Thomas Rhett earns highest charting career debut | The Music Universe

Rhett earns “Most Added” song of the week with “What’s Your Country Song”

Fresh off surprising fans last week with new music, ACM Awards “Entertainer of the Year” Thomas Rhett has earned the highest chart debut of his career with “What’s Your Country Song” as country radio’s most-added song with 150 stations, debuting at No. 18 on Billboard’s Country Airplay Chart and No. 25 on the Mediabase/Country Airplay Chart.

Serving as the first taste off a fifth studio album via The Valory Music Co., the uptempo offering infuses inspiration from classic country songs and whip-smart storytelling to breed a fresh new take on a country state of mind, flexing Rhett’s knack to “fine-tune his songwriting to maximize the narratives at the core of his hooks” (Billboard). The song was written by Thomas Rhett alongside Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley and Parker Welling.

Last week, Rhett unveiled the official music video that encapsulating the spirit of the song’s lyrics. Rhett and wife Lauren Akins are making their hosting debut together during the 11th Annual CMA Country Christmas. Thomas Rhett is also performing during the annual music celebration set for Monday, November 30th on ABC at 9 pm ET/PT.

Thomas Rhett’s most recent release, his GRAMMY-nominated fourth studio album Center Point Road continued to propel his meteoric career as “few singers have played a larger role in defining the sound of country music over the past half-dozen years” (Rolling Stone), debuting atop the Billboard 200 and spawning three No. 1 hits including its platinum lead single, “Look What God Gave Her,” which was first introduced on SNL. Rhett has scored nearly 10 billion total career streams and received two CMA Triple Play awards for penning three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period, adding to his collection of trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards and more.