Weekly Chart Report (4/08/11)

KVOO PD Luke Jensen and Billy Currington at the station’s remote at BOK Center in Tulsa

SPIN ZONE
Following a big night at the ACM Awards, Miranda Lambert’s “Heart Like Mine” eases into the CountryBreakout Chart’s No. 1 spot. Rascal Flatts moves up to No. 2 with “I Won’t Let Go,” followed by Kenny Chesney’s “Live A Little” at No. 3, Ronnie Dunn’s “Bleed Red” at No. 4 and Keith Urban’s “Without You” at No. 5.

ACM Awards co-host Blake Shelton also gets the post Awards bump. He debuted his new single “Honey Bee” on the show, and country radio was ready. It’s easily the biggest debut of the week at No. 55, amassing nearly 500 spins with no prior reports. Also feeling the love is Blake’s co-host Reba, whose “When Love Gets A Hold Of You” moves to No. 57. Other show performers Martina McBride and Dierks Bentley fare well, with McBride’s “Teenage Daughters” moving to No. 27 and Bentley’s “Am I The Only One” jumping to No. 34.

After a short break, Gloriana is back on the chart with an uptempo tune called “Wanna Take You Home,” landing at No. 75. Also impacting this week are Jason Campbell’s “Albuquerque” at No. 76 and James Wesley’s “Didn’t I” at No. 79. Slightly below the No. 80 threshold is the trio of Randy Houser’s “In God’s Time,” Corey Smith’s “Twenty One” and Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem,” which are poised to make a splash in the next week or two.

Frozen playlists: KAIR, KCJC, KNCQ, KVOM, WBYZ, WEIO, WEZJ, WTCM, WWBE

LIFENOTES
Condolences to Jonesboro Radio Group Pres./GM/KDXY Mornings Trey Stafford on the loss of his mother Glada Stafford. Reach out to Trey at [email protected]

Upcoming Singles
April 11
James Wesley/Didn’t I/Broken Bow
Corey Smith/Twenty One/Average Joe’s
Reba/When Love Gets A Hold Of You/Valory
Travis Powell/The Man Song/MD Records

April 18
Jake Owen/Barefoot Blue Jean Night/RCA
Kelly Parkes/Girl With A Fishing Rod/Lofton Creek
Jaron & The Long Road To Love/It’s A Good Thing/Jaronwood/Universal Republic/Nine North
Margaret Durante/Maybe Tonight/Stroudavarious
Jason Aldean/Dirt Road Anthem/Broken Bow
Sugarland/Love Done Gone/Mercury

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New On The Chart—Debuting This Week
Artist/song/label — chart pos.
Blake Shelton/Honey Bee/Warner Bros./WMN — 55
Gloriana/Wanna Take You Home/Emblem/WMN — 75
Jason Campbell/Albuquerque/Big 7 — 76
James Wesley/Didn’t I/Broken Bow — 79

Greatest Spin Increase
Artist/song/label — spin+
Blake Shelton/Honey Bee/Warner Bros./WMN — 497
Dierks Bentley/Am I The Only One/Capitol — 394
Luke Bryan/Country Girl/Capitol — 367
Brad Paisley/Old Alabama/Arista — 363
Martina McBride/Teenage Daughters/Republic Nashville — 358

On Deck—Soon To Be Charting
Artist/song/label — spins
Daisy Mallory/Don’t Grow Up Too Fast/Front Water — 192
Ashley Gearing/Five More Minutes/Curb — 181
Austin Hicks/I Still Pledge Allegiance/Lick — 154
Randy Houser/In God’s Time/Show Dog-Universal — 153
Corey Smith/Twenty One/Average Joe’s — 139
Jason Aldean/Dirt Road Anthem/Broken Bow — 137

Most Added
Artist/song/label — New Adds
Blake Shelton/Honey Bee/Warner Bros./WMN — 41
Dierks Bentley/Am I The Only One/Capitol — 22
Reba/When Love Gets A Hold Of You/Starstruck/Valory — 18
James Wesley/Didn’t I/Broken Bow — 14
Luke Bryan/Country Girl/Capitol — 14
Jason Aldean/Dirt Road Anthem/Broken Bow — 12
Randy Houser/In God’s Time/Show Dog-Universal — 12
Trace Adkins/Just Fishin’/Show Dog-Universal — 11
Margaret Durante/Maybe Tonight/Emrose — 11

Reba was recently in Denver and had the chance to catch up with some of "The Front Range" Radio Folks. (L-R): KYGO’s Rider, KKWF/Seattle’s Nick Alan (formerly of KATC), Reba, KYGO’s Garrett Doll, KYGO’s Kelly Ford and KCCY’s Chris Brooks.

Ashton Shepherd dropped by the WKIS studios in Miami last week. (L-R): Hurley, Dina B, Operations Mgr. Ken Boesen, Shepherd, Market Mgr. Joe Bell, Morning host/MD Matt Walker, MCA’s Louie Newman, and Beasley Broadcast Group Pres./COO Bruce Beasley.

Show Dog–Universal Music’s JT Hodges stopped by WKHX/Atlanta last week for a lunch time visit and performance. (L-R): SDU VP Promotion Rick Moxley, WKHX PD Mark Richards, Hodges, WKHX MD Mike Macho, and SDU Regional Promotion/Mktg. Dir. Rick Hughes.

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