Sisters Just In Case Billboard Hot Country Songs
Just In Case
26  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.P.Pennington, S.Lemaire
Producer(s):
J.L.Wallace, T.skinner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
22
Restless Heart (Back To The) Heartbreak Kid Billboard Hot Country Songs
(Back To The) Heartbreak Kid
27  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.DuBois, V.Stephenson
Producer(s):
T.DuBois, S.Hendricks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
John Conlee Old School Billboard Hot Country Songs
Old School
29  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Schlitz, R.Smith
Producer(s):
B.Logan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
24
Juice Newton Hurt Billboard Hot Country Songs
Hurt
30  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Crane, A.Jacobs
Producer(s):
R.Landis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
25
Gary Morris I'll Never Stop Loving You Billboard Hot Country Songs
I'll Never Stop Loving You
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Loggins, J.D.Martin
Producer(s):
J.E.Norman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
26
T. Graham Brown I Tell It Like It Used To Be Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Tell It Like It Used To Be
31  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Hellard, Garvin, Jones
Producer(s):
B.Logan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Conway Twitty The Legend And The Man Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Legend And The Man
32  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Putman, R.Hellard, B.Jones
Producer(s):
C.Twitty, D.Henry, R.Treat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
28
Jimmy Buffett If The Phone Doesn't Ring,It's Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
If The Phone Doesn't Ring,It's Me
16  Last
16  Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Buffett, W.Jennings, M.Utley
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, M.Utley, T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
29
Crystal Gayle And Gary Morris Makin' Up For Lost Time (The Dallas Lovers' Song) Billboard Hot Country Songs
Makin' Up For Lost Time (The Dallas Lovers' Song)
Crystal Gayle And Gary Morris
39  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner
30
Marie Osmond There's No Stopping Your Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
There's No Stopping Your Heart
37  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Brook, C.Karp
Producer(s):
P.Worley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Capitol/Curb
31
T.G. Sheppard Doncha Billboard Hot Country Songs
Doncha
14  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Aldridge
Producer(s):
R.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
32
Willie Nelson Me & Paul Billboard Hot Country Songs
Me & Paul
25  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Nelson
Producer(s):
W.Nelson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
33
Billy Joe Royal Burned Like A Rocket Billboard Hot Country Songs
Burned Like A Rocket
38  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Burr
Producer(s):
N.Larkin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Atlantic America
34
Hank Williams Jr. This Ain't Dallas Billboard Hot Country Songs
This Ain't Dallas
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Williams,Jr.
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, H.Williams,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Curb
35
Chance She Told Me Yes Billboard Hot Country Songs
She Told Me Yes
40  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Crosby
Producer(s):
B.Arledge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
36
Steve Wariner You Can Dream Of Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
You Can Dream Of Me
42  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Wariner, J.Hall
Producer(s):
T.Brown, J.Bowen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Exile Hang On To Your Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
Hang On To Your Heart
28  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Lemaire, J.P.Pennington
Producer(s):
B.Killen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
38
The Oak Ridge Boys Come On In (You Did The Best You Could) Billboard Hot Country Songs
Come On In (You Did The Best You Could)
47  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Giles, G.Green
Producer(s):
R.Chancey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
39
The Whites I Don't Want To Get Over You Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Don't Want To Get Over You
44  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Braddock, R.Van Hoy, D.Allen
Producer(s):
R.Skaggs, M.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
40
Neil Young Get Back To The Country Billboard Hot Country Songs
Get Back To The Country
35  Last
33  Peak
10  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Young
Producer(s):
N.Young, B.Keith, D.Briggs, E.Mayor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Geffen
41
Waylon Jennings The Devil's On The Loose Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Devil's On The Loose
49  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Willoughby
Producer(s):
J.Bridges, G.Scruggs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
42
Mac Davis I Feel The Country Callin' Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Feel The Country Callin' Me
34  Last
34  Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Richie, S.Davis
Producer(s):
J.Bowen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
43
Glen Campbell It's Just A Matter Of Time Billboard Hot Country Songs
It's Just A Matter Of Time
55  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Otis, B.Benton, B.Hendricks
Producer(s):
H.Shedd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Atlantic America
44
George Jones The One I Loved Back Then (The Corvette Song) Billboard Hot Country Songs
The One I Loved Back Then (The Corvette Song)
56  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
78
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Gentry
Producer(s):
B.Sherrill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
45
Alabama Can't Keep A Good Man Down Billboard Hot Country Songs
Can't Keep A Good Man Down
33  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Corbin
Producer(s):
H.Shedd, Alabama
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
46
Charly McClain/Wayne Massey You Are My Music, You Are My Song Billboard Hot Country Songs
You Are My Music, You Are My Song
Charly McClain/Wayne Massey
57  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Erwin, J.Carter
Producer(s):
N.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
47
Sylvia & Michael Johnson I Love You By Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Love You By Heart
Sylvia & Michael Johnson
54  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Gillespie, S.Webb
Producer(s):
B.Maher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
48
John Anderson Down In Tennessee Billboard Hot Country Songs
Down In Tennessee
59  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Holyfield
Producer(s):
J.Anderson, L.Bradley, J.E.Norman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
49
Southern Pacific Perfect Stranger Billboard Hot Country Songs
Perfect Stranger
58  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Goodman, J.McFee
Producer(s):
J.E.Norman, Southern Pacific, B.Hartman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
50
Highwaymen Desperados Waiting For A Train Billboard Hot Country Songs
Desperados Waiting For A Train
36  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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