Billboard’s Year End Charts

posted December 12th, 2010 at 10:29 pm

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by Josh Martn

As 2010 comes to a close, Billboard runs the numbers on artists and their albums and singles for the year and comes up with their Year End Charts.

Here’s a look at how Kenny fared on the lists:

Top Artists: #54

This is an all-genre category, and pop sensation Lady Gage took the #1 spot. The highest ranking country artist on the list was Taylor Swift at #2. Lady Antebellum was at #4, Carrie Underwood at #23, the Zac Brown Band at #25, Jason Aldean at #36, Miranda Lambert at #40, Sugarland at #47, and just beating Kenny at #53 was Darius Rucker.

Top Country Albums: #11

For Top Country Albums, Kenny Chesney’s Hemingway’s Whiskey placed just outside the top 10, at #12. Greatest Hits II ranked #26.

Here’s a look at the the albums that placed in front of Kenny:

  1. Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
  2. Fearless – Taylor Swift
  3. Speak Now – Taylor Swift
  4. Play On – Carrie Underwood
  5. The Foundation – Zac Brown Band
  6. Lady Antebellum – Lady Antebellum
  7. Revolution – Miranda Lambert
  8. Wide Open – Jason Aldean
  9. Southern Voice – Tim McGraw
  10. The Incredible Machine – Sugarland
  11. You Get What You Give – Zac Brown Band

Top Country Songs

Kenny landed two songs on the Top Country Songs list. Ain’t Back Yet checked in at #33 for the year, and The Boys of Fall was close behind at #35.

Here was the Top 10 for the year:

  1. Lee Brice – Love Like Crazy
  2. Luke Bryan – Rain Is A Good Thing
  3. Josh Turner – Why Don’t We Just Dance
  4. Josh Turner – All Over Me
  5. Chris Young – The Man I Want To Be
  6. Easton Corbin – Roll With It
  7. Joe Nichols – Gimme That Girl
  8. Blake Shelton – All About Tonight
  9. Darius Rucker – Come Back Song
  10. Clay Walker – She Won’t Be Lonely Long

What do you think of Billboard’s end of year lists? Did they get it right?

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