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Dustin Lynch Scores His Sixth #1

Dustin Lynch scores his sixth #1, this time as both an artist and a songwriter. “Good Girl” tops both the Billboard and Country Aircheck/Mediabase Country Airplay charts this week. He co-wrote the surprise summertime anthem alongside Justin Ebach.

“I’ve never started the year with a #1 song, and I’ve got to say, this feels really good,” Lynch remarked. “I moved to town with the dream of writing songs and singing on stage, and finally the stars aligned, and everything worked out. I’ve learned the lesson of perseverance, of hard work and continuing to hone your craft.”

Following the success of his third studio album Current Mood (Broken Bow Records), The hit is a landmark achievement unique to his previous chart success, marking his first #1 as a songwriter, something Lynch has waited for since the beginning of his career and finds “very very special. As a songwriter, getting a #1 is life-changing.”

Lynch’s previous #1 hits include Platinum-certified “Small Town Boy” and “Where It’s At,” and Gold-certified chart-toppers “Hell of a Night,” “Mind Reader,” and “Seein’ Red,” tallying an impressive 5 consecutive #1 singles between 2014-2017.

In 2018, Lynch was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry by iconic entertainer Reba McEntire. He presented the awards for Single Record of the Year and Single of the Year at the 53rd ACM Awards and the 52nd CMA Awards, and wrapped 2018 with the REASON TO DRINK…ANOTHER TOUR, packing out venues nationwide with Cole Swindell and special guest Lauren Alaina.

This year, Lynch will make his UK debut at C2C in March, and will join the Canadian leg of THOMAS RHETT’s LIFE CHANGES TOUR starting in April and North American VERY HOT SUMMER TOUR starting in May as direct support, but that’s just the beginning for this “Country music star” ( AXS).

“Hopefully as a songwriter this is the start,” said Lynch. “With new music on the way, I can guarantee there will be more right around the corner.”

About Jerry Holthouse

Jerry Holthouse
Music editor for Nashville.com. Jerry Holthouse is a content writer, songwriter and a graphic designer. He owns and runs Holthouse Creative, a full service creative agency. He is an avid outdoorsman and a lover of everything music. You can contact him at JerryHolthouse@Nashville.com

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