Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber’s ‘10,000 Hours’ Tops Multiple Charts

Dan + Shay’s massive hit “10,000 Hours,” featuring pop superstar Justin Bieber, just keeps getting bigger. After making history as…


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January 23, 2020


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Dan + Shay’s massive hit “10,000 Hours,” featuring pop superstar Justin Bieber, just keeps getting bigger.

After making history as the fastest country song in the past year to reach one million equivalents, the song has now reached the top spot on the Mediabase/Country Aircheck and Billboard’s Country Airplay chart, marking the duo’s fourth consecutive chart-topping single and seventh overall. Additionally, the country/pop smash is simultaneously No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs, Country Streaming Songs and Country Digital Song Sales charts. To date, “10,000 Hours” has raked in over 650 million global streams and more than 1.7 million U.S. track equivalents since its October 2019 release.

“When I got the news that ‘10,000 Hours’ was No.1 on Aircheck / Mediabase and all four Billboard Country Charts simultaneously, my mind was truly blown,” Dan Smyers said. “We know that it takes the support of a lot of people to make the stars align like this, and we’re incredibly grateful for every bit of it.”

The chart news comes ahead of the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards where the duo is currently nominated for Best Country Song and Best Country Duo/Group Performance for their 3x Platinum song “Speechless.” Dan + Shay took home their first Grammy for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for their massive hit “Tequila” in 2019.

After heading to Miami to perform prior to Super Bowl LIV, Dan + Shay will launch their first-ever arena tour on March 6 in Nashville.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.