At #1 on Country Music's Top 30 Digital Singles: Week of April 1, 2015 chart report is Little Big Town's buzzworthy "Girl Crush." The single Rode a viral social media wave from some poorly-sourced journalism from The Washington Post and other sources (not us as we editorialized the single's disconnect with radio on different grounds). "Girl Crush" experienced a 121% sales increase this week over last week and was the #15 all-genre single of the week (with sales remaining strong into this week). Sam Hunt's "Take Your Time," a song which has now sold over 772k to date is at #2 while Zac Brown Band's 10 week old "Homegrown" is at #3 with the track having now sold 381k to date (and still gaining again). It's also Billboard's Airplay #1 this week. Granger Smith's "Backroad Song" debuts at #4 with 33k scanned in its first week. Rounding out the Top 5 is Cole Swindell's third single from his self-titled debut, "Ain't Worth The Whiskey," with sales now at 494k to date.
Top 10 Notes
Eric Church sits at #6 with "Like A Wrecking Ball" having sold 159k to date, At #7 is A Thousand Horses' "Smoke," a song which is picking up steam and has now scanned 158k in 13 weeks on the chart.
at #8 is Miranda Lambert's "Little Red Wagon" with sales now at 225k to date. Florida Georgia Line's "Sipping On Fire" debuts in the Top 10 with sales now at 145k (up 25%) to date while Canaan Smith rounds out the Top 10 with "Love You Like That." The single jumps from #23 to #10 with a 54% sales boost. He's now sold 271k copies of the track that's just now Top 20 at radio.
Notable Track Notes
Lee Brice's "Drinking Class" sits at #11 with sales now at 603k to date. Chris Young's "Lonely Eyes" is at #12 with sales now at 408k while he's pushing to hit #1 on Billboard or Mediabase. Darius Rucker's "Homegrown Honey" is at #17 with 326k (21% pre album release increase) and is followed by Kelsea Ballerini's "Love Me Like You Mean It" at #19 and Chris Janson's "Buy Me A Boat" at #20. Janson has now scanned 38,000 tracks of his viral hit single without any radio airplay. Kacey Musgraves "Biscuits" slides to #23. Debuting in the Top 30 is Kenny Chesney/Grace Potter's "Wild Child." It sold 11k to land at #29 with sales now totalling 73k.
Outside The Top 30 Notes
- Reba "Going Out Like That" at #34 with sales of 70k (up 100% in two weeks)
- Josh Turner "Lay Low" at 45 with 116k scanned to date
- Brantley Gilbert "One Hell of an Amen" at #47 with sales of 93k to date
- Old Dominion "Break Up With Him" at #58 with sales at 87k
- Little Big Town "Day Drinking" at #48 with 655k to date
- Michael Ray "Kiss You In The Morning" at #59 with sales at 21k in 6 weeks
- Zac Brown Band "Dress Blues" at #60 with 21k scanned to date (up 63% this week)
- Old Dominion "Break Up With Him" at #68 with 91k scanned to date
- Reba Feat. Jennifer Nettles "Enough" at #79 with 4k scanned
Songs falling out of the Top 30 This Week
Note: Songs falling out of the Top 30 chart can be viewed in new 'falling off" tally section linked below.
- Thomas Rhett "Make Me Wanna"
- Mickey Guyton "Better Than You Left Me"
New singles that may debut next week
- Zac Brown Band pre-sale
- Tyler Farr pre-sale
- Reba Pre-Sale
The Top 30 Digital Country Singles (1/01/2015)*
*Chart Numbers rounded to nearest thousandth.
|1||Little Big Town||Girl Crush||60,000||330,000|
|2||Sam Hunt||Take Your Time||56,000||772,000|
|3||Zac Brown Band||Homegrown||41,000||381,000|
|4||Granger Smith||Backroad Song||33,000||33,000|
|5||Cole Swindell||Ain't Worth The Whiskey||27,000||494,000|