Re-Charting The Chart

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Every week we will take a look at the top 30 Mediabase Country Chart. We will re-rank the songs on the chart based on the quality and overall enjoyment of each song. Next to each song I will provide the ranking that we would give it and the actual ranking on the Mediabase chart in parenthesis (From America’s Music Charts). At the end of each ranking there will be some thoughts about the current chart as well as any news or updates that are deemed important. I hope everyone enjoys this weekly post and feel free to comment/agree/disagree with anything you see.

  1. Eric Church ft. Rhiannon Giddens                     Kill A Word (11) A-
  2. Craig Campbell                                                         Outskirts of Heaven (26) B+
  3. Runaway June                                                            Lipstick (27) B+
  4. Chris Janson                                                               Holdin’ Her (21) B+
  5. Brad Paisley                                                                Today (7) B+
  6. Miranda Lambert                                                      We Should Be Friends (28) B
  7. Darius Rucker                                                             If I Told You (24) B
  8. Chris Young                                                                Sober Saturday Night (6) B
  9. Dan and Shay                                                              How Not To (25)
  10. Little Big Town                                                           Better Man (4)  B-
  11. Josh Turner                                                                  Hometown Girl (18) C+
  12. Jon Pardi                                                                       Dirt On My Boots (9) C+
  13. Luke Bryan                                                                  Fast (12) C+
  14. Jason Aldean                                                               Any Ol’ Barstool (15) C+
  15. High Valley                                                                 Make You Mine (19) C+
  16. Kenny Chesney                                                          Bar At The End of…(20) C
  17. Blake Shelton                                                             A Guy With a Girl (3) C
  18. Garth Brooks                                                              Baby, Let’s Lay Down… (17) C
  19. Trent Harmon                                                            There’s a Girl (23) C
  20. Maren Morris                                                             80’s Mercedes (10) C
  21. Thomas Rhett                                                            Star Of The Show (1) C
  22. Lauren Alaina                                                             Road Less Traveled (13) C
  23. Granger Smith                                                            If The Boot Fits (5) D
  24. Kelsea Ballerini                                                          Yeah Boy (16) F
  25. Dierks Bentley                                                            Black (22) F
  26. Lady Antebellum                                                       You Look Good (30) F
  27. Dustin Lynch                                                              Seein’ Red (2)  F
  28. Michael Ray                                                                Think a Little Less (8) F
  29. Brantley Gilbert                                                        The Weekend (14) F
  30. Sam Hunt                                                                    Body Like a Backroad (29) F

Score: 124 -13

New To The Top 30: 2 horrible songs enter the chart this week while 2 pretty good ones leave. The first new one is Sam Hunt’s Body Like A Backroad which is beyond embarrassingly bad. Also we get the return of Lady A with “You Look Good” Yipee! It’s like they never left since they are putting out the same boring, generic garbage as before.

Songs That Left The Top 30: “Parachute” is officially off the chart which means a lead single for Stapleton should be along soon! And we also see “Dirty Laundry” leave the chart. Hopefully Carrie will stay away from the murdering songs for a few singles because it’s getting pretty old.

Songs I See Leaving Us Soon: “Star Of The Show,” “If The Boot Fits,” “80’s Mercedes,” “A Guy With A Girl,” “How Not To.” How Not To will no longer be promoted to country radio so I expect a free fall very soon along with a new single.

Quick Thoughts: The chart score went down a whopping 13 this week with the entrance of 2 of the worst songs to be released in 2017.

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