Sign up for newsletter
 

Rhett reaches the summit again

Monday, February 23, 2015 – Thomas Rhett is not third time lucky because he also went to number one with his firest two singles. Rhett announced today that his current hit "Make Me Wanna" will be atop the Billboard charts this week,

Rhett takes over the top of the Country Airplay chart from Florida Georgia Line's "Sun Daze." This is Rhett's first number one as the artist and songwriter. Rhett previously hit the top with "Get Me Some of That" and "It Goes Like This."

"This song is the perfect bridge between 'It Goes Like This' and the new stuff we've been working on," said Rhett. "So, this kind of support from country radio, my friends in the industry and the fans who have been relentlessly supporting me has got me really pumped for what's next."

Rhett is touring this year with Florida Georgia Line.

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

Tillis unlocks "Looking for a Feeling" "It had been a while since I'd given my fans any new solo music," Pam Tillis explains, when asked about the motivation behind recording her album "Looking for a Feeling." Until recently, Tillis mostly busied herself by recording and touring with... »»»