Weekly Chart Report (12/13/13)

Becca Walls (R) visited with Jon Pardi (L) at Nashville’s LP Field when he stopped by to donate toys for Toy Field. Pardi’s Capitol Nashville debut album, 'Write You A Song,' is planned for release January 14.

Becca Walls (R) visited with Jon Pardi (L) at Nashville’s LP Field when he stopped by to donate toys for Toy Field. Pardi’s Capitol Nashville debut album, ‘Write You A Song,’ is planned for release January 14.

SPIN ZONE

Cassadee Pope can dry her eyes now that “Wasting All These Tears” has hit No. 1 on MusicRow’s chart, with 3,138 spins this week. The Voice winner’s single recently earned an RIAA gold certification. Meanwhile, Zac Brown Band’s “Sweet Annie” jumps to No. 2, while David Nail’s “Whatever She’s Got” leaps to No. 3. Florida Georgia Line’s “Stay” prepares to leave the chart, moving to No. 4. For the third consecutive week, Cole Swindell’s “Chillin’ It” remains at No. 5. Rounding out the Top 10 this week is Dierks Bentley’s “I Hold On” at No. 6, Lady Antebellum’s “Compass” at No. 7, Scotty McCreery’s “See You Tonight” at No. 8, Luke Bryan’s “Drink A Beer” at No. 9 and Craig Morgan’s “Wake Up Lovin’ You” at No. 10.

Brad Paisley’s “The Mona Lisa” is the week’s greatest gainer, rising to No. 45 with another 391 spins. Earlier this week, the singer accepted the Video Visionary Award at the American Country Awards. Jason Aldean’s “When She Says Baby” moves to No. 17 with an added 213 spins, while Thomas Rhett’s “Get Me Some Of That” ascends to No. 49 with an extra 213 spins. Listeners are thirsty for Bryan’s “Drink A Beer,” which holds steady at No. 9 with 211 additional spins. Finally, Sara Evans’ “Slow Me Down” quickens its climb up the chart, reaching No. 15 with 193 more spins. Evans’ seventh studio album will be released in March of 2014.

MusicRow welcomes debuts from three Country artists this week, with Maggie Sajak’s “Wild Boy” debuting at No. 78, Jared Blake’s “Countryfied” at No. 79 and Angel Mary & The Tennessee Werewolves’ “Folsom Prison Blues” at No. 80.

Sheila Kirsch. Photo: Radio of Las Cruces

Sheila Kirsch. Photo: Radio of Las Cruces

News: MusicRow reporting station KGRT-FM Las Cruces, NM has promoted Sheila Kirsch to Program Director. In addition to her new duties, Kirsch will continue to act as Music Director and on-air midday personality. Kirsch has spent 15 years at KGRT, handling the station’s music duties since 2003.

KGRT’s Market Manager Veronica Test commented on Sheila’s promotion, saying “Sheila is a great asset to our team, and we look forward to continued growth on our country station as we move forward at Adams Radio Group.”

Frozen Playlists: KFTX, KYEZ, KYYK, WBKR, WMEV, WKKX

Kelly Clarkson visited with Reba McEntire and Trisha Yearwood prior to filming her NBC Christmas special: Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Music Tale. Pictured (L-R): Kelly Clarkson, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire. Photo: Justin Lubin/NBC

Kelly Clarkson visited with Reba McEntire and Trisha Yearwood prior to filming her NBC Christmas special: Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Music Tale. Pictured (L-R): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Trisha Yearwood. Photo: Justin Lubin/NBC

Upcoming Singles

December 16
Lindsay Ell/Trippin’ On Us/Stoney Creek

January 6
Bernie Nelson/Scarecrow/If I Know Blue Records

January 13
Brantley Gilbert/Bottoms Up/Valory

February 3
Blair Mathews/It’s About Us/Stoneyhill Records

February 10
Adrianna Freeman/No More/AFM Entertainment

New On The Chart—Debuting This Week
Artist/song/label — chart pos.
Maggie Sajak/Wild Boy/Back East Records-GMV Nashville – 78
Jared Blake/Countryfied/Skiddco Records – 79
Angel Mary & The Tennessee Werewolves/Folsom Prison Blues/Verado – 80

Most Added
Artist/song/label — New Adds
Brad Paisley/The Mona Lisa/Arista Nashville – 27
Thomas Rhett Get Me Some Of That Valory Music – 16
Tyler Farr/Whiskey In My Water /Columbia Nashville – 12
Garth Brooks feat. Trisha Yearwood/The Call/Pearl Records – 11
Charlie Worsham/Want Me To/Warner Bros. – 10
Leah Turner/Take The Keys/Columbia Nashville – 10
Sean Patrick McGraw/I’m That Guy/Little Engine Records – 8
Kip Moore/Young Love/MCA Nashville – 7
Dan+Shay/19 You+Me/Warner Bros. – 7

Greatest Spin Increase
Artist/song/label — spin+
Brad Paisley/The Mona Lisa/Arista Nashville – 391
Jason Aldean/When She Says Baby/Broken Bow – 213
Thomas Rhett/Get Me Some Of That/Valory Music – 213
Luke Bryan/Drink A Beer/Capitol Nashville – 211
Sara Evans/Slow Me Down/RCA – 193

On Deck—Soon To Be Charting
Artist/song/label — spins
Ry Bradley/New Kind Of Lonely/Crimson Q Records – 212
Sheryl Crow/Callin’ Me When I’m Lonely/Warner Bros. – 203
Charlie Worsham/Want Me To/Warner Bros. – 197
Sean Patrick McGraw/I’m That Guy/Little Engine Records – 185
Robby Armstrong/Birthday Happy/Strong Arm Records – 184

RCA Nashville’s Sara Evans (L) stopped by the ACA red carpet this week promoting her No. 15 single this week “Slow Me Down.” Also on the carpet this week was Warner Nashville’s Sheryl Crow, whose “Callin' Me When I'm Lonely” lands on-deck this week at No. 82. Photos: Isaac Brekken.

RCA Nashville’s Sara Evans (L) stopped by the ACA red carpet this week promoting her No. 15 single this week “Slow Me Down.” Also on the carpet this week was Warner Nashville’s Sheryl Crow (R), whose “Callin’ Me When I’m Lonely” lands on-deck this week at No. 82. Photos: Isaac Brekken.

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