Jelly Roll And Lainey Wilson Score #1 Hit As “Save Me” Tops The Country Radio Charts

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Jelly Roll and Lainey Wilson are taking over country music — and that includes the radio charts.

The respective CMA New Artist Of The Year and Entertainer of the Year scored another #1 song this week as their duet “Save Me” topped the country charts.

It’s currently sitting at the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart, which are the two charts labels use to officially track their songs performance.

After just 13 weeks from its impact date at country radio, it’s the fastest climb for both Lainey and Jelly with a single becoming a #1 hit so far:

The song is a revamping of the track from Jelly Roll’s 2020 album A Beautiful Disaster, before he made the switch to country music.

Written by Jelly Roll and David Ray, the duet version with Lainey was also featured on Jelly’s recent 2023 Whitsett Chapel album.

In an interview with Apple Music earlier this year, Jelly Roll recalled writing the song in the middle of the pandemic, in the wake of losing his father:

“It was the middle of the pandemic. And when I say middle of it, I mean we were spraying boxes with Lysol. And I just couldn’t sit through that. I was like, ‘We got to work.’

And I was in such a dark space because of that; I knew I needed to write. My father had just died a year before. So I’m still learning how to grieve through that.

And then I’m like, ‘We got to write. I got to get this out of me.’ So ‘Save Me’ came from a really dark space. It’s still really hard to sing.”

An inspiring song with a message that clearly resonates with so many people, a big congratulations to this duo on another #1 hit.

“Save Me”

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