Chris Stapleton and Yola both finished on top of the Americana Music Association’s year-end Top 100 Americana Radio Airplay Charts for 2021.
Stapleton’s award-winning album, Starting Over, secured the No. 1 spot on the Americana Radio Airplay Albums Chart with the most spins for the year.
Meanwhile, Yola’s single, “Diamond Studded Shoes,” landed at the top of the Americana Radio Airplay Singles Chart. Yola’s album, Stand For Myself, also finished No. 4 on the American Radio Airplay Albums Chart.
The data reflects records reported to the Americana Radio Airplay Albums and Singles Charts during the period of Jan. 11, 2021 through Dec. 14, 2021.
Top 10 Americana Radio Airplay Albums of 2021:
Starting Over, Chris Stapleton
Different Kinds of Light, Jade Bird
The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers, Valerie June
Stand for Myself, Yola
Obviously, Lake Street Dive
Quietly Blowing It, Hiss Golden Messenger
A Few Stars Apart, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Rea
Be Here Instead, Parker Millsap
Exit Wounds, The Wallflowers
The Next Waltz Volume 3, Various Artists
Top 10 Americana Radio Airplay Singles of 2021:
“Diamond Studded Shoes,” Yola
“The Real Thing,” Parker Millsap
“Sanctuary,” Hiss Golden Messenger
“Roots and Wings,” The Wallflowers
“Can’t Let Go,” Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
“Call Me a Fool (feat. Carla Thomas),” Valerie June
“Headstart,” Jade Bird
“Dried Up River,” The Lone Bellow
“Perennial Bloom (Back To You),” Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real
“Redemption,” Nathaniel Rateliff