NASHVILLE, TENN. (April 24, 2018) — Global entertainers FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE and BEBE REXHA are “Meant to Be” #1, as their 2X PLATINUM-certifiedcollaboration reigns both the Billboard and Country Aircheck/Mediabase Country radio airplaycharts this week. The undeniable smash marks FGL’s 14th career #1.
Also notching their 21st consecutive week at #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, the BMLG Recordshistory-makers have two of the three longest-leading #1s on the chart with a previous 24-week stay for their 2012 breakout “Cruise.” In addition, FGL and Rexhaare #1 on the all-genre Billboard Radio Songs chart (third week), plus Top 5-and-climbing on The Hot 100 all-genre chart. They’re chart-topping Mediabase’s Hot AC (second week) as well.
“From day one, this song was just meant to be,” shares co-writer Tyler Hubbard. “Bebejumped in on a canceled writing session last minute and now it’s going down in history.”
Brian Kelleyadds, “It’s been nothing but good vibes to see it take off and inspire. Its message is a positive one and why I think it’s connecting with those who hear it. We can’t thank Country radio enough for all of the support.”
Penned by Hubbard and Rexhaalongside Josh Miller and David Garcia, “Meant to Be”has surpassed 784 million global streamswith nearly 4.4 million copies soldworldwide while setting fire to both Country and Pop radio simultaneously. Their free-and-easy music video for the fated anthem has racked up over 356.3 million views and counting.
Taking home Top Country Song for their spirited 4X PLATINUM-certified “H.O.L.Y.” last year,FGLis up for the same category at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards with “Meant to Be.”Likewise, they will vie for Top Country Duo/Group Artist and Top Country Tour during the live NBC broadcast from Las Vegas on May 20.
The superstar duo will join rising Country star Morgan Wallen on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! (11:35/10:35c) on Thursday (4/26), to perform their Top 15 single “Up Down” before headlining the annual Stagecoach festival in Indio, CA, the following day (4/27).