Weekly Chart Report (12/14/2012)



Arista Nashville trio The Henningsens (Aaron, Clara, Brian) visited the staff at KDRK “The Mountain” in Spokane, WA recently. Pictured L-R: Aaron, KDRK MD Jamie Patrick, Clara, Brian, KDRK PD Sharon Bonds

Zac Brown Band‘s “Goodbye In Her Eyes” takes the No. 1 spot this week on 2012’s final MusicRow chart of the year. The Southern Ground/Atlantic artist reached the top spot in 13 weeks followed by previous chart-topper, Dierks Bentley‘s “Tip It On Back” at No. 2. Darius Rucker‘s “True Believers” jumps a spot to No. 3 while Kenny Chesney‘s “El Cerrito Place” and Kip Moore‘s “Beer Money” also jump a spot to hold No. 4 and No. 5, respectively. Little Big Town‘s “Tornado” moves up to No. 6 while last week’s No. 1 song, Brad Paisley‘s “Southern Comfort Zone,” sits at No. 7. Gary Allan‘s “Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)” adds another 220 spins this week staying at No. 8 while Taylor Swift‘s “Begin Again” sits at No. 9. Rounding out the Top 10 this week is The Band Perry‘s “Better Dig Two” jumping two spots to No. 10 with an additional 242 spins.

Big movers this week feature Lee Brice‘s “I Drive Your Truck” leaping from No. 42 to No. 31 with 441 new spins. Carrie Underwood‘s “Two Black Cadillacs” gained another 352 spins jumping four spots to No. 18 this week and Dustin Lynch‘s “She Cranks My Tractor” at No. 33 gained three spots with 269 additional spins. Rascal Flatts‘ “Changed” hurdled over 17 positions to No. 55 adding 244 spins.

Making debuts this week include The Henningsens‘ “American Beautiful” at No. 75,  Ashley Forrest‘s “Pourin’ Over Me” at No. 76 and Angel Mary & The Tennessee Werewolves‘ “Cowboy” at No. 78. Also entering the chart for the first time this week were Brett Eldredge‘s “Don’t Ya” at No. 79 and Lisa Matassa‘s “Somebody’s Baby” at No. 80.


Gloriana, Kip Moore, and Lee Brice recently performed at WIL’s JingleFest. Kip’s “Beer Money” takes our No. 5 spot this week, alongside Gloriana with “Can’t Shake You,” charting No. 26 and Lee’s “I Drive Your Truck” moves to No. 31. Pictured (L-R): Kip Moore, Lee Brice, Danny Montana (WIL), with Rachel, Mike and Tom from Gloriana.

Upcoming Singles
December 17
Rascal Flatts/Changed/Big Machine
LeAnn Rimes/Borrowed/Curb
The Henningsens/American Beautiful/Arista
Austin Webb/It’s All Good/Streamsound

January 17
Easton Corbin/All Over The Road/Mercury

Holiday Singles
Tim McGraw/Mary And Joseph/Big Machine Records
Lorrie Morgan/Wrapped Up In Love/Octabrook Records
Craig Morrison/Santa Claus Boogie/Lucky 53s-GMV Nashville
Clinton Gregory/Peace On Earth Again/Melody Roundup Records
Kyle Park/Winter Wonderland
Phil Vassar/Merry Christmas Darling/Rodeowave Entertainment
Tanya Tucker/Merry Christmas Wherever You Are
Brinn Black/Breath of Heaven/Spin Doctors

New On The Chart—Debuting This Week
Artist/song/label — chart pos.
The Henningsens/American Beautiful/Arista – 75
Ashley Forrest/Pourin’ Over Me/Truro-GMV – 76
Angel Mary & The Tennessee Werewolves/Cowboy/Verado – 78
Brett Eldredge/Don’t Ya/Atlantic/WMN – 79
Lisa Matassa/Somebody’s Baby/It Is What It Is-9North – 80

Most Added
Artist/song/label — New Adds
Lee Brice/I Drive Your Truck/Curb – 27
Rascal Flatts/Changed/Big Machine – 18
Kix Brooks/Moonshine Road/Arista Nashville – 17
Taylor Made/That’s What Life Is/LG Records – 13
The Henningsens/American Beautiful/Arista – 11
Dustin Lynch/She Cranks My Tractor/Broken Bow Records – 11
Love and Theft/Running Out Of Air/RCA Nashville – 8
Josh Pruno/23rd Psalm/Lawrence Music Group – 8
Kelly Clarkson w/ Vince Gill/Don’t Rush/19 Recordings-RCA Nashville – 8

Greatest Spin Increase
Artist/song/label — spin+
Lee Brice/I Drive Your Truck/Curb – 441
Carrie Underwood/Two Black Cadillacs/19-Arista Nashville – 352
Dustin Lynch/She Cranks My Tractor/Broken Bow Records – 269
Rascal Flatts/Changed/Big Machine – 244
Jason Aldean/The Only Way I Know/Broken Bow – 243

On Deck—Soon To Be Charting
Artist/song/label — spins
Brinn Black/That Should Have Been Us/SMG – 154
Josh Pruno/23rd Psalm/Lawrence Music Group – 146
Summer Schappell/It Ought To Be a Sin/615 Records – 140
The Farm/Be Grateful/Warner Nashville – 137
Aaron Watson/Lips – 136

Momentum Label Group’s Rachele Lynae recently made stop in Atlanta to visit with folks at Cumulus Radio. Pictured (L-R): Greg Frey, Mike McVay, Rachele, John Kilgo, Bob Raleigh, and Momentum’s Tim Burruss and Jimmy Murphy

Charlie Worsham made a stop to KMPS during a west coast radio tour. Pictured (L-R): Chris Palmer (W.A.R.), Charlie Worsham, Ed Hill and Raffaella Braun (W.A.R.)


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