Kane Brown's 'Lose It' Dethrones 'Meant to Be' After Record 50 Weeks Atop Hot Country Songs Chart


Brown additionally scores his second Top Country Albums No. 1 with new LP ‘Experiment.’

Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line's record-breaking run with "Meant To Be" is halted, as Kane Brown's "Lose It" takes excessive spot of the Hot Country Songs chart (dated Nov. 24). FGL and Rexha's country-pop crossover smash spent a report 50 whole weeks at No. 1, after debuting on the apex on Dec. 16, 2017.

Brown's newest hit now crowns the airplay, streaming and sales-based Hot Country Songs chart, as "Lose It" leaps 6-1. The 25-year-old Brown managed an identical feat in 2017, his first Hot Country Songs No. 1 "What Ifs" (that includes Lauren Alaina) breaking Sam Hunt's then record-setting run with "Body Like a Back Road," which held the highest spot on the chart for 34 weeks.

"Lose It" is the lead single from Brown's sophomore LP, Experiment, the nation star's second No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, dated Nov. 24, incomes 124,000 equal album items (105,000 in conventional album gross sales) in its first week, ending Nov. 15, in response to Nielsen Music. The sums mark Brown's greatest week in each consumption and album gross sales.

Brown is the primary artist to guide Hot Country Songs and Top Country Albums concurrently since he did so on Oct. 28, 2017, when "What Ifs" spent its second of 5 weeks at No. 1 on the previous and Kane Brown led the latter. His self-titled first LP debuted atop the Dec. 24, 2016-dated Top Country Albums chart, including 11 extra weeks on the summit, starting Oct. 28, 2017, following its reissue with bonus tracks. The set reached No. 5 on the Billboard 200.

On the all-genre Billboard 200, Experiment enters as Brown's first No. 1. It's additionally the third nation set to guide the checklist in 2018, following Carrie Underwood's Cry Pretty (Sept. 29) and Jason Aldean's Rearview Town (April 28); 4 did so in 2017.

"Lose It" lifts 6-2 on Country Streaming Songs (eight.7 million U.S. streams, up 27 p.c) and 5-Three on the Country Airplay chart (36.1 million in viewers, up 10 p.c). Along with "Lose It," 4 different Experiment tracks sit on the Hot Country Songs chart this week, with "Homesick" at No. 28, "Good as You" at No. 32, "Weekend" at No. 40 and "Baby Come Back to Me" at No. 42.

Brown signed to RCA Nashville in early 2016 after constructing a robust following via social media beginning in 2014, primarily by posting covers of songs by such artists as George StraitBrantley Gilbert and Alan Jackson. Prior to his cope with RCA, Brown independently launched the six-song EP Closer, which debuted on Top Country Albums at No. 22 in June 2015 and peaked at No. 7 that November. Five-song follow-up EP Chapter 1 (on RCA) debuted and peaked at No. Three in April 2016.