Shaboozey Scores First-Ever No. 1 On Billboard Hot 100 Chart With ‘A Bar Song (Tipsy)’

The rising act took a moment to reflect on seeing his wildest dreams finally coming true.


Madeleine O’Connell

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July 8, 2024


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Shaboozey; Photo by Daniel Prakopcyk

Shaboozey celebrates another career milestone with his hit of the summer, “A Bar Song (Tipsy).” Announced Monday, June 8, the 2X RIAA-certified platinum anthem has earned Shaboozey his first-ever No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 and top 10 breakthrough on Billboard’s Country Airplay Chart.

“WE DID IT YALL WE NO. 1 I LOVE Y’ALL HAPPY A BAR SONG DAY TAKE A DOUBLE SHOT OF WHISKEY 4 ME!” he told fans excitedly in a message on X (formerly Twitter).

Topping The Charts Across The World

“A Bar Song (Tipsy)” has remained in the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 for nine weeks and on the chart for twelve weeks overall. It peaked at the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart and debuted at No. 3 on Billboard’s Song of the Summer Chart upon release earlier this year. The song has garnered more than 700 million streams and secured Top 10 positions in several countries across the world, including No. 1’s in Canada, Sweden, Denmark, the UK’s Big 40, and Australia, marking the first independent single to reach No. 1 on the Australian Recording Industry Association charts this year. Canada, Sweden, Denmark, and the UK’s Big 40.

As a result of his latest chart-topping feat, the Virginia-bred singer, songwriter has made history with the first ever single to reach top 10 on all four charts: Country Airplay, Pop Airplay, Adult Pop Airplay, and Rhythmic Airplay, and the second ever single by a Black artist to top both the Billboard Hot 100 and Country Songs Charts.

He and music sensation Beyoncé also achieved a historic milestone as the first two Black artists to notch back-to-back No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. 

Dreams Do Come True

Shaboozey appears to be glowing with pride and excitement over seeing all his biggest hopes and dreams coming to fruition. He took to social media several more times amid the news to celebrate with fans and reflect on the future of his fast-rising career. 

“The actual feeling of having your “dreams come true” is indescribable, and I hope everyone gets to experience it at some point in life,” he wrote in another post. 

“A Bar Song (Tipsy)” appears on Shaboozey’s critically-acclaimed album Where I’ve Been, Isn’t Where I’m Going which has also found its place on the Billboard 200 chart.

2024 Tour

Shaboozey 2024 Where I’ve Been, Isn’t Where I’m Going Tour
Shaboozey 2024 Where I’ve Been, Isn’t Where I’m Going Tour

After finding him on stages throughout the summer, fans will continue to experience the genre-bending artist’s lively performances and growing collection of hits throughout his 2024 Where I’ve Been, Isn’t Where I’m Going headline tour. The first leg of the trek is set to open on September 9 in Minnesota, MN and continue with stops in Chicago, Toronto, Boston, New York, Atlanta, Nashville, and more. 

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Madeleine O’Connell graduated from North Central College with a bachelors degree in Journalism and Broadcast Communications before deciding to pursue her studies further at DePaul University. There, she earned her masters degree in Digital Communication & Media Arts. O’Connell served as a freelance writer for over two years while also interning with the Academy of Country Music, SiriusXM and Circle Media and assisting with Amazon Music’s Country Heat Weekly podcast. In addition to Country Now, she has been published in American Songwriter, Music Mayhem, and Holler.Country. Madeleine O’Connell is a member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.