Most Country stars DON'T Hit #1 with their first song. Only these 10 did!

Reba Mcentire, Luke Bryan, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift..NONE OF THEM hit #1 on their first single!

Since 2010, only 15 artists have started their Country Music career with a #1 hit on the Billboard Country Radio airplay chart. These are the one who did!

2010

Easton Corbin "A Little More Country Than That"

Jerrod Niemann "Lover, Lover"

2011

None

2012

Florida Georgia Line "Cruise"

2013

Parmalee "Carolina"

2014

Sam Hunt "Leave the Night On"

Maddie And Tae "Girl In A Country Song"

2015

A Thousand Horses "Smoke"

Kelsea Ballerini "Love Me Like You Mean It"

Michael Ray "Kiss You In the Morning"

2016

None

2017

Luke Combs "Hurricane"

Carly Pearce "Every Little Thing"

2018

Russell Dickerson "Yours"

Jordan Davis "Singles You Up"

Jimmie Allen "Best Shot"

2019

Matt Stell "Prayed For You"

Congrats Matt Stell on being the latest to join the #1 Club! Pretty cool right?

I was telling Matt Stell just how big of a deal debuting at Number One really is when I predicted he'd do it for TWO WEEKS IN A ROW. Obviously from his tweet, he was paying attention! lol

 
 
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