Country Radio Chart Report: Tuesday March 19, 2013 - Carrie Undrwood Scores 17th #1 hit with "Two Black Cadillacs
By: Alanna Conaway
Carrie Underwood's latest single, "Two Black Cadillacs," is the USA Today/Country Aircheck/Mediabase No. 1 song in the country this week. The tune is the third release from her Blown Away album, following on the heels of "Good Girl" and the album's title track, both of which were also a chart-toppers for the singer-songwriter.
"Two Black Cadillacs" was penned by acclaimed songwriters Josh Kear and Hillary Lindsey, along with Underwood. Both Kear and Lindsey have had their share of recent successes not only with Underwood, but also for the likes of Gary Allan ("Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)," Lindsey) and Darius Rucker ("True Believers," Kear), among others.
By topping the charts this week, Underwood's grand total of No. 1's reaches a total of 17. Previous hits that have gone all the way for the singer include "Cowboy Casanova," "Last Name," "All American Girl," "So Small" and of course, "Jesus, Take the Wheel."
Over on Billboard's Country Airplay Chart, Blake Shelton scored the #1 hit for "Sure Be Cool If You Did." It's his 13th #1 hit on that chart and his 8th in a row.