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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
22
WEEKS ON CHART
How Do You Like Me Now?!
Songwriter(s)
T.Keith, C.Cannon
Producer(s)
J.Stroud, T.Keith
Imprint/Promotion Label
DreamWorks

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Toby Keith How Do You Like Me Now?! Billboard Hot Country Songs
How Do You Like Me Now?!
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Keith, C.Cannon
Producer(s):
J.Stroud, T.Keith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DreamWorks
2
George Strait The Best Day Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Best Day
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Chamberlain, D.Dillon
Producer(s):
T.Brown, G.Strait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Nashville
3
Tracy Lawrence Lessons Learned Billboard Hot Country Songs
Lessons Learned
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Lawrence, P.Nelson, L.Boone
Producer(s):
T.Lawrence, F.Anderson, B.Carr
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
4
Martina McBride Love's The Only House Billboard Hot Country Songs
Love's The Only House
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Douglas, B.Cason
Producer(s):
M.McBride, P.Worley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
Clint Black With Steve Wariner Been There Billboard Hot Country Songs
Been There
Clint Black With Steve Wariner
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Black, S.Wariner
Producer(s):
C.Black
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
6
Phil Vassar Carlene Billboard Hot Country Songs
Carlene
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Vassar, C.Black, R.M.Bourke
Producer(s):
B.Gallimore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista Nashville
7
Kenny Rogers With Alison Krauss & Billy Dean Buy Me A Rose Billboard Hot Country Songs
Buy Me A Rose
Kenny Rogers With Alison Krauss & Billy Dean
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Funk, E.Hickenlooper
Producer(s):
K.Rogers, B.Maher, J.McKell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dreamcatcher
8
Faith Hill The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Way You Love Me
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Follese, M.Dulaney
Producer(s):
B.Gallimore, F.Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
WMN | Warner Bros.
9
Andy Griggs She's More Billboard Hot Country Songs
She's More
11  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Hengber, R.Crosby
Producer(s):
D.Malloy, J.G.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
10
Tim McGraw My Best Friend Billboard Hot Country Songs
My Best Friend
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Mayo, B.Luther
Producer(s):
B.Gallimore, J.Stroud, T.McGraw
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb
11
Jo Dee Messina Because You Love Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
Because You Love Me
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Sherrill, K.Lazarides
Producer(s):
T.McGraw, B.Gallimore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb
12
Chely Wright It Was Billboard Hot Country Songs
It Was
13  Last
12  Peak
28  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Burr, M.Wright
Producer(s):
T.Brown, B.Cannon, N.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Nashville
13
Dixie Chicks Cowboy Take Me Away Billboard Hot Country Songs
Cowboy Take Me Away
15  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Maguire, M.Hummon
Producer(s):
B.Chancey, P.Worley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monument
14
Kenny Chesney What I Need To Do Billboard Hot Country Songs
What I Need To Do
16  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Luther, T.Damphier
Producer(s):
B.Cannon, N.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BNA
15
Dixie Chicks Goodbye Earl Billboard Hot Country Songs
Goodbye Earl
17  Last
15  Peak
28  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Linde
Producer(s):
B.Chancey, P.Worley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monument
16
Trisha Yearwood Real Live Woman Billboard Hot Country Songs
Real Live Woman
20  Last
16  Peak
14  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Cryner
Producer(s):
G.Fundis, T.Yearwood
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Nashville
17
Collin Raye Couldn't Last A Moment Billboard Hot Country Songs
Couldn't Last A Moment
19  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Wells, Jeffrey Steele
Producer(s):
D.Huff, C.Raye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
18
Clay Walker The Chain Of Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Chain Of Love
22  Last
18  Peak
18  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Barnett, R.L.Feek
Producer(s):
D.Johnson, C.Walker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
19
Faith Hill Breathe Billboard Hot Country Songs
Breathe
18  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.Lamar, S.Bentley
Producer(s):
B.Gallimore, F.Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
WMN | Warner Bros.
20
Lonestar Smile Billboard Hot Country Songs
Smile
14  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Lindsey, K.Follese
Producer(s):
D.Huff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BNA
21
Mark Wills Back At One Billboard Hot Country Songs
Back At One
12  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.McKnight
Producer(s):
C.Chamberlain
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury
22
Vince Gill Let's Make Sure We Kiss Goodbye Billboard Hot Country Songs
Let's Make Sure We Kiss Goodbye
21  Last
20  Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Gill
Producer(s):
T.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Nashville
23
Yankee Grey Another Nine Minutes Billboard Hot Country Songs
Another Nine Minutes
25  Last
23  Peak
14  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Douglas, B.Crain, T.Buppert
Producer(s):
R.E.Orrall, J.Leo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monument
24
Trace Adkins More Billboard Hot Country Songs
More
27  Last
24  Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McHugh, D.Gray
Producer(s):
T.Bruce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
25
Chad Brock Yes! Billboard Hot Country Songs
Yes!
29  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Brock, S.Smith, J.A.Collins
Producer(s):
N.Wilson, B.Cannon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
WMN | Warner Bros.
