Thursday, February 3, 2011

Chesney's album gets third week at top

Kenny Chesney's "Somewhere With You" Continues # 1 Run for Third Straight Week + Helps Chesney Set Record For Most Weeks At #1
"Somewhere With You" Certified Gold

NASHVILLETN -- For the third consecutive week this week, Kenny Chesney, the 4-time Country Music Association and 4-in-a-row-Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year, celebrates "Somewhere With You" as the number one song on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

*According to Billboard, Chesney's 53 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts are a record for the most of any artist this millennium.

*"Somewhere With You" and previous 'Hemingway's Whiskey' single "The Boys of Fall" are the fourth set of two straight multiweek number one singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for Chesney.  "The Boys of Fall" spent two weeks in the number one position this past October.

*"Somewhere With You" is Chesney's 21st number one single, combining Billboard and MediaBase chart history.

* "Somewhere With You" and "The Boys of Fall" reached gold certification faster than any pair of songs from a single album in Chesney's career.

Chesney's latest album 'Hemingway's Whiskey' (BNA) debuted at number one on both the Billboard 200 and Country Album charts.

The superstar, who has sold over 30 million albums to date, will kick off his Corona Presents Kenny Chesney's 'Goin' Coastal' Tour in March, with at date at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at St. Louis July 28.
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