Paisley, Underwood hop to the top
Monday, August 29, 2011
– Brad Paisley's duet, Remind Me,
with Carrie Underwood will hit the number one spot on both the Billboard and Country Aircheck country airplay charts when released later this week.
Remind Me takes over for Dierks Bentley's Am I the Only One. The new chart topper becomes Paisley's 20th number 1 single and Underwood's 14th. Written by Paisley, Chris DuBois and Kelley Lovelace, Remind Me is Paisley's third single from his Gold certified album, "This Is Country Music." The single was certified Gold earlier this month by the RIAA for sales exceeding 500,000 downloads and has now passed 750,000 digital downloads.
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