Newcomer Russell Dickerson claims the very first #1 of his career this week, as “Yours” ascends to the top of Billboard’s Country Airplay Chart.
Incredibly, it was exactly four years ago this week that the song came to life.
“We wrote ‘Yours’ on January 24, 2014,” Russell recalls. “That day I knew we had written the song that was going to change my life… I knew it then and I held onto the dream the entire time.”
“I fought for this song for so long and now this song is fighting for me,” he goes on. “I’ve watched the charts for so many years cheering on my heroes and friends, and I’ve dreamt of this exact same day for decades — having the number one song in country music.”
As “Yours” arrives at #1, it’s also recently been certified platinum.
Russell heads out on the Summer Play On Tour in July with Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum.
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