Weekly Chart Report (12/17/10)

Curb recording artist Steve Holy visited WIVK/Knoxville to promote his new single “Love Don’t Run.” (L-R): Holy and WIVK's Colleen Addair.

Note: Today’s chart edition is the final one of 2010, and we will take the next two weeks off. The first chart of 2011 will be published on Friday, January 7. Happy Holidays!
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Keith Urban will close out 2010 with “Put You In A Song” at the top of the CountryBreakout Chart for a second week, followed by his Capitol Nashville cohort Luke Bryan’s “Someone Else Calling You Baby” at No. 2. Most of the Top 10 looks strong heading into the break, particularly Kenny Chesney’s “Somewhere With You” as it moves up to No. 6.

Thompson Square’s “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” is seeing a spike in activity as it moves 19-17 with 149 spin gain. It’s trailed by Darius Rucker’s “This” at No. 18 and Brad Paisley’s quickly rising “This Is Country Music” at No. 19. Entering the chart this week are Trace Adkins’ “Brown Chicken, Brown Cow” at No. 73, Jadi Norris’ “Home Is Where The Heart Is” at No. 79, and D. J. Miller’s “A Snowman In Birmingham” at No. 80.

Upcoming Singles
Holiday Airplay
Jason Michael Carroll/Christmas On The Farm/Stray Records/Quarterback
Danny Gokey/Tennessee Christmas/19/RCA
Deborah Allen Feat. Cledus T. Judd/Redneck Christmas/GMV/Aristomedia
Kenny Rogers/The Chosen One/Joy To The World (Live)/DCE
Rachel Holder/Christmas Eve
Burns & Poe/Hear The Angels Singing/Blue Steel
Rodney Carrington/Camouflage and Christmas Lights/EMI Records Nashville
Darius Rucker/Candy Cane Christmas/Capitol Nashville
Mishavonna with Crystal Gayle/Christmas Everywhere/Redrum/GrassRoots
Sandy Kastel/Santa Baby/Silk and Satin Records
Williams Riley/Celebrate Me Home/Wide Open Music Group

January 3
Ashton Shepherd/Look It Up/MCA
Andy Griggs/Can I Get An Amen/
Randy Montana/1,000 Faces/Mercury

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New On The Chart—Debuting This Week
Artist/song/label — chart pos.
Trace Adkins/Brown Chicken, Brown Cow/Show Dog – Universal — 73
Jadi Norris/Home Is Where The Heart Is/ — 79
D.J. Miller/A Snowman In Birmingham/Evergreen — 80

Greatest Spin Increase
Artist/song/label — spin+
Brad Paisley/This Is Country Music/Arista — 345
Taylor Swift/Back To December/Big Machine — 248
Darius Rucker/This/Capitol — 234
Trace Adkins/Brown Chicken, Brown Cow/Show Dog – Universal — 204
Kenny Chesney/Somewhere With You/BNA — 188

On Deck—Soon To Be Charting
Artist/song/label — spins
Karli Whetstone/I Didn’t/Ohio Records — 252
Taylor Made/Quiet Kind of Crazy — 228
David St. Romain/Live, Laugh, Love And Drink — 202
Mickey Utley/Cry Like Memphis/Mick-Armour Records — 192
Chuck Wicks/Old School/RCA Nashville — 188

Two Week Most Added*
Artist/song/label — New adds
Trace Adkins/Brown Chicken, Brown Cow/Show Dog – Universal — 15
Miranda Lambert/Heart Like Mine/Columbia — 10
Steel Magnolia/Last Night Again/Big Machine — 9
Sugarland/Little Miss/Mercury — 9

Chick Wicks and Frankie Ballard played recently at the WPKX/Springfield, MA Toys for Tots show. (L-R): Warner Music MW/NE Regional Lindsay Walleman, WPKX PD Mike Tyler, Ballard, Wicks, KPKX’s Kera Burke, and WPKX PD Don Gosselin.

EMI Records Nashville’s Eric Church and radio programmers gathered in Las Vegas last weekend for the final show of the 2010 CMT tour. (L-R) back: KSOP’s Deb Turpin, KNTY’s Kelly Symone, Church, KRTY’s Tina Ferguson, KTRY’s Nate Deaton, EMI Records Nashville SVP Promotions Steve Hodges, and KCYE’s Justin Chase. Front: WKIS’s Ken Boesen, KWNR’s Cary Rolfe, EMI Records Nashville VP Promotions Angela Lange, EMI Records Nashville Promotions Trudie Daniell, and EMI Records Nashville Ron Bradley.


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