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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
13
WEEKS ON CHART
The River
Songwriter(s)
V.Shaw, T.G.Brooks
Producer(s)
A.Reynolds
Imprint/Promotion Label
Liberty
Gains in performance

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Garth Brooks The River Billboard Hot Country Songs
The River
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Shaw, T.G.Brooks
Producer(s):
A.Reynolds
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
2
Wynonna I Saw The Light Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Saw The Light
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Angelle, A.Gold
Producer(s):
T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Curb
3
John Anderson When It Comes To You Billboard Hot Country Songs
When It Comes To You
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Knopfler
Producer(s):
J.Stroud, J.Anderson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BNA
4
Alabama Take A Little Trip Billboard Hot Country Songs
Take A Little Trip
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Rogers, M.Wright
Producer(s):
J.Leo, L.M.Lee, Alabama
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
Brooks & Dunn Boot Scootin' Boogie Billboard Hot Country Songs
Boot Scootin' Boogie
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Dunn
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, D.Cook, B.Tankersley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
6
Billy Dean Billy The Kid Billboard Hot Country Songs
Billy The Kid
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Dean, P.Nelson
Producer(s):
C.Howard, T.shapiro
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty | SBK
7
Mary Chapin Carpenter I Feel Lucky Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Feel Lucky
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.C.Carpenter, D.Schlitz
Producer(s):
J.Jennings, M.C.Carpenter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
8
Alan Jackson Midnight In Montgomery Billboard Hot Country Songs
Midnight In Montgomery
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Jackson, D.Sampson
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, K.Stegall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
9
Clint Black We Tell Ourselves Billboard Hot Country Songs
We Tell Ourselves
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Black, H.Nicholas
Producer(s):
J.Stroud, C.Black
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
10
Joe Diffie Ships That Don't Come In Billboard Hot Country Songs
Ships That Don't Come In
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Nelson, D.Gibson
Producer(s):
B.Montgomery, J.Slate
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
Marty Stuart & Travis Tritt This One's Gonna Hurt You Billboard Hot Country Songs
This One's Gonna Hurt You
Marty Stuart & Travis Tritt
18  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Stuart
Producer(s):
R.Bennett, T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
Tanya Tucker If Your Heart Ain't Busy Tonight Billboard Hot Country Songs
If Your Heart Ain't Busy Tonight
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Shapiro, C.Waters
Producer(s):
J.Crutchfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
13
Mark Chesnutt I'll Think Of Something Billboard Hot Country Songs
I'll Think Of Something
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Foster, B.Rice
Producer(s):
M.Wright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
14
Lorrie Morgan Something In Red Billboard Hot Country Songs
Something In Red
16  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Kaset
Producer(s):
R.Landis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
15
Michelle Wright Take It Like A Man Billboard Hot Country Songs
Take It Like A Man
10  Last
10  Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Haselden
Producer(s):
S.Bogard, R.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
16
Tracy Lawrence Runnin' Behind Billboard Hot Country Songs
Runnin' Behind
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.M.Hill, M.D. Sanders
Producer(s):
J.Stroud
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
17
Suzy Bogguss Aces Billboard Hot Country Songs
Aces
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Wheeler
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, S.Bogguss
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
18
Dwight Yoakam The Heart That You Own Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Heart That You Own
20  Last
18  Peak
14  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Yoakam
Producer(s):
P.Anderson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
19
Vince Gill I Still Believe In You Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Still Believe In You
28  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Gill, J.B.Jarvis
Producer(s):
T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
20
Billy Ray Cyrus Achy Breaky Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
Achy Breaky Heart
15  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Von Tress
Producer(s):
J.Scaife, J.Cotton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
21
Shenandoah Rock My Baby Billboard Hot Country Songs
Rock My Baby
12  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Spencer, P.Whitley, C.Wright
Producer(s):
R.Byrne, K.Stegall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
22
Steve Wariner A Woman Loves Billboard Hot Country Songs
A Woman Loves
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Bogard, R.Giles
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, T.DuBois
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
23
Reba McEntire The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia
14  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Russell
Producer(s):
T.Brown, R.McEntire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
24
Hal Ketchum Five O' Clock World Billboard Hot Country Songs
Five O' Clock World
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Reynolds
Producer(s):
A.Reynolds, J.Rooney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb
25
Lee Roy Parnell What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am Billboard Hot Country Songs
What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am
26  Last
25  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Carmichael, G.Griffin