26
Clay Davidson Unconditional Billboard Hot Country Songs
Unconditional
28  Last
26  Peak
14  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Hengber, D.Bryant, R.Rutherford
Producer(s):
S.Hendricks, J.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
27
Brad Paisley Me Neither Billboard Hot Country Songs
Me Neither
26  Last
26  Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Paisley, C.DuBois, Austin Outlaw
Producer(s):
F.Rogers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista Nashville
28
Ty Herndon No Mercy Billboard Hot Country Songs
No Mercy
30  Last
28  Peak
13  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Morgan, T.Cerney, S.A.Davis
Producer(s):
J.Scaife
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
29
Jessica Andrews Unbreakable Heart Billboard Hot Country Songs
Unbreakable Heart
24  Last
24  Peak
19  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Tench
Producer(s):
B.Gallimore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DreamWorks
30
Rascal Flatts Prayin' For Daylight Billboard Hot Country Songs
Prayin' For Daylight
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Bogard, R.Giles
Producer(s):
M.Bright, M.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lyric Street
31
Reba McEntire I'll Be Billboard Hot Country Songs
I'll Be
36  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
T.Brown, R.McEntire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Nashville
32
Keith Urban Your Everything Billboard Hot Country Songs
Your Everything
35  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Lindsey, B.Regan
Producer(s):
M.Rollings, K.Urban
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
33
Eric Heatherly Flowers On The Wall Billboard Hot Country Songs
Flowers On The Wall
34  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Dewitt
Producer(s):
K.Stegall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury
34
Jennifer Day The Fun Of Your Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Fun Of Your Love
31  Last
31  Peak
20  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Roboff, B.N.Chapman, J.Day
Producer(s):
R.Byrne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BNA
35
The Judds Stuck In Love Billboard Hot Country Songs
Stuck In Love
40  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.T.Nicholson, K.Patton-Johnston
Producer(s):
G.Nicholson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury | Curb
36
Lee Ann Womack With Sons Of The Desert I Hope You Dance Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Hope You Dance
Lee Ann Womack With Sons Of The Desert
45  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.D. Sanders, T.Sillers
Producer(s):
M.Wright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Nashville
37
The Wilkinsons Jimmy's Got A Girlfriend Billboard Hot Country Songs
Jimmy's Got A Girlfriend
38  Last
34  Peak
14  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Smith, R.Harbin, R.McDonald
Producer(s):
D.Johnson, R.Zavitson, T.Haselden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
38
Chalee Tennison Just Because She Lives There Billboard Hot Country Songs
Just Because She Lives There
37  Last
37  Peak
15  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Dodson, B.Lawson
Producer(s):
J.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
WMN | Asylum
39
Joe Diffie It's Always Somethin' Billboard Hot Country Songs
It's Always Somethin'
42  Last
39  Peak
10  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Green, A.Mayo
Producer(s):
D.Cook, L.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
40
Alan Jackson The Blues Man Billboard Hot Country Songs
The Blues Man
39  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Williams Jr.
Producer(s):
K.Stegall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista Nashville
41
Brooks & Dunn You'll Always Be Loved By Me Billboard Hot Country Songs
You'll Always Be Loved By Me
44  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Dunn, T.A.McBride
Producer(s):
B.Gallimore, R.Dunn, K.Brooks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista Nashville
42
George Strait With Alan Jackson Murder On Music Row Billboard Hot Country Songs
Murder On Music Row
George Strait With Alan Jackson
41  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Cordle, L.Shell
Producer(s):
T.Brown, G.Strait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Nashville
43
Garth Brooks Do What You Gotta Do Billboard Hot Country Songs
Do What You Gotta Do
32  Last
13  Peak
16  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Flynn
Producer(s):
A.Reynolds
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
44
Sawyer Brown 800 Pound Jesus Billboard Hot Country Songs
800 Pound Jesus
46  Last
44  Peak
12  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Maddox, P.W.Thorn
Producer(s):
M.A.Miller, M.McAnally
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb
45
Craig Morgan Something To Write Home About Billboard Hot Country Songs
Something To Write Home About
48  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Morgan, T.Ramey
Producer(s):
B.Cannon, N.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
46
BlackHawk I Need You All The Time Billboard Hot Country Songs
I Need You All The Time
47  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Bunch, J.Price, S.Teeters
Producer(s):
B.Huff, Blackhawk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista Nashville
47
Tim McGraw Some Things Never Change Billboard Hot Country Songs
Some Things Never Change
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Crisler, W.Aldridge
Producer(s):
J.Stroud, B.Gallimore, T.McGraw
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb
48
Sons Of The Desert Change Billboard Hot Country Songs
Change
49  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Wiseman, M.Selby
Producer(s):
J.Slate, M.Wright, Sons Of The Desert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA Nashville
49
Neal McCoy Forever Works For Me (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) Billboard Hot Country Songs
Forever Works For Me (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
53  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Giles, S.Bogard
Producer(s):
E.Seay, J.Hobbs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
50
Steve Wariner Faith In You Billboard Hot Country Songs
Faith In You
51  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Wariner, B.Anderson
Producer(s):
S.Wariner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
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