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David McClister

George Strait Becomes First Artist Ever With 100 Songs On The Country Airplay Chart


With the release of his new single “Weight Of The Badge,” George Strait has officially become the first artist to have 100 songs on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart.

According to Billboard, “The Weight of the Badge” enters the the Oct. 19th chart at No. 56, with over 1.3 million audience impressions in the prior week. On Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, which blends airplay, streaming and sales data, Strait has a genre-topping 124 songs.

George is followed by Garth Brooks and Kenny Chesney who both have 90 entries, Tim McGraw and Alan Jackson have 84 and 82 respectively, with Toby Keith (75), Reba McEntire (69), Brooks & Dunn (62), Martina McBride (56), Rascal Flatts (53), and Blake Shelton (53) rounding out the Top 10.

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