"Sure" marks Shelton's 16th Country Songs top 10, 12 of which have reached No. TOP 10 'ZONE': Another format veteran pads his Country Songs top 10 total, as Brad Paisley's "Southern Comfort Zone" jumps 14-10.
On Country Airplay, it lifts 8-5 (29 million, up 6%). "Zone" could start a new top 10 streak on Country Songs for Paisley, who peaked at No.
Before then, Paisley had reached the top tier with 27 consecutive radio-promoted singles (excluding holiday fare), from 2000's two-week No.
Her marriage to fellow country singer, Blake Shelton, lasted for four years and presently she is dating R&B singer, Anderson East.
Today she is counted as one of the top contemporary country singers.
"The songs on the album cover three generations of Carter Family music," she explains. P., Sara, and Maybelle); Momma's 'Tall Lover Man' and Aunt Helen's 'Poor Old Heartsick Me'; then two of mine: 'Me and the Wildwood Rose' and a new song about Momma and John's passing called 'Lonesome Valley 2003.'"Carlene shares writing credit on "Lonesome" with her great uncle A. Carter (recently in the Billboard Top 10 as cowriter of the pop phenomenon "Cups"), and the track features vocals by Vince Gill.
Other guest artists on the CD are Willie Nelson on "Troublesome Waters," Kris Kristofferson on "Blackjack David," and "Elizabeth Cook steps in as an honorary Carter Girl," Carlene adds, "singing harmonies on six of the twelve songs." Family is represented by cousin Lorrie Carter Bennett (daughter of Anita Carter), and Carlene's husband Joe Breen, each heard on two songs.