Welcome again to Takeover Tuesday, the place every week, Billboard faucets chart-topping artists and tastemakers to compile their very personal playlist unique to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free rein to base the listing on no matter topic they select. The solely rule? Make it as artistic and distinctive to them as attainable.
With the brand new 12 months quick approaching, Jordan Davis should be exhausted. Following the discharge of his debut album Home State in March, the rising nation star hit No.1 on the Country Airplay chart together with his massively profitable breakout hit “Singles You Up." With his flirty second single "Take It From Me" sitting at No. 16 on the tally (dated Dec. eight), Davis is displaying that his success has solely simply begun — and his achievements this 12 months simply earned him the title of Billboard’s Top New Country Artist of 2018.
Before Davis — who’s recent off of tour with Kip Moore — hits the street once more with Old Dominion on Jan. 18, he shared his final playlist of favourite songs with Billboard, together with 2018 releases and spanning all the way in which again to 1972. From nation legends like Eric Church and Brad Paisley, to pop music’s lyrical masters John Mayer and Ed Sheeran, this playlist makes it straightforward to see the place Davis’s distinctive mesh of the 2 genres comes from. His personal music fuses collectively basic nation lyrics with pop-influenced melodies that give them their infectious enchantment.
“These are a few of my new favorites and some that I’ve been listening to for years,” Davis tells Billboard. “This playlist by no means will get previous to me.”
Listen to extra of the timeless songs with Jordan Davis’s Takeover Tuesday playlist beneath.