Reba Begins AND Ends 2010 at #1 on the Country Singles Charts
“TURN ON THE RADIO” IS #1 COUNTRY SONG IN THE U.S.
AND REBA’S 35th #1 SMASH
AND REBA’S 35th #1 SMASH
REBA RANKED AMONG TOP 5 FEMALE COUNTRY ARTISTS OF 2O1O BY BOTH BILLBOARD AND COUNTRY AIRCHECK
NASHVILLE, TN -- Multimedia superstar Reba racked up her 35th #1 career single this week with the highly-charged kiss-off anthem, “Turn on the Radio,” claiming the top spot on both the Billboard Country Singles Chart and the USA Today/ Country Aircheck (powered by Mediabase) chart.
The timing of Reba’s latest chart-topper couldn’t be more poignant – with the crowning of “Turn on the Radio,” Reba became the one Country artist to dominate the Country Singles charts by both opening 2010 with a #1 hit (the four-week #1, “Consider Me Gone,” which subsequently became Reba’s biggest hit of her 30+ year career) AND also ending 2010 with a #1 hit. – the lead single from her new, critically-acclaimed album, ALL THE WOMEN I AM.
Both #1 singles are on Reba’s new label home, The Valory Music Co.
Additionally, the fiery redhead shows no signs of slowing down any time soon, with 2010 becoming one of the superstar’s biggest years this decade. More than 30 years after her professional recording career began, Reba remains one ofBillboard’s Top 5 Female Country Artists of 2010 as well as a Top 5 Overall Female Artist on Country Aircheck’s (powered by Mediabase) year-end list.
Reba also ranks one of Billboard’s Top 15 Country Artists and Country Albums Artists of 2010. Reba also made the list of Billboard’s overall Top Pop Artists and Hot 100 Artists of 2010.
Reba ended 2010 with a Top 25 Billboard Country Album (KEEP ON LOVING YOU) and also received accolades as both a 2010 Billboard Top 200 Albums Artist and Top Current Albums Artist. In addition, Reba landed 3 songs on bothBillboard’s 2010 Hot Country Songs Chart and on Country Aircheck’s Top 100 Songs of 2010.
Reba teams up with George Strait in 2011 as they continue one of the most successful Country music tours of the year(Billboard’s Boxscore: Top 25 Tours of 2010). Reba and George will kick off the new year on January 14th at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX. Lee Ann Womack will also perform.
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ABOUT REBAOne of the most successful female recording artists in history, Reba has sold over 56 million albums worldwide and her previous 13 studio albums have all achieved Gold or Platinum-plus status. She has won 15 American Music Awards; 12 Academy of Country Music Awards; 9 People’s Choice Awards; 7 Country Music Association Awards and 2 GRAMMY Awards. Reba’s reign of #1 hits spans four decades and the multimedia superstar was recently recognized by Billboard, Country Aircheck and Mediabase as the biggest female hit-maker in country music history. Reba began 2010 with the 4-week #1 “Consider Me Gone,” the biggest hit of her illustrious career. The superstar will end 2010 with her 35th #1 hit, “Turn On The Radio,” the lead single from her brand new album, ALL THE WOMEN I AM.
Reba recently surpassed the one million fan mark on Facebook, propelling her into an elite group of only 10 Country artists to achieve the popularity milestone. Reba’s unprecedented run of sales successes extended the superstar’s lead as the female artist with the most RIAA sales certification in Country music history. Also an acclaimed film, TV and Broadway actress, Reba signed with The Valory Music Co. in November 2008. The move reunited the multimedia entertainer with industry leader Scott Borchetta, now President and CEO of the Big Machine Label Group, which includes Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co. and Republic Nashville.
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