CRAIG MORGAN celebrates having the Most Played Song of the Year according to Billboard and the Most Heard Song of the Year according to R&R with “That’s What I Love About Sunday.” The tune was Morgan’s first single from his LP "My Kind Of Livin,’" and it stayed atop the Billboard country singles charts for 4 consecutive weeks and Radio & Records country singles chart for 5 consecutive weeks.
Craig was in an undisclosed location on a USO tour for the soldiers in Iraq when he heard the news today:
"When I heard this song, I immediately felt attached to it unlike any other song I'd ever heard," said Craig. "There are very few songs I didn't write where I have this kind of emotional attachment, but this one really talks about the things that are important to me. I'm extremely honored to have 'That's What I Love About Sunday' named Most Played and Heard Song of 2005. My friends at radio have been so supportive of my career and these are definitely the biggest awards I could ever ask for…it means to the world to me!"
According to Billboard, Morgan celebrates being #6 in the Hot Country Songs Artists category (based on audience listeners); #8 in the Top Country Artists – Male category as well as having two songs on the Hot Country Songs list: #1 - “That’s What I Love About Sunday” and #25 - “Redneck Yacht Club”.
According to R&R, Morgan also celebrates being the #5 Overall Most Valuable Performer and the #3 Male Most Valuable Performer.
In addition to that, Craig Morgan’s “That’s What I Love About Sunday” was chosen as the #1 Song of the Year for both Lon Helton’s and Bob Kingsley’s Year End Countdowns. Morgan’s current single, “I Got You” co-written by Craig Morgan, Phil O’Donnell and Tim Owens is steadily climbing the charts. “I Got You” is currently at #46 on Billboard and #42 on the R&R Country singles charts.
For additional information on Morgan, contact: Summer Harman, Director of Publicity for Broken Bow Records, 615-244-8600 ext. 24.
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