Dustin Lynch Makes History With Longest-Running US Top 10
DUSTIN LYNCH MAKES HISTORY WITH LONGEST-RUNNING US TOP 10
“THINKING ‘BOUT YOU (FEAT. MACKENZIE PORTER)” BREAKS RECORD ON BILLBOARD COUNTRY AIRPLAY CHART
NASHVILLE, TN. – (For Immediate Release) – BMG/Broken Bow Records star Dustin Lynch is making history with PLATINUM, six-week #1 collaboration “Thinking ‘Bout You (feat. MacKenzie Porter),” as it’s the longest-running Top 10 single at 27 weeks since the Billboard US Country Airplay chart launched in January 1990.
“Wow! Adding this stat to ‘Thinking ‘Bout You’ is so huge. It further validates what we all felt with this song, and it’s so rewarding to see it continue to connect with listeners,” shares Lynch.
Fast-surpassing his four-week #1 mark set by 2017’s “Small Town Boy,” the Lynch, Andy Albert, Hunter Phelps, and Will Weatherly co-write is Lynch’s eighth #1 at US Country radio overall – as well as his third career chart-topper as a songwriter – and gives Porter her first US #1 after four Canadian hits. In addition, “Thinking ‘Bout You” has racked up over 300 MILLION global on-demand streams to date.
Further making noise with his current swaying single “Party Mode” at US Country radio, the neon-buzzed track – also found on his fifth studio album BLUE IN THE SKY – scored his biggest add week and highest career debut. The rowdy inspiration behind his current 17-city US PARTY MODE TOUR, American Songwriter hails, “Every day is an adventure, and Dustin Lynch is living his best life,” as he heads back out this week for back-to-back shows in Pikeville, KY, and Washington, DC. Serving it extra strong with cans-up freedom through May, find full details and ticketing information at DustinLynchMusic.com.
ABOUT DUSTIN LYNCH:
Dustin Lynch has “built one of the most consistent recording careers in modern country music” (Billboard), achieving eight #1s, four Top 5 albums, nine GOLD and PLATINUM certified singles, and tallying over 3.3 BILLION global on-demand streams. Currently on the PARTY MODE TOUR, his fifth studio album, BLUE IN THE SKY, is out now and features PLATINUM, six-week #1 “Thinking ‘Bout You (feat. MacKenzie Porter)” plus current neon-buzzed single “Party Mode. “Dustin Lynch’s New Music Will Have You Embracing the Party 24/7,” hails E! News, as the good time follow-up to TULLAHOMA – which delivered consecutive PLATINUM chart-toppers: “Ridin’ Roads” and “Good Girl,” in addition to GOLD, Top 5 hit “Momma’s House.” Since his PLATINUM breakout “Cowboys and Angels” in 2012, Lynch’s headlined packed venues and toured with Country’s biggest names like Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Brad Paisley. Likewise, the Tennessee native has earned industry recognition as a Grand Ole Opry member, as well as high-profile nominations for the Billboard Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and CMT Music Awards.
ABOUT MACKENZIE PORTER: Canada native, Nashville-based MacKenzie Porter is rising to international acclaim with her radiant Country style. She recently scored a SIX-week #1 with Dustin Lynch collaboration “Thinking ‘Bout You,” earning her first #1 at U.S. Country radio while releasing brand-new songs “Coming Soon To A Bar Near You,” “Pickup,” “Unlonely Me” and “Heaven Heard Me” via Big Loud Records. Her “mesmerizing vocals and hook-driven songs” (Billboard) off her Joey Moi-produced album DRINKIN’ SONGS: THE COLLECTION sparked headline-worthy accolades, including debuting on the Grand Ole Opry, four 2021 CCMA Awards nominations, and 2021 JUNO Awards nomination for Country Album of the Year. Making her mark, Porter became the first female artist to have three consecutive #1 singles at Canadian Country radio in 22 years with “About You,” “These Days” and “Seeing Other People” in early 2020, following Shania Twain in 1998. Porter also earned her first crossover Top 10 at Canadian Pop radio – a first since 2003 for a Canadian Country artist – with “These Days (Remix),” and joined CMT’s elite Next Women of Country class of 2021. The Pandora 2021 Country Artist to Watch will join Walker Hayes’ FANCY LIKE TOUR in 2022. She has previously shared the stage with Jordan Davis, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Chris Lane, Blake Shelton, Dallas Smith, and co-starred in the Netflix series, Travelers.