2021 Billboard Country Music Airplay Number-One Songs

2021 Billboard Country Music Airplay Number-One Songs

Country music in 2021 – by the numbers…

33 songs went to number-one on the Billboard country airplay chart in 2021 – one song even did it twice (more on that in a bit)

5 artists hit number-one for the first time in 2021 (Blanco Brown, Niko Moon, Lainey Wilson, Elvie Shane, & MacKenzie Porter)

6 collaborations topped the Billboard chart. (Parmalee & Blanco Brown, Chris Young & Kane Brown, Chase Rice & Florida Georgia Line, Jameson Rodgers & Luke Combs, Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood, Dustin Lynch & MacKenzie Porter)

9 songs had multi week number-one songs

1 song went to number-one twice – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood‘s “If I Didn’t Love You” hit number-one – lost the spot and then return to the top for a total of 3 weeks.

Speaking of returning to the top spot on the Billboard country music airplay chart – Luke Combs took 4 songs to number-one in 2021, totaling 13 weeks – more than any other artist. “Better Together” claimed 5 weeks, “Forever After All” was 6, “Cold Beer Calling My Name” with Jameson Rodgers, and “Cold As You” both had one week stays at number-one.

Check out the full list of number-one songs on the Billboard country music chart for 2021, here…

January 2nd – Chris Lane – “Big, Big Plans”

January 9th – Lady A – “Champagne Night” (2 weeks)

January 23rd – Luke Combs – “Better Together” (5 weeks)

February 27th – Darius Rucker – “Beers And Sunshine”

March 6th – Luke Bryan – “Down To One”

March 13th – Niko Moon – “Good Time”

March 20th – Parmalee & Blanco Brown – “Just The Way”

March 27th – Thomas Rhett – “What’s Your Country Song”

April 3rd – Brett Young – “Lady”

April 10th – Florida Georgia Line – “Long Live”

April 17th – Gabby Barrett – “The Good Ones” (3 weeks)

May 8th – Jake Owen – “Made For You” (2 weeks)

May 22nd – Sam Hunt – “Breaking Up Was Easy In the 90s”

May 29th – Eric Church – “Hell Of A View”

June 5th – Luke Combs – “Forever After All” (6 weeks)

July 17th – Chris Young & Kane Brown – “Famous Friends”

July 24th – Jason Aldean – “Blame It On You”

July 31st – Cole Swindell – “Single Saturday Night” (2 weeks)

August 14th – Chase Rice & Florida Georgia Line – “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen”

August 21st – Dan + Shay – “Glad You Exist”

August 28th – Justin Moore – “We Didn’t Have Much”

September 4th – Luke Bryan – “Waves” (2 weeks)

September 18th – Thomas Rhett – “Country Again”

September 25th – Lainey Wilson – “Things A Man Oughta Know”

October 2nd – Scotty McCreery – “You Time”

October 9th – Luke Combs & Jameson Rodgers – “Cold Beer Calling My Name”

October 16th – Lee Brice – “Memory I Don’t Mess With”

October 23rd – Elvie Shane – “My Boy”

October 30th – Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – “If I Didn’t Love You” (2 weeks)

November 13th – Walker Hayes – “Fancy Like”

November 20th – Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – “If I Didn’t Love You” (1 week – 3 weeks total)

November 27th – Luke Combs – “Cold As You”

December 4th – Zac Brown Band – “Same Boat”

Dec 11th – Dustin Lynch & MacKenzie Porter – “Thinking ‘Bout You” (4 weeks)

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