Weekly Chart Report (5/25/2012)

Brad Paisley got to visit with Hank-FM/WLHK PD, Bob Richards (L), before Saturday's Virtual Reality Tour stop in Indianapolis. Between tour stops, Paisley is also in the studio working on his upcoming album project.

SPIN ZONE
It’s like the Wild West out here this week–anything goes. We’ve got a new CountryBreakout No. 1 with Carrie Underwood’s “Good Girl” and serious movement all over the chart. Dierks Bentley’s “5-1-5-0” picks up 276 spins and leaps 11-6, with sights set on the top of the chart. The Band Perry’s “Postcard From Paris” is just a couple ticks behind at No. 7. Also new to the top 10 are Alan Jackson’s “So You Don’t Have To Love Me Anymore” at No. 9 and Keith Urban’s “For You” at No. 10.

Things get even wilder near the middle of the chart. Kenny Chesney’s “Come Over” is already to No. 33 in its second week charting, earning a staggering 644 spin gain. Both Blake Shelton’s “Over” (No. 21) and Lady Antebellum’s “Wanted You More” (No. 26) gained more than 400 spins. Newcomer Greg Bates adds over 250 new spins to his “Did It For The Girl,” which flies up to No. 31. Also moving quickly: Lee Brice’s “Hard To Love” (No. 41), Jake Owen’s “The One That Got Away” (No. 42), Rascal Flatts’ “Come Wake Me Up” (No. 47), and Florida Georgia Line’s “Cruise” (No. 50).

New to the chart this week is the very timely “Military Man,” from Show Dog-Universal new artist Jessie James. She will head into the Memorial Day weekend at No. 57. Behind her and leading a huge pack of new singles are Heidi Newfield’s “Why’d You Have To Be So Good” at No. 69, Craig Wayne Boyd’s “I Ain’t No Quitter” at No. 70, and Glen Templeton’s “Sing That Song Again” at No. 71.

Frozen Reports: KAIR, KDXY, KYEZ, WOWF

Upcoming Singles
May 29
Jason Charles Miller/Up To Me/Render
Mavericks/Born to Be Blue/Valory
Big & Rich/That’s Why I Pray/WMN

May 31
JJ McCoy/Sunshine State

June 4
Corey Wagar/Take Ya Back
Matt Gary/City Lights/17/Quarterback
Rodney Atkins/Just Wanna Rock N’ Roll/Curb
Bill Gentry/That Kind of Life/Tenacity

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New On The Chart—Debuting This Week
Artist/song/label — chart pos.
Jessie James/Military Man/Show Dog – Universal – 57
Heidi Newfield/Why’d You Have To Be So Good/Sidewalk Records – 69
Craig Wayne Boyd/I Ain’t No Quitter/Big Ride – 70
Glen Templeton/Sing That Song Again/Black River Entertainment – 71
Jason Sturgeon/Time Bomb/Toolpusher – 74
Randy Houser/How Country Feels/Stoney Creek Records – 76
Sean Patrick McGraw/Git Yer Cowboy On/Little Engine Records – 77
Rodney Atkins/Just Wanna Rock N’ Roll/Curb – 78
After The Reign/Burning Down The Farm – 79
Rachele Lynae/Party Til The Cows Come Home – 80

Greatest Spin Increase
Artist/song/label — spin+
Kenny Chesney/Come Over/BNA – 644
Lady Antebellum/Wanted You More/Capitol – 458
Blake Shelton/Over/Warner Bros. – 407
Keith Urban/For You/Capitol – 364
Rascal Flatts/Come Wake Me Up/Big Machine – 355

Most Added
Artist/song/label — New Adds
Kenny Chesney/Come Over/BNA – 40
Rascal Flatts/Come Wake Me Up/Big Machine – 27
Lady Antebellum/Wanted You More/Capitol – 19
Jake Owen/The One That Got Away/BNA – 17
Little Big Town/Pontoon/Capitol – 16
Florida Georgia Line/Cruise/Big Loud Mountain – 16
Lee Brice/Hard To Love/Curb – 16
Taylor Made/Some Things You Never Grow Out Of – 15
Jessie James/Military Man/Show Dog-Universal – 13
Blake Shelton/Over/Warner Bros. – 12
Greg Bates/Did It For The Girl/Republic Nashville – 10

On Deck—Soon To Be Charting
Artist/song/label — spins
Marty McIntosh/Looking For Reasons/Nashville America – 177
Taylor Made/Some Things You Never Grow Out Of – 168
JB & The Moonshine Band/Beer For Breakfast/Average Joe’s – 167
Lathan Moore/Nothin Like A Woman/Render Records – 159
Mark Wayne Glasmire/I Like You/Traceway – 153

Lofton Creek Records President Mike Borchetta stopped by with new act Britt & Blaire to visit Captain Jack and Laura Lynn at Renegade Radio Nashville for an on-air interview. (L-R): Borchetta, Lynn, Blaire, Britt, Captain Jack

Republic Nashville’s Greg Bates took to Denver this week to visit with Dial Global and the KYGO staff. (L-R): Jimmy Harnen, Garret Doll (KYGO MD), Greg Bates, Stacy Blythe (Republic Nashville) and John Thomas (KYGO PD)

Sunny Country Santa Maria/San Luis Obispo California is closing in on raising one-million dollars from 13-years of St. Jude Radiothons. Justin Moore helped present the check when he performed a private concert for the station. (L-R): Moore, Jay Turner (Sunny Country PD/Morning), Lauren Davis (ALSAC/St. Jude), and Niki Kozak (Sunny Country)

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