Billboard has published charts ranking the top-performing country music songs in the United States since The first country chart was published under the title Most Played Juke Box Folk Records in the issue of the magazine dated January 8, , and tracked the songs most played in the nation's jukeboxes. In the late s and early s, Eddy Arnold was the biggest star in country music and set several chart records, one of which endured for more than 60 years. George Strait broke Twitty's record in and by had achieved 44 chart-toppers. The record for the longest-running country number one was broken by " Cruise " by Florida Georgia Line , which spent 24 weeks atop the Hot Country Songs chart in and ,  a figure subsequently exceeded by " Body Like a Back Road " by Sam Hunt 34 weeks in and " Meant to Be " by Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line 50 weeks in and From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Charts by country
Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay are the two main charts that rank the top-performing country music songs in the United States, published by Billboard magazine. Hot Country Songs ranks songs based on digital downloads , streaming , and airplay not only from country stations but from stations of all formats, a methodology introduced in Having spent the last 11 weeks of at number one on Hot Country Songs, "10, Hours" spent its 15th consecutive week in the top spot in the issue of Billboard dated January 25, and in the same week topped the Country Airplay listing for the first time. Having reached number one in its 53rd chart week, the song logged the second-slowest climb to the top.
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Chart of the current top country songs on iTunes. To download the best selling and most popular hit country music you must have Apple's iTunes. Sales chart of today's iTunes top country songs is updated several times a day and was last updated Friday, November 6 , pm Pacific Time. Forever After All Luke Combs. One of Them Girls Lee Brice. Starting Over Chris Stapleton. I Hope feat. Charlie Puth Gabby Barrett.
Subscriber Account active since. For more than six decades now, Billboard has been keeping track of what Americans are listening to via the Hot list, which measures the top pop songs in America based on sales, radio play, and online streaming. While how we listen to music has changed immensely since then, it still remains a goal of many artists to try and climb the charts, all the way to No. However, some of the most beloved bands and artists have never achieved the coveted spot atop the Hot Of these 16 musical acts, some still have plenty of time to make it.