Rattling Nashville’s Music Row as one of the most boundary-pushing music business leaders in town since 2015, Big Loud Records dominates Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs Labels year-end chart at #1 for 2021. The no-holds-barred game-changer also reigns Top Country Albums Imprints.
“Each year blows me away with the caliber of team and talent we’re fortunate to be working with at Big Loud Records,” shares Seth England, Partner/CEO of Big Loud. “This year is no exception, especially achieving #1 as a family! We’re full steam ahead for next year and can’t wait for everyone to hear what we’re working on!”
Stacking several Top 10 Billboard spots as well, Big Loud Records is #5 on Top Country Labels, #7 on Top Country Albums Labels, #7 on Billboard 200 Imprints, and #8 on Independent Imprints, among others. In addition, Partner/Producer Joey Moi makes buzzworthy appearances at #1 on Hot Country Songs Producers and #2 on Hot 100 Producers. Atop the Mediabase year-end charts as well, Big Loud Records is #5 on Label Chart Share at Country.
Roster artists Jake Owen and Chris Lane round out Mediabase’s most-played Country chart with “Made For You” at #13 and “Big, Big Plans” at #32 respectively. Likewise, Morgan Wallen leaves his mark on Billboard, with his critically acclaimed 2X PLATINUM Dangerous: The Double Album (Big Loud/Republic Records) ruling as the first Country album since Taylor Swift’s Fearless in 2009 to reach #1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 Albums. Billboard’s Top Country Artist for 2021 is a chart-topper on five more year-end Country charts including Top Country Artists – Male, Hot Country Songs Artists, Country Streaming Songs Artists, Top Country Albums Artists, and Top Country Albums (Dangerous: The Double Album). HARDY also heats up Billboard, tacking #25 on Top Country Artists and #30 with his talked-about debut, A ROCK, on Top Country Albums.
Adding to over 15 BILLION global streams as a label with 11 #1 U.S. airplay and 15 #1 Canadian airplay hits, Big Loud Records garners RIAA certifications for 27 singles and one album in 2021, with Wallen – alongside Olivia Rodrigo – taking Top Albums on RIAA’s 2021 Gold & Platinum Awards list. In total, he celebrates nine singles and one album all released and certified during the record-breaking year.
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ABOUT BIG LOUD RECORDS: Big Loud Records’ head-turning success continues to unfold since first launching in 2015, as an expansion of innovative music company Big Loud. Accounting for more than 15 BILLION global streams with 11 #1 U.S. airplay and 15 #1 Canadian airplay hits, plus GOLD, PLATINUM, and MULTI-PLATINUM certifications, the Big Loud Records artist family includes Morgan Wallen, Jake Owen, Chris Lane, HARDY, MacKenzie Porter, ERNEST, Ben Burgess, Ashland Craft, Larry Fleet, Sean Stemaly, Shawn Austin, Blame My Youth, Lily Rose, and Jake Worthington. Further establishing its cutting-edge reputation, Big Loud Records partnered with ACM Award-winning songwriter Nicolle Galyon to create female-driven label Songs & Daughters – launching the career of flagship artist Madison Kozak and teaming up with critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter Hailey Whitters, the label also expanded in signing newcomer Tiera to its Publishing arm [in partnership with Big Loud Publishing / Warner Chappell Music]. Garnering top industry recognition, Records was honored as Platinum Label at the 2021 CRS/Country Aircheck Awards, with Billboard’s 2021 40 Under 40 Stacy Blythe (SVP Promotion) and Ali Matkosky (VP Promotion) awarded SVP-VP/National Promotion and Director/National Promotion titles respectively. Further stacking accolades, Seth England (Partner/CEO) was named among Billboard‘s 2021 Indie Power Players, with England, Joey Moi (Partner/Producer), Craig Wiseman (Partner/Songwriter), Austen Adams (COO), and Candice Watkins (VP Marketing) listed as Billboard‘s 2021 Country Power Playershttps://www.countryschatter.com/2021/12/big-loud-records-is-billboards-1-hot-country-songs-label-for-2021/Chart ToppersHonorsPress ReleaseBig Loud Records,Billboard,Chris Lane,Dangerous: The Double Album,Hot Country Songs Label,Jake Owen,Top Country Albums Imprints