tmn charts Chart Analysis August 8, 2019

Lee Kernaghan tops TMN’s Country Airplay Chart with ‘Backroad Nation’

Charts & New Music Editor
Lee Kernaghan tops TMN’s Country Airplay Chart with ‘Backroad Nation’

‘Backroad Nation’ has just ascended to the top of the latest , marking yet another #1 single for Australian country veteran .

Rising 4-1, ‘Backroad’ ends Luke Combs’ five-week chart reign with ‘Beer Never Broke My Heart’ falling to #2.

Kernaghan is the third Aussie to summit the airplay chart in 2019 after Morgan Evans (‘Day Drunk’) and fellow act Amber Lawrence (‘Outrageous’).

KIX Country, CMC, Triple M Country and Hot Country Network all ramped up support for ‘Backroad’ this week.

Combs, on the other hand, suffered spin drops across the board, notably from KIX who almost halved their weekly spins.

Kernaghan is in the midst of his Australia-wide Backroad Nation Tour, making stops in regional centres across the country.

His most recent album of the same name reached #3 on the , Kernaghan’s tenth Top 10 entry.


Check out the full TMN Country Airplay Chart here

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