Country Chart News – The Top 30 Digital Singles: The Week of May 8 2013: Florida Georgia Line & Hunter Hayes Score Triple Platinum, Darius Rucker “Wagon Wheel” Platinum

With more than 3,000,000 fans scoring copies of “Cruise” and “Wanted,” Florida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes have both scored Triple Platinum marks with their breakout singles. Meanwhile Darius Rucker and Blake Shelton also pass milestones with thier singles. Read our weekly single sales report here!

This Week’s Top 30 Digital Single Sales Report features an interesting collection of songs  with all but two songs in the Top 10 experiencing slight sales increases pre-Mother’s Day. Two Triple Platinum Singles, A Platinum Single and A Gold Single Mark This Week’s Top News. 

With sales of 145,000 copies, Florida Georgia Line’s “Cruise” is now officially a Triple Platinum eligible single. Darius Rucker’s take on O.C.M.S.’s “Wagon Wheel” gained enough sales this week to surpass the Platinum mark and stand at #2 while Blake Shelton’s “Boys Round Here” which also features Pistol Annies and Friends. The song is not only this week’s third best-seller (at 99,000 tracks sold) but it’s also 1,000 past the Gold certification mark, giving Shelton another gold single and it’s also his fastest-selling single to date hitting the mark in just six weeks on these charts.  The fourth single on the chart is Tim McGraw & Taylor Swift’s “Highway Don’t Care.” The song has now sold 755,000 copies. Sitting at #5 this week (and the same order of last week) is Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart.” The single is one of just two songs in the entire Top 10 to not gain sales over last week (or debut) 

Billy Currington’s “Hey Girl” Makes It’s Debut in The Top 30 Digital Singles This Week.

Billy Currington Debuts In The Roughstock Top 30 Digital Singles Top 10 with “Hey Girl.” Is the only new single inside the Top 10. Luke Bryan’s “Crash My Party” has now sold 372,000 copies in five weeks on the chart while Florida Georgia Line’s Billboard Radio #1 “Get Your Shine On” has hit the 900,000 singles sold mark and is most certainly going to surpass the Platinum mark in the next few weeks. Meanwhile, Hunter Hayes sits at #8 with “I Want Crazy” while Billy Currington debuts at #9 with this week’s highest-charting single “Hey Girl.” It sold just over 53,000 copies this week. Finally, Lady Antebelum’s “Downtown” rounds out the top 10 with 732,000 copies sold to this date. 

Notable Singles Include Carrie Underwood’s “See You Again” debuting at #21 as the Riser of the Week while Brett Eldredge makes his Top 30 Debut and Hunter Hayes Goes Triple Platinum with “Wanted.”

Carrie Underwood places three singles in the Top 30 this week with “See You Again” gaining a 224% sales increase over last week’s numbers. The single has now moved over the 100,000 sold mark. If past single success is any indication, it’ll “at least” sell enough to become her latest Gold-certified single by the RIAA. George Jones’ “He Stopped Loving Her Today” sold another 17,000 copies this week and now helps the single get near a Digital Single sales marker of Gold for the dearly departed and revered superstar.  Randy Houser’s “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” has the feeling of a summertime hit as the song is nearing the 200,000 singles downloaded mark as it breaks into the Top 30 at Country Radio. Hunter Hayes’ breakout hit “Wanted” has sold 3,000,000 copies making it also eligible for Triple Platinum while his label mate Brett Eldredge debuts on our rundown with “Don’t Ya.” The singer, who just announced his album debut for an August release, has now sold over 134,000 copies of the single. 

Notable singles outside the Top 30 include:

Zac Brown Band’s “Jump Right In,” “Tyer Farr’s “Redneck Crazy,” Gloriana’s “Can’t Shake You” and Justin Moore’s “Point At You.” Kenny Chesney’s “Life On A Rock” single debuts as do “Coconut Tree,” “Spread The Love”, “Marley,” and “When I See This Bar” all these new Chesney songs are from Life On A Rock.

Songs falling out of the Top 30 This Week:

  • Hunter Hayes – “Somebody’s Heartbreak” (772,000 sold to date)

  • Kelly Clarkson’s “Don’t Rush” (330,000 sold to date)

New singles that may debut next week:

  • tracks from Lady Antebellum’s Golden.

  • Tracks from Pistol Annies Annie Up

  • Tracks from Craig Campbell’s Never Regret

Top 30 Digital Singles In Country Music (5/8/13)*

*Numbers are rounded to nearest thousandth.  

 

LW

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

9

0

7

11

14

12

13

10

19

18

16

20

17

59

27

21

23

28

24

15

26

32

25

TW

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

Artist

FloridaGeorgiaLine

Darius Rucker

Blake Shelton

T.McGraw/T.Swift

Miranda Lambert

Luke Bryan

FloridaGeorgiaLine

Hunter Hayes

Billy Currington

Lady Antebellum

Jason Aldean

Kenny Chesney

The Band Perry

George Strait

Blake Shelton

Brad Paisley

Kip Moore

Eric Church

Jake Owen

Thompson Square

Carrie Underwood

Randy Houser

Lee Brice

The Band Perry

Easton Corbin

Carrie Underwood

George Jones

Hunter Hayes

Brett Eldredge

Carrie Underwood

Track

Cruise(Feat.Nelly)

Wagon Wheel

Boys ‘Round Here

Highway Don’t Care

Mama’s Broken Heart

Crash My Party

Get Your Shine On

I Want Crazy

Hey Girl

Downtown

1994

Pirate Flag

DONE.

Give It All We Got..

Sure Be Cool If Y…

Beat This Summer

Hey Pretty Girl

Like Jesus Does

Anywhere With You

If I Didn’t Have You

See You Again

Runnin’ Outta Mo…

I Drive Your Truck

Better Dig Two

All Over The Road

Blown Away

He Stopped Lov…

Wanted

Don’t Ya

Two Black Cadillacs

TW

145,000

102,000

99,000

78,000

60,000

60,000

58,000

54,000

53,000

48,000

40,000

39,000

39,000

37,000

35,000

35,000

28,000

28,000

27,000

26,000

23,000

21,000

19,000

18,000

17,000

17,000

17,000

16,000

15,000

15,000

LW

137,000

100,000

93,000

74,000

63,000

57,000

57,000

47,000

0

54,000

43,000

35,000

40,000

37,000

44,000

27,000

28,000

29,000

26,000

28,000

7,000

17,000

23,000

20,000

16,000

20,000

34,000

18,000

12,000

19,000

Total

3,137,000

1,002,000

501,000

755,000

939,000

372,000

901,000

276,000

53,000

733,000

365,000

476,000

348,000

670,000

1,141,000

212,000

325,000

370,000

328,000

599,000

100,000

178,000

604,000

1,385,000

153,000

2,153,000

467,000

3,000,000

134,000

749,000

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