Weekly Chart Report (10/27/11)

 

 

 

 

Skyville Records’ Trent Tomlinson (R) visits WUSH/Norfolk’s Brandon O’Brien (L) to share his new single “A Man Without A Woman,” which lands at No. 41 on MusicRow’s CountryBreakout Chart this week.

 

 

 

RADIO NEWS
KYYK/Palestine, TX Music Director Amanda Hardy has departed her position with the station, which she joined in 2007. GM Lee Parkinson will handle music duties in the meantime. Hardy is seeking her next opportunity and can be reached here or at 903-330-5880.

SPIN ZONE
It’s always exciting to see up-and-coming stars land a No. 1 song. Like Brantley Gilbert, for example, whose Valory Music debut “Country Must Be Country Wide” is the young artist’s first No. 1 song. Gilbert is 100 spins ahead of No. 2—ranking “We Owned The Night” by Lady Antebellum, which will probably soon own the top spot considering it’s only 11 weeks old. Also battling for chart supremacy is Miranda Lambert’s “Baggage Claim,” which edges up to No. 3.

A parade of largely male singles are gobbling up programmers’ spins as we head toward the CMA Awards and the ensuing holiday season. Dierks Bentley’s “Home” refuses to sit still for long, moving on to No. 18 after five weeks. Close behind are Kenny Chesney’s “Reality” at No. 20 and Brad Paisley’s “Camouflage” at No. 21. Toby Keith’s “unofficial” single “Red Solo Cup” has gotten everyone in the party spirit, and it jumps to No. 30 after two weeks. Keith Urban’s “You Gonna Fly” is also two weeks old, and swoops in at No. 34. One spot behind at No. 35 is Billy Currington’s three-week-old “Like My Dog.” New male singles charting ahead of their official add dates include Trace Adkins’ “Million Dollar View” at No. 55 and Rodney Atkins’ “He’s Mine” at No. 69.

Frozen Playlists: KMKS, KWWR, KYYK, WTCR

Upcoming Singles
October 31
Trace Adkins/Million Dollar View/Show Dog-Universal
Katie Armiger/Scream/Cold River
Uncle Kracker/My Hometown/Top Dog/Atlantic/BPG

November 7
Rodney Atkins/He’s Mine/Curb

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New On The Chart—Debuting This Week
Artist/song/label — chart pos.
Trace Adkins/Million Dollar View/Show Dog-Universal — 55
Rodney Atkins/He’s Mine/Curb — 69
Landon Michael/Might As Well Be Me/Big Dog Records — 75
Corey Wagar/I Hate My Boyfriend/GTR — 76
Sean Patrick McGraw/What I’d Do/Little Engine Records — 79
Casey James/Let’s Don’t Call It A Night/BNA — 80

Greatest Spin Increase
Artist/song/label — spin+
Keith Urban/You Gonna Fly/Capitol — 534
Toby Keith/Red Solo Cup /Show Dog-Univeral — 489
Jake Owen/Alone With You/RCA — 333
Kenny Chesney/Reality/BNA — 327
Trace Adkins/Million Dollar View/Show Dog-Universal — 324

Most Added
Artist/song/label — New Adds
Toby Keith/Red Solo Cup/Show Dog-Univeral — 42
Keith Urban/You Gonna Fly/Capitol — 30
Billy Currington/Like My Dog/Mercury — 25
Brad Paisley/Camouflage/Arista — 21
Kenny Chesney/Reality/BNA — 19
Neal McCoy/A—Ok/Blaster Records — 13
Trace Adkins/Million Dollar View/Show Dog-Universal — 13
Rodney Atkins/He’s Mine/Curb — 12
Jake Owen/Alone With You/RCA — 11

On Deck—Soon To Be Charting
Artist/song/label — spins
Erica Nicole/Shave/Heaven Records — 151
Vince Gill/Threaten Me With Heaven/MCA — 142
David Bradley/If You Can’t Make Money/Gecko Music Productions — 136
Mark Wayne Glasmire/Going Home/Traceway — 132
Burns & Poe/I Need a Job/Blue Steel — 130

Trace Adkins made a recent tour stop and spent a little face time with KYGO’s John Thomas and KMLE’s Jeff Garrison. His new single “Million Dollar View” debut on this weeks chart at #55. (L-R) Lisa Owen (SDU), Adkins, John Thomas (KYGO PD), Jeff Garrison (KMLE PD)

Mercury’s Canaan Smith and BNA’s Casey James recently played at the WKLB/Boston New Artist Spotlight show. (L-R): WKLB’s Dawn Santolucito, Mercury’s Sally Green and Canaan Smith, Ginny Rogers (WKLB), Casey James (BNA), Lori Grande (WKLB), and Buffy Cooper (BNA).

Before headlining the 28th Annual Love Ride in Los Angeles, Average Joe’s duo Montgomery Gentry toured the motorcycle museum at Glendale Harley-Davidson with KKGO evening personality Ginny Harman. (L-R): Eddie Montgomery, Troy Gentry, Ginny Harman

The McClymonts recently visited with Captain Jack of Renegade Radio Nashville. The Aussie sister trio’s “Wrapped Up Good” is currently at No. 32 on MusicRow’s CountryBreakout Chart. (L-R): Sam McClymont, Mollie McClymont, Captain Jack, and Brooke McClymont

 

 

 

 

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