(Between 19, pop, adult, rock and R&B airplay charts likewise adopted BDS data.) Although the early days of using these new tools faced challenges, one would be hard-pressed to imagine those in the industry doing their jobs strategically and credibly without the benefit of monitored charts, while all chart-watchers are assured of "the highest degree of accuracy" pledged a quarter-century ago.Here's a recap of some of the leading artists on Country Airplay since it debuted. 1s: Tim Mc Graw (27), Alan Jackson and George Strait (26 each), Chesney (24), Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith (20 each).
Chesney co-directed and produced several documentaries for ESPN, including “The Boys of Fall,” “Believer,” and “The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story.” The same work ethic and undeniable talent that caught the attention of Nashville insiders still drives Chesney. 1 hits: the Grammy-nominated “American Kids,” “Til It’s Gone,” CMA and Grammy-nominated “Wild Child,” featuring Grace Potter, and the three-week chart-topper “Save It For a Rainy Day.” Always looking to stretch the limit without losing his roots, Chesney follows up with the highly-anticipated Oct. The Pinnacle Award recognizes an artist who has achieved global prominence through concert performances and record sales at levels unique in Country Music.The artist has also attained the highest degree of recognition within the broad expanse of music worldwide.He was later signed to Capricorn Records by the legendary Phil Walden through the strength of “The Tin Man,” which Walden felt demonstrated the promise and voice of a writer/artist on the verge.Moving to BNA Records, Chesney found his voice – and those songs became the watermark for a generation.1 on the survey with "Til It's Gone," which steps 2-1.