Once again, the #1 artist on the 9513 charts is a duo where the lead vocals are mainly handled by the one person with a superior, perfect-for-radio voice, and the other half is relegated to guitar duty. Nope, not Sugarland
, though they're in the Top 3. Brooks & Dunn
hold the top spot this week with 21 listeners. Actually, we've got a few new faces near the upper end of the chart, with Johnny Cash
in 3rd place with 18 listeners and Gary Allan
in 6th place with 16 listeners. I really hope that awful Remix reason isn't the reason that Cash is so popular this week.
(long aside begins here)
While he's never been a chart-topper around here, I'm going to go out on a limb and say that Cash is the most popular country singer on LastFM. He's got more than a million listeners and 33 million plays. For reference, The Beatles and Radiohead are nearing 150 million plays, and Coldplay just passed the 100 million mark. However, Johnny is right up there with people like Modest Mouse and U2 (45+ million) and The Decemberists (26 million). …