2/18 Top 75 Highlights: Rucker Spends a 3rd and Final Week at #1; Shelton Has the Hot Song; Jake Gill Leads All New Entries, More…

NOTE: Click here to go to the Top 75 page.

Who’s #1?
“For the First Time” by Darius Rucker spends a 3rd and, what turns out to be, a final week at #1 this week thanks to the voting results.

Rest of the Top 5

  • #2) “Six Strings and Diamond Rings” by Taylor Hicks (no change)
  • #3) “Refuge” by Randy Moore (no change)
  • #4) “The Older I Get” by Alan Jackson (no change)
  • #5) “Heaven” by Kane Brown (up 1)

Hot Song
“I Lived It” by Blake Shelton was the Hot Song this week, which helped it climb from #63 last week to #55 on this week’s chart.  The Hot Song is the song with the highest Vote Score* during the voting for the chart each week and receives 5 Bonus Points on top of what it earned where it finished in the voting.3

Top Debut
“You’re My Girl” by Jake Gill was this week’s Top Debut, debuting at #72.  The Top Debut is the song making its first appearance in the Top 75 this week at a position higher than any of the other debuts.

Other Top 75 Debuts
This week, there was only one other Top 75 debut:

# Artist/Group Song Source
73 Ashley Walls “Mustang” IND

 

Highest Hit Song From Each of the Sources:

  • Australia: “I Don’t Dance” by Shane Nicholson at #32 (down 2)
  • Canada: “We Ran Out” by Justin LaBrash at #49 (up 3)
  • Indie: “Six Strings and Diamond Rings” by Taylor Hicks at #2 (no change)
  • Roots: “Choctaw Hayride” by Alisom Krauss & Union Station at #10 (no change)
  • Texas Regional: “Livin’” by HOSS at #12 (down 3)
  • United States: “For the First Time” by Darius Rucker at #1 (no change)

Want to see the entire Fan Voted Chart?
On the Top 75 page, there are two links about the chart.  One link takes you to the Chart Website; the other link takes you to the Chart Page on the website that allows you to see the full chart with details on every single song that is on this week’s chart.

*–Vote Score = # of Votes divided by the Probability of Receiving a Vote.  This formula was instituted for the Hot Song beginning with the voting for the 2/22-2/28/15 Chart, but was renamed Power Score for the “Power of the Vote” song starting with the 8/23-8/29/15 Chart.  Eventually, the song name was changed back to the Hot Song and the score was called the Vote Score beginning with the 8/28-9/3/16 Chart.

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