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, B.Beckett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
26
Diamond Rio Norma Jean Riley Billboard Hot Country Songs
Norma Jean Riley
21  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Powell, D.Truman, R.Honey
Producer(s):
M.Powell, T.DuBois
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
27
McBride & The Ride Sacred Ground Billboard Hot Country Songs
Sacred Ground
23  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Rust, K.Brooks
Producer(s):
S.Gibson, T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
28
Billy Ray Cyrus Could've Been Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
Could've Been Me
37  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Nielsen, M.Powell
Producer(s):
J.Scaife, J.Cotton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
29
Aaron Tippin I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way
33  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Tippin, B.Curry
Producer(s):
E.Gordy,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
30
The Remingtons Two-Timin' Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
Two-Timin' Me
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Mainegra, R.Yancey, J.Griffin
Producer(s):
L.M.Lee, J.Leo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BNA
31
The Bellamy Brothers Cowboy Beat Billboard Hot Country Songs
Cowboy Beat
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Bellamy, J.Beland
Producer(s):
H.Bellamy, D.Bellamy, E.Seay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Intersound | Bellamy Brothers
32
Doug Stone Warning Labels Billboard Hot Country Songs
Warning Labels
40  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Williams, O.Turman
Producer(s):
D.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
33
Trisha Yearwood The Woman Before Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Woman Before Me
27  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnston
Producer(s):
G.Fundis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
34
Ricky Van Shelton Backroads Billboard Hot Country Songs
Backroads
30  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Majors
Producer(s):
S.Buckingham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
35
Little Texas You And Forever And Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
You And Forever And Me
39  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Howell, S.Harris
Producer(s):
J.Stroud, C.DiNapoli, D.Grau
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
36
George Strait Gone As A Girl Can Get Billboard Hot Country Songs
Gone As A Girl Can Get
29  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.M.Lane
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, G.Strait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Sammy Kershaw Yard Sale Billboard Hot Country Songs
Yard Sale
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Bastian, D.Blackwell
Producer(s):
B.Cannon, N.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
38
Rodney Crowell What Kind Of Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
What Kind Of Love
42  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Crowell, W.Jennings, R.Orbison
Producer(s):
L.Klein
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
39
Doug Stone Come In Out Of The Pain Billboard Hot Country Songs
Come In Out Of The Pain
35  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Dfrimmer, F.J.Myers
Producer(s):
D.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
40
George Strait So Much Like My Dad Billboard Hot Country Songs
So Much Like My Dad
45  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Moman, B.Emmons
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, G.Strait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
Ronnie Milsap All Is Fair In Love And War Billboard Hot Country Songs
All Is Fair In Love And War
41  Last
11  Peak
18  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Nichols, R.Byrne
Producer(s):
R.Milsap, R.Galbraith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
42
Pirates Of The Mississippi Too Much Billboard Hot Country Songs
Too Much
46  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Clark, L.R.Parnell
Producer(s):
J.Bowen, R.Alves
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
43
Diamond Rio Nowhere Bound Billboard Hot Country Songs
Nowhere Bound
50  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Powell, J.Medders
Producer(s):
M.Powell, T.DuBois
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
44
Paul Overstreet Me And My Baby Billboard Hot Country Songs
Me And My Baby
52  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Overstreet, P.Davis
Producer(s):
B.Bannister, P.Overstreet
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
45
Michael White Familiar Ground Billboard Hot Country Songs
Familiar Ground
51  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Lancaster, M.White
Producer(s):
R.Byrne, A.Shulman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
46
Dennis Robbins Home Sweet Home Billboard Hot Country Songs
Home Sweet Home
44  Last
34  Peak
12  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Robbins, J.S.Sherrill, B.DiPiero
Producer(s):
R.Landis, J.Stroud
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant
47
Dixiana That's What I'm Working On Tonight Billboard Hot Country Songs
That's What I'm Working On Tonight
55  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Williams, N.Williams, M.W.Francis
Producer(s):
B.Montgomery
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
48
Martina McBride The Time Has Come Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Time Has Come
43  Last
23  Peak
13  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Wilson, S.Longacre
Producer(s):
P.Worley, E.Seay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
49
Chris LeDoux Whatcha Gonna Do With A Cowboy Billboard Hot Country Songs
Whatcha Gonna Do With A Cowboy
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.G.Brooks, M.D. Sanders
Producer(s):
A.Reynolds, J.Crutchfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liberty
50
Clinton Gregory She Takes The Sad Out Of Saturday Night Billboard Hot Country Songs
She Takes The Sad Out Of Saturday Night
54  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Ryle, B.Henderson
Producer(s):
R.Pennington
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Step One
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