Hometown Girl (Josh Turner song)

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"Hometown Girl"
HometownGirlJoshTurner.jpg
Single by Josh Turner
from the album Deep South
Released May 31, 2016[1]
Format Music download
Recorded 2016
Genre Country
Length 3:36
Label MCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Kenny Greenberg
Josh Turner singles chronology
"Lay Low"
(2014)
"Hometown Girl"
(2016)
"All About You"
(2017)

"Lay Low"
(2014)
"Hometown Girl"
(2016)
"All About You"
(2017)

"Hometown Girl" is a song recorded by American country music artist Josh Turner. It was released in May 2016 as the second single from his sixth studio album, Deep South.[2] The song was written by Marc Beeson and Daniel Tashian.