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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Keep It Between The Lines
Songwriter(s)
R.Smith, K.Louvin
Producer(s)
S.Buckingham
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia
Gains in performance

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Ricky Van Shelton Keep It Between The Lines Billboard Hot Country Songs
Keep It Between The Lines
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Smith, K.Louvin
Producer(s):
S.Buckingham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
2
Joe Diffie New Way (To Light Up An Old Flame) Billboard Hot Country Songs
New Way (To Light Up An Old Flame)
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Wilson, J.Diffie
Producer(s):
B.Montgomery, J.Slate
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
Diamond Rio Mirror Mirror Billboard Hot Country Songs
Mirror Mirror
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.DiPiero, J.Jarrard, M.D. Sanders
Producer(s):
M.Powell, T.DuBois
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
4
Alan Jackson Someday Billboard Hot Country Songs
Someday
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Jackson, J.McBride
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, K.Stegall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
5
Paul Overstreet Ball And Chain Billboard Hot Country Songs
Ball And Chain
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Overstreet, D.Schlitz
Producer(s):
B.Bannister, P.Overstreet
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
6
Sawyer Brown The Walk Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Walk
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Miller
Producer(s):
R.Scruggs, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb
7
Travis Tritt Anymore Billboard Hot Country Songs
Anymore
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Tritt, J.Colucci
Producer(s):
G.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
8
Clint Black Where Are You Now Billboard Hot Country Songs
Where Are You Now
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Black, H.Nicholas
Producer(s):
J.Stroud
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
Doug Stone I Thought It Was You Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Thought It Was You
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Mensy, G.Harrison
Producer(s):
D.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
10
Garth Brooks Rodeo Billboard Hot Country Songs
Rodeo
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Bastian
Producer(s):
A.Reynolds
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
11
Lionel Cartwright Leap Of Faith Billboard Hot Country Songs
Leap Of Faith
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Cartwright
Producer(s):
B.Beckett, T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
Mark Chesnutt Your Love Is A Miracle Billboard Hot Country Songs
Your Love Is A Miracle
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Kenner, M.Wright
Producer(s):
M.Wright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
13
Keith Whitley & Earl Thomas Conley Brotherly Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
Brotherly Love
Keith Whitley & Earl Thomas Conley
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Stewart, T.Nichols
Producer(s):
B.Mevis, G.Fundis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
14
Mike Reid As Simple As That Billboard Hot Country Songs
As Simple As That
15  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.B.Reid, A.Shamblin
Producer(s):
S.Buckingham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
Pam Tillis Put Yourself In My Place Billboard Hot Country Songs
Put Yourself In My Place
17  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Jackson, P.Tillis
Producer(s):
P.Worley, E.Seay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
16
Marty Stuart Tempted Billboard Hot Country Songs
Tempted
19  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Kennerley, M.Stuart
Producer(s):
R.Bennett, T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
17
Trisha Yearwood Like We Never Had A Broken Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
Like We Never Had A Broken Heart
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.G.Brooks, P.Alger
Producer(s):
G.Fundis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
18
Lorrie Morgan A Picture Of Me (Without You) Billboard Hot Country Songs
A Picture Of Me (Without You)
16  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Wilson, G.Richey
Producer(s):
R.Landis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
Dwight Yoakam Nothing's Changed Here Billboard Hot Country Songs
Nothing's Changed Here
18  Last
18  Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Yoakam, K.Lazarides
Producer(s):
P.Anderson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
20
Patty Loveless Hurt Me Bad (In A Real Good Way) Billboard Hot Country Songs
Hurt Me Bad (In A Real Good Way)
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Allen, R.Van Hoy
Producer(s):
E.Gordy,Jr., T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
Randy Travis Forever Together Billboard Hot Country Songs
Forever Together
26  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Travis, A.Jackson
Producer(s):
K.Lehning
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
22
Alabama Then Again Billboard Hot Country Songs
Then Again
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Bowles, J.Silbar
Producer(s):
J.Leo, L.M.Lee, Alabama
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Brooks & Dunn Brand New Man Billboard Hot Country Songs
Brand New Man
13  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Cook, R.Dunn, K.Brooks
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, D.Cook
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
24
Conway Twitty She's Got A Man On Her Mind Billboard Hot Country Songs
She's Got A Man On Her Mind
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Wright, B.Spencer
Producer(s):
C.Twitty, D.Henry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
25
Billy Dean You Don't Count The Cost Billboard Hot Country Songs
You Don't Count The Cost
29  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Jones, T.Shapiro, C.Waters
Producer(s):
C.Howard, T.shapiro
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty | SBK
26
B.B. Watson Light At The End Of The Tunnel Billboard Hot Country Songs
