's Hot Country Songs chart, as "Something in the Water" rules for a seventh week.
Executives at and BDS believed that if they could successfully deploy technology-based charts in country (which almost never utilized custom mixes or edited versions of songs), far less musically tidy cousins in other formats might follow with significantly less blowback.
Billboard Debuts Expanded, Revamped Weekly Charts Thus began the evolution of the monitored-airplay charts story.
Skepticism gave way to a sense of inevitability, cautious tolerance and, ultimately, a full embracing.
Most top 10s: Strait (61), Mc Graw (52), Jackson (51), Chesney (47), Keith (42) and Brooks & Dunn (41). 1s among women: Underwood (13), Reba Mc Entire (11), Hill (nine), Swift and Shania Twain (seven each).
Most top 10s among women: Mc Entire (36), Hill (23), Underwood and Martina Mc Bride (20 each) and Trisha Yearwood (19). 1s among duos/groups: Brooks & Dunn (20), Rascal Flatts (12), Zac Brown Band (10), Lady Antebellum and Lonestar (nine each).