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Scotty Breaks Country Radio Debut Record

Billboard announced today that Scotty and Lauren have made a big initial splash on Country Radio. Scotty’s debut is the highest for a new artist on the Country charts in the SoundScan era (Billboard has used Nielsen’s BDS monitoring service since Jan 20, 1990). “I Love You This Big” shattered the previous records by debuting at 32. The previous records had been 42 and 41.