Zach Bryan ties record for most weeks spent at No. 1 on Country Songwriters Chart

Zach Bryan spending a 31st overall week at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Country Songwriters chart (dated January 21), giving Ashley Gorley the most weeks at the top since the chart’s launch in 2019.

Bryan, who has reigned for the past 23 consecutive weeks, matches the mark by virtue of five writing credits on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart, led by his breakthrough single “Something in the Orange”. The track equals a third week at No. 1 on Hot Country Songs, as is reach the top 10 of Billboard Hot 100rising 11-10.

Here’s a look at all five of Bryan’s songwriting credits on the latest Hot Country Songs chart, all of which he wrote solo and recorded, and which contribute to his ranking on Country Songwriters:

Rank, title:

  • None. 1, “Something in Orange”
  • None. 27, “Oklahoma Smoke Show”
  • None. 32, “Burn, Burn, Burn”
  • None. 41, “Sun to Me”
  • None. 45, “The Good I Will Do”

As Bryan ties Gorley for most weeks logged at No. 1 on Country Songwriters, here’s an updated look at the artists who have spent the most weeks at the top:

Most Weeks at No. 1 on Country Songwriters:

  • 31, Zach Bryan
  • 31, Ashley Gorley
  • 18, Blanco Brown
  • 15, Luke Combs
  • 14, Morgan Wallen
  • 13, Taylor Swift
  • 10, Josh Thompson
  • 9, HARDY
  • 8, Josh Jenkins
  • 7, Josh Osborne
  • 5, Laura Veltz

On Billboards Country Producers chart, Joey Moi continues his dominance as he extends his record run at No. 1 to 91 weeks. He has seven production credits on Hot Country Songs, via Morgan Wallen’s “You Proof” (No. 2), “Wasted on You” (No. 5) and “Thought You Should Know” (No. 6); HARDY’s “Wait in the Truck,” featuring Lainey Wilson (No. 11); and Wallen’s “One Thing at a Time” (No. 21), “Tennessee Fan” (No. 26) and “Days That End in Why” (No. 38).

The weekly Country Songwriters and Country Producers charts are based on total points earned by a songwriter and producer, respectively, for each credited song that appears on the Hot Country Songs chart. As with Billboard’s annual summaries, multiple writers or producers share points equally for each song (and the division of points will lead to occasional ties in the rankings).

The full Country Songwriters and Country Producers charts, in addition to the full genre rankings, can be found on Billboard.com.

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