Twenty-One And Counting For Keith City

Nation famous person Keith City scored his third US nation airplay No.1 from the Ripcord album — and the twenty first of his profession — when the soul-flavored “Blue Ain’t Your Colour” topped Billboard’s Nation Airplay chart dated January 14, 2017. The music was finishing a 20-week climb to the highest, because it prolonged its lengthy runs on the high of the Sizzling Nation Songs and Nation Digital Track Gross sales charts to 9 weeks apiece.

Written by Steven Lee Olsen, Hillary Lindsey and Clint Lagerberg, it adopted the 2 earlier airplay chart-toppers scored by the New Zealander from Ripcord. Each “Break On Me” and “Wasted Time” went to the summit, after opening single “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” peaked at No.2 in 2015.

The Hit Crimson/Capitol Nashville set was nominated for Finest Nation Album on the 59th annual Grammy Awards, which came about on February 12, 2017. Billboard reported that the album had offered 412,000 copies within the US to that time in bodily gross sales, downloads and equal mixed items from streaming. By the top of 2017, that complete had superior to round 700,000. “Blue Ain’t Your Colour” had mixed unit gross sales of 651,000 to the purpose the place it made the airplay summit, a quantity that had superior to a whopping 1.8 million by late 2017.

The airplay favourite prolonged City’s span of No.1s on that chart to nearly 16 years. He first topped it with “However for the Grace of God” in February, 2001, and “Colour” took him into sixth place for many Nation Airplay No.1s, forward of Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith, who’ve 20 every. Tim McGraw thus grew to become the all-time champion on that chart, with 29 No.1s.

City’s closing single from Ripcord and the follow-up to “Blue Ain’t Your Colour” was his collaboration with Carrie Underwood, “The Fighter,” which reached No.2 in each nation gross sales and airplay. He ended a busy 2017 with the November launch, debuted on the CMA Awards, of the empowerment anthem “Feminine.”

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