Final Country Songs Top 40 for 2018

1 – Carter & Carter “Better Day” 2 – Dale Duncan “Diamantina Coming Down” 3 – Drew McAlister “Australian Heartbeat” 4 – The Wolfe Brothers “Ain’t Seen It Yet” 5 – Tony Cook “That’s Country” 6 – Beccy Cole “Lioness” 7 – Dale Duncan “Station Minderoo” 8 – Brendan Dugan “Honky Tonk Heroes” 9 – Phoebe Jay “Rollercoaster Ride” 10 – Melissa Robertson “Red Head At Heart” 11 – Adam Harvey “I’d Rather Be A Highway Man” 12 – Aly Cook “Love Is A Full Time Job” 13 – The Long And Short Of It “Don’t Bait My Hook” 14 – Ben Ransom “You’re The Reason Why” 15 Tom Curtain Ft. Sara Storer “Speak Up” 16 – Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont “So Smooth” 17 – The Long And Short Of It “Old School” 18 – Ben Ransom Ft. Sharon O’Neill “Young Years” 19 – Emma Jene “Every Girl Needs Her Daddy’s Love” 20 – Troy Cassar-Daley “Wouldn’t Change A Thing” 21 – Shelly Jones Band “Highways” 22 – Travis Collins “High Horse” 23 – The McClymonts “Like We Used To” 24 – Destiny “Put On A Good Show” 25 – The Wolfe Brothers “No Sad Songs” 26 – Ali S “Girls, Beer, Utes & Rodeo” 27 – Brad Cox “Lake House” 28 – Steve Cheers “Waving At Trains” 29 – Becci Nethery “Beautiful Life” 30 – Amber Joy Poulton “In Your Wildest Dreams” 31 – Brendan Smoother “Gypsy Girl” 32 – The Long And Short Of It “When I’m Gone” 33 – Casey Barnes “Ain’t Coming Home” 34 – Tom Curtain “Livin’ In The Bush” 35 – NeillyRich “Badnews.com” 36 – Destiny “Streets Of Old Kilsyth” 37 – Ashie Noey “Love To Burn” 38 – Casey Barnes “Set Sail” 39 – Emma Jene “Fakin’ It Just Makin’ It” 40 – Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont “Train Wreck”

Carter & Carter top the chart with their single, “Better Day”, which spent 7 weeks at #1 during a 29 week chart run. 

MOST PLAYED BY CATEGORY: 
The most played songs (by Category) on Australian country radio in 2018. 
Female Artist Beccy Cole – “Lioness” 
Male Artist Dale Duncan – “Diamantina Coming Down” 
Duo – Carter & Carter “Better Day” 
Group/Band – The Wolfe Brothers “Ain’t Seen It Yet” 
Collaboration – Tom Curtain & Sara Storer “Speak Up” 

MOST SONGS AT #1 
Dale Duncan – 2 songs 
Ben Ransom – 2 songs 
The Long And Short Of It – 2 songs 

MOST WEEKS AT #1
Carter & Carter – “BETTER DAY” (7 weeks) 

MOST WEEKS ON THE CHART 
Carter & Carter – “BETTER DAY” (29 weeks) 

TOTALS 
25 songs made the #1 spot  
11 male artists made #1 
6 female artists made #1 
4 duos made #1 
1 group/band made #1. 

MOST SONGS ON THE CHARTS DURING THE YEAR 
Male artist – Keith Urban (6 songs) 
Female artist – Kristy Cox (5 songs) 
Duo/Band – The Wolfe Brothers (4 songs) 
Duo/Ban – Destiny (4 songs) 

LONGEST GAP BETWEEN WEEKS AT #1 FOR THE SAME SONG 
Brendan Dugan “Honky Tonk Heroes” (5 weeks) 

BIGGEST JUMP TO REACH #1 
Alan and Trace – Jumping 30 places from #31 to #1 with “Help Me Make It Through The Night” on February 3. 

MOST SUCCESSFUL SONG WHICH DIDN’T REACH #1 
Melissa Robertson “Red Head At Heart” 1 week at #2. 

HIGHEST DEBUTING POSITION DURING THE YEAR 
NeillyRich debuted at #2 on February 24 with Badnews.com. 

THIS IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR THAT… 
No overseas acts (not counting NZ) made the year’s Top 40. 

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