Light At The End Of The Tunnel
23  Last
23  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Fagan, K.Williams, M.Williams
Producer(s):
C.Brooks, S.Roberts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BNA
27
Davis Daniel For Crying Out Loud Billboard Hot Country Songs
For Crying Out Loud
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Compton, P.W.Wood
Producer(s):
R.Haffkine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
28
Mary Chapin Carpenter Down At The Twist And Shout Billboard Hot Country Songs
Down At The Twist And Shout
21  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.C.Carpenter
Producer(s):
M.C.Carpenter, J.Jennings
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
29
McBride & The Ride Same Old Star Billboard Hot Country Songs
Same Old Star
28  Last
28  Peak
12  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.McBride, B.Carter, R.Ellsworth, G.Nicholson
Producer(s):
T.Brown, S.Fishell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
30
Tanya Tucker Down To My Last Teardrop Billboard Hot Country Songs
Down To My Last Teardrop
30  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Davis
Producer(s):
J.Crutchfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
31
George Strait You Know Me Better Than That Billboard Hot Country Songs
You Know Me Better Than That
31  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Haselden, A.L.Graham
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, G.Strait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
32
George Strait The Chill Of An Early Fall Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Chill Of An Early Fall
37  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Daniel, G.Peters
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, G.Strait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
33
Garth Brooks Shameless Billboard Hot Country Songs
Shameless
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Joel
Producer(s):
A.Reynolds
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
34
Little Texas Some Guys Have All The Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
Some Guys Have All The Love
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Howell, D.O'Brien
Producer(s):
J.Stroud, C.DiNapoli, D.Grau
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
35
Ronnie Milsap Since I Don't Have You Billboard Hot Country Songs
Since I Don't Have You
32  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Rock, J.Beaumont, The Skyliners
Producer(s):
R.Galbraith, R.Landis, R.Milsap
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
36
George Jones You Couldn't Get The Picture Billboard Hot Country Songs
You Couldn't Get The Picture
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Carter
Producer(s):
K.Lehning
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Suzy Bogguss Someday Soon Billboard Hot Country Songs
Someday Soon
40  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
I.Tyson
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, S.Bogguss
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
38
Alabama Here We Are Billboard Hot Country Songs
Here We Are
34  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.N.Chapman, V.Gill
Producer(s):
J.Leo, L.M.Lee, Alabama
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
39
Ricky Skaggs Life's Too Long (To Live Like This) Billboard Hot Country Songs
Life's Too Long (To Live Like This)
39  Last
39  Peak
10  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Wilson, D.Cook, J.B.Jarvis
Producer(s):
R.Skaggs, M.McAnally
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
40
Reba McEntire For My Broken Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
For My Broken Heart
64  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Hengber, K.Palmer
Producer(s):
T.Brown, R.McEntire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
The Judds John Deere Tractor Billboard Hot Country Songs
John Deere Tractor
41  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Hammond
Producer(s):
B.Maher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Curb
42
Shenandoah When You Were Mine Billboard Hot Country Songs
When You Were Mine
42  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Byrne, G.Nelson
Producer(s):
R.Hall, R.Byrne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
43
Vince Gill Look At Us Billboard Hot Country Songs
Look At Us
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Gill, M.D.Barnes
Producer(s):
T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
44
Highway 101 The Blame Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Blame
45  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Moser, P.Nelson, G.Nelson
Producer(s):
P.Worley, E.Seay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
45
Steve Wariner Leave Him Out Of This Billboard Hot Country Songs
Leave Him Out Of This
47  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Aldridge, S.Longacre
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, T.DuBois
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
46
Rob Crosby Still Burnin' For You Billboard Hot Country Songs
Still Burnin' For You
46  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Crosby
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, T.DuBois
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
47
Vince Gill Liza Jane Billboard Hot Country Songs
Liza Jane
48  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Gill, R.Nielsen
Producer(s):
T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
48
Restless Heart You Can Depend On Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
You Can Depend On Me
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Rogers, J.Griffin
Producer(s):
J.Leo, L.M.Lee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
49
Dolly Parton Silver And Gold Billboard Hot Country Songs
Silver And Gold
49  Last
15  Peak
20  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Perkins, G.Perkins, S.Perkins
Producer(s):
S.Buckingham, G.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
50
Neal McCoy This Time I Hurt Her More (Than She Loves Me) Billboard Hot Country Songs
This Time I Hurt Her More (Than She Loves Me)
53  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Conley, M.Larkin
Producer(s):
N.Larkin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
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