Weekly Chart Report (10/08/10)

Atlantic/WMN artist Brett Eldredge has visited several stations on his recent radio tour including KIZN/Boise, ID. (L-R): KIZN PD Rich Summers and Eldredge.

SPIN ZONE
CountryBreakout Chart positions 1 through 3 are a repeat with Darius Rucker’s “Come Back Song” still at No. 1 for a third consecutive week. Sugarland’s “Stuck Like Glue” is piling on the spins at No. 2 but short of overtaking Rucker. Taylor Swift’s “Mine” looks strong at No. 3. Big Machine Label Group has three of the Top 5 spots, as The Band Perry’s “If I Die Young” gets a big push up to No. 4, and Rascal Flatts’ “Why Wait” lands at No. 5.

Chart movement is relatively slow at the moment, unless your name is Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban or Lady Antebellum. Urban’s “Put You In A Song” has rocketed to No. 19 in only four weeks, adding 337 spins in today’s chart alone. McGraw and Toby are neck and neck at No. 29 and 30, respectively. Greatest Spin Gain of the week goes to McGraw’s “Felt Good On My Lips,” which picks up 506 spins, though the 462 spin gain by Toby’s “Bullets In The Gun” is nothing to sneeze at. Right behind is Lady Antebellum’s “Hello World,” which quickly moves to No. 32 in its third week charting.

New additions include Troy Olsen’s “Good Hands” at No. 71, Rocket Club’s “One Thing Beautiful” at No. 73, Chris Heers’ “Happy Thought” at No. 76, Andy Velo’s “Hank It Up” at No. 78, and Mike Aiken’s “Love You Tonight” at No. 80.

Frozen Playlists: KNCQ, WCMS, WJVL, WKKW

Upcoming Singles
October 11
Craig Morgan/Still A Little Chicken Left On The Bone/BNA
Daniel Smith/Until I Close My Eyes For Good/DLS Records

October 18
Little Big Town/Kiss Goodbye/Capitol
Mark Cooke/Can’t Cheat In A Small Town/Cotton Valley
Christian Kane/The House Rules/Bigger Picture

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New On The Chart—Debuting This Week
Artist/song/label — chart pos.
Troy Olsen/Good Hands/EMI Records — 71
Rocket Club/One Thing Beautiful/Feather — 73
Chris Heers/Happy Thought — 76
Andy Velo/Hank It Up/Shalimar Pearl Group — 78
Mike Aiken/Love You Tonight/Aspirion — 80

Greatest Spin Increase
Artist/song/label — spin+
Tim McGraw/Felt Good On My Lips/Curb — 506
Toby Keith/Bullets In The Gun/Show Dog – Universal — 462
Lady Antebellum/Hello World/Capitol — 407
Keith Urban/Put You In A Song/Capitol — 337
Zac Brown Band feat. Alan Jackson/As She’s Walking Away/Atlantic/Bigger Picture — 269

On Deck—Soon To Be Charting
Artist/song/label — spins
Sara Evans/A Little Bit Stronger/RCA — 227
Jewel/Ten/Valory — 199
Bellamy Brothers/Back In The Day/Bellamy — 178
Ken Domash/Ding Dang Darn It/Thunder Mountain/Spinville — 164
Chris Filer/John Deere, John 3:16/Lofton Creek — 164

Two Week Most Added*
Artist/song/label — New adds
Toby Keith/Bullets In The Gun/Show Dog – Universal — 22
Lady Antebellum/Hello World/Capitol — 20
Billy Currington/Let Me Down Easy/Mercury — 18
Tim McGraw/Felt Good On My Lips/Curb — 17
Lucy Angel/Only Woman Left/GForce — 14
Troy Olsen/Good Hands/EMI — 10

WGH 97.3 The Eagle Virginia Beach recently hosted a lunchtime concert with Columbia Nashville's Joanna Smith, who is out promoting her debut single "Gettin' Married." (L-R): Columbia Nashville's Cliff Blake, WGH PD John Shomby, Smith and WGH APD/MD Mark McKay.

Minneapolis based Rocket Club stopped by K-102 to deliver their new EP after a sold out (over capacity) show at the new Minneapolis location of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar. (L-R): KEEY-Clear Channel Minneapolis VP Programming/OM Gregg Swedberg; Rocket Club Members Matt Kirkwold, Chris Hawkey, Don Smithmier, and Brian Kroening; KEEY Mornings Mike Mussman

Broken Bow Records' James Wesley (L) and KMPS/PD Becky Brenner (R) take a moon walk at the Museum of Flight in Seattle on Oct. 1 as part of the 2010 USO Puget Sound Area Star Gala. The sold out event, benefitting local U.S. Troops and military familes, raised over $366,000.

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