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Billboard Reveals Most Honored Country Recording of All Time

Billboard Reveals Most Honored Country Recording of All Time

Billboard put together a unique list of the Most Honored Country Recordings of All Time. Using criteria that included awards from the Academy of Country Music (ACM), Country Music Association (CMA), Recording Academy (Grammy) and more, Billboard deduced that George Jones’ “He Stopped Loving Her Today” is the most honored country song of all time.…MORE

Gwen Stefani Has Now Topped the Billboard All-Genre, Pop, Rap and Country Charts

Gwen Stefani Has Now Topped the Billboard All-Genre, Pop, Rap and Country Charts

I was thinking about Gwen Stefani’s career today . . . and something dawned on me: From fronting No Doubt to her solo career, Gwen’s collective body of work across multiple genres is impressive, to say the least. Her latest feat? Gwen topped the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week for the first time with…MORE

Kenny Rogers Tops Billboard Country Albums Chart for First Time in 34 Years

Kenny Rogers Tops Billboard Country Albums Chart for First Time in 34 Years

Kenny Rogers may be gone, but the country music icon is definitely not forgotten. One week after Kenny’s death on March 20, his 2018 album, The Best of Kenny Rogers: Through the Years, reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The 20-song offering moved 31,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music,…MORE

Jake Owen Scores 8th No. 1 Single With “Homemade”

Jake Owen Scores 8th No. 1 Single With “Homemade”

Jake Owen scored the eighth No. 1 single of his career as “Homemade” reached the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. The wistful single, which was penned by Bobby Pinson, Drew Parker, Jared Mullins and Ben Goldsmith, highlights many of the staples commonly associated with small-town living, including…MORE

Kane Brown’s “Homesick” Is No. 1 for the Second Straight Week

Kane Brown’s “Homesick” Is No. 1 for the Second Straight Week

Kane Brown’s “Homesick” is No. 1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart for the second consecutive week. Penned by Kane, Brock Berryhill, Matthew McGinn and Taylor Phillips, “Homesick” is Kane’s fifth consecutive No. 1 single. It is featured on Kane’s 2018 album, Experiment. “‘Homesick’ is just kinda personal because we’ve done…MORE

Blake Shelton Scores 7th No. 1 Album With “Fully Loaded: God’s Country”

Blake Shelton Scores 7th No. 1 Album With “Fully Loaded: God’s Country”

Blake Shelton scored his seventh No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart this week with the debut of Fully Loaded: God’s Country. The new album moved 96,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music, which was good enough for No. 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. The 12-song offering features five new tunes—including…MORE

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Worthington BLOG: Racism is more common than you think

Worthington BLOG: Racism is more common than you think

  Racism is more common than you think 6/4/20   By: Rick Worthington I guess this is as good a time as any to admit, the #BLM rallies in Idaho and the rioting in other areas has me thinking more about racism than I have in years. Let us speak honestly. Racism exists, and it is…

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early 5/13/20 By Rick Worthington I’m not one to rebel or clash against the government. I believe in the rule of law, and abide by the law as best I can…for the most part. Yes, I’ve had a speeding ticket in my lifetime. I mean, I’ve…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4

  Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4 By Rick Worthington 4/8/20 The Worthington family continues to practice social distancing, as we have for a month now! I think at this point, we are all going a little crazy, and I don’t just mean my family. I miss people I don’t normally miss! Anybody else? As…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 3

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 3

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine Week 3 By Rick Worthington 4/3/20 It’s no longer a “Self Quarantine!” Just to recap – my family and I began to “self quarantine” on March 13th. Today is April 3rd, and so much has happened in the last 3 weeks. I’ll start with some personal stuff. (also something I…

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