Paisley rises to the top with Water
Monday, June 28, 2010
– Brad Paisley celebrates the 17th number 1 single of his career as Water
will sit atop the Mediabase and BDS charts this week, becoming the fourth chart-topper from his "American Saturday Night" CD and collection and his 13th straight number 1 single. Miranda Lambert's The House That Built Me
was number one for four straight weeks.
The streak is second only to the legendary Sonny James as the solo country artist with the most consecutive number one singles in country chart history.
In other Paisley news, GAC re-airs the recent special, "Brad Paisley Underwater." The show offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his current H2O Tour and the special efforts to launch the tour on time after much of the tour gear was lost in Nashville flooding. The half-hour special will re-air July 4 and 5 with airtimes on GACTV.com.
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