Single hits No. 1 on digital song sales chart for first time in history
Lee Greenwood, Grammy Award-winning American patriot known for his world-famous anthem, "God Bless the U.S.A.," has earned the No. 1 position on Billboard Magazine’s digital song sales chart for the first time ever. The decorated single rose from No. 50 to No. 1 on the July 18-dated ranking, with a 366% surge to 15,000 units sold in the week ending July 9.
Greenwood recently teamed up with award-winning music group Home Free and The United States Air Force Band on a new version of the acclaimed song, which has garnered over 30 million views on Facebook and countless views and listens on YouTube and various streaming platforms. Check it out HERE.
“I’m always humbled to see how ‘God Bless The U.S.A.’ resonates with the American spirit of pride and love of country,” Greenwood said. “Thank you proud Americans for using ‘God Bless The U.S.A.’ as you celebrated our wonderful country – it is still the best place on earth!”
“God Bless the U.S.A.” frequents various Billboard charts and now stands tall at No. 1. The American staple single reached No. 7 on the Hot Country Songs chart in 1984 upon being released, and has jumped to 2.6 million U.S. streams in the tracking week.
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