Jimmie Allen and Brad Paisley ‘s “Freedom Was a Highway” has entered the top 10 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart dated January 15.
The track, jointly written by Allen, Ash Bowers and Matt Rogers, jumped four spots from No. 13 to No. 9.
Allen’s performance on CBS‘ “New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash” helped the song surge by 35 percent to 5.3 million streams and 135 percent to 2,300 sold in the week ending January 6, according to Billboard.
“Freedom Was a Highway” is Allen’s third song to feature on Hot Country Songs top 10 and first since “Make Me Want To,” which hit No. 7 in March 2020. It also led Country Airplay that month, marking his second No. 1.
The song remained at No. 8 on Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart.
Walker Hayes‘ “Fancy Like” topped the Hot Country Songs chart for the 23rd week.
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