Two-Week U.S. Chart-Topper Marks Lynch’s Third #1 As A Songwriter; Also Reigns In Canada
NASHVILLE, TN. — (14th December, 2021) — Broken Bow Records star DustinLynch reigns the Billboard Country Airplay chart for a second week with his buzzed-about “Thinking ‘Bout You” collaboration with MacKenziePorter, while ruling the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart this week in the U.S. and Canada’s Mediabase Country Airplay chart. This marks Lynch’s eighth U.S. and second Canadian #1 at Country radio, as well as his third career chart-topper as a songwriter, plus Porter’s first U.S. and fourth Canadian #1.
“Two weeks! So thrilled to have been able to share this ride with MacKenzie [Porter],” shares Lynch. “The journey to the top of the charts is always a team effort, but it’s even more fun having another name alongside your own to celebrate these moments with. And speaking of celebrating – get ready to party with us in 2022!”
Feeling the magnetic pull of the past, the Lynch, Andy Albert, Hunter Phelps, and Will Weatherly-penned lyrics ring straight to the heart of a broken connection, as heart-pounding hooks and memory-soaked vocals stir nostalgic romance. Garnering 175 MILLION on-demand streams, the Justin Nolan Key-directed music video has also surpassed 4 MILLION views. Assuming the roles of a former couple reminiscing over the phone, watch the dialled-up clip featuring Lynch and Porter.
With brand-new music promised next year, fans can currently find Lynch on the road in the US and Canada. Find all upcoming show stops here.
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, eight GOLD and PLATINUM certified singles, and tallying over 2.6 BILLION on-demand streams. His power duet “Thinking ‘Bout You (feat. MacKenzie Porter)” recently reached #1, as his fourth studio album, TULLAHOMA, has delivered consecutive chart-toppers: PLATINUM “Ridin’ Roads” and GOLD “Good Girl” – both co-written by Lynch, in addition to Top 5 hit “Momma’s House.” Continuing to drop some of the genre’s hottest collaborations, he’s also released “Huntin’ Land (feat. Riley Green)” and “Tequila On A Boat (feat. Chris Lane),” plus Country classics “Not Every Cowboy” and “Pasadena,” with more music on the way. 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: MacKenzie Porter is a rising Country talent whose sound knows no borders. Signed to Big Loud Records, she is surging now with Dustin Lynch collaboration “Thinking ‘Bout You” at Country radio, plus latest releases “Coming Soon To A Bar Near You,” “Pickup,” “Unlonely Me,” and “Heaven Heard Me.” The new music follows DRINKIN’ SONGS: THE COLLECTION – an arsenal of two years’ worth of music produced by Joey Moi. Since moving to Nashville in 2014 from her native Canada, she’s developed a radiant Country style which threads the needle between traditional heart and modern energy, often collaborating with songwriting mainstays like Nicolle Galyon, Craig Wiseman, Natalie Hemby, and Tommy English. Her “mesmerising vocals and hook-driven songs” (Billboard) have sparked a list of headline-worthy accolades, including Porter’s four 2021 CCMA Awards nominations – Entertainer of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, PRS Guitars Video of the Year (“Drinkin’ Songs”), Fans’ Choice – plus a 2021 JUNO Awards nomination for Country Album of the Year. Making her mark, Porter became the first female artist to have three back-to-back #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 is currently on Jordan Davis’ BUY DIRT TOUR and will join Walker Hayes’ FANCY LIKE TOUR in 2022. She has previously shared the stage with Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Chris Lane, Blake Shelton, Dallas Smith, and co-starred in the Netflix series, Travelers.