Dustin Lynch Takes ‘Ridin’ Roads’ To No.1 At Country Radio

Just days before the arrival of his long-awaited new album, Tullahoma, Dustin Lynch is celebrating his seventh chart-topping single with…


Lauren Jo Black

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January 10, 2020


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Just days before the arrival of his long-awaited new album, Tullahoma, Dustin Lynch is celebrating his seventh chart-topping single with “Ridin’ Roads.”

The song, which marks his second No.1 as a songwriter, tops the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week while also spending its second week at the top of the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart.

“Ridin’ Roads” follows the success of Lynch’s smash hit, “Good Girl,” which made its climb to No.1 in early 2019. Both songs will be included on Tullahoma, which arrives on January 17.

Named after his small Tennessee hometown, the album is the singer/songwriter’s most authentic project to date, thanks to years of soul searching that led Lynch to zero-in on who he is as an artist.

“I think it was just figuring out who I’m not — and what I enjoy doing,” he recently shared with Country Now. “I started realizing what I enjoy the most at my shows, and the songs I look forward to singing the most. That all comes back to, ‘What have I lived,’ right? And, ‘What can I really relate to?’”

Fans can reach more with Lynch in the Country Now Profile HERE.

Lynch will celebrate the release of Tullahoma with a concert at Marathon Music Works in Nashville on Friday, January 17. Later, he will make his way to ABC’s Good Morning America, where he’s confirmed to perform “Ridin’ Roads” on January 20.

Later this month, Lynch will launch his headlining Stay Country Tour 2020 with special guest Travis Denning.

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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.