Scotty McCreery earns his fifth No. 1 song on country airplay with “Damn Strait”

Scotty McCreery has earned his fifth No. 1 hit as “Damn Strait” takes the top spot on the Billboard Country Airplay chart.

McCreery posted the big news on an Instagram story with a picture of him on a plane and the caption, “POV: You find out you have the #1 song on Country Radio this week!!! Damnnn Straittt!!! 5 Damn Strait #1s in a row. Thank you Country Radio! Can’t thank y’all enough. This is crazyy!”

Scotty also shared he will hold an upcoming concert to celebrate the chart-topping hit song at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, Texas on September 23rd (Gruene Hall is also where Scotty shot the video for “Damn Strait.”) Said Scotty about the show: “And we’re celebrating the #1 song where the King got his start! See you soon, Texas!”

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