After seven consecutive weeks at the top, Ernest Keith Smith shifts down to No. 2 this week on the MusicRow Top Songwriter Chart, to be replaced by Ashley Gorley in the top spot.
Gorley currently has eight songs on the country charts, including Dierks Bentley’s “Gold,” Michael Ray’s “Holy Water,” Dylan Scott’s “New Truck,” Cole Swindell’s “She Had Me At Heads Carolina,” Parmalee’s “Take My Name,” Carly Pearce’s “What He Didn’t Do,” Brett Young’s “You Didn’t” and Morgan Wallen’s “You Proof.”
Smith is a co-writer on Wallen’s “Wasted On You” and “You Proof,” as well as Jelly Roll’s “Son Of A Sinner.”
The weekly MusicRow Top Songwriter Chart uses algorithms based upon song activity according to airplay, digital download track sales and streams. This unique and exclusive addition to the MusicRow portfolio is the only songwriter chart of its kind.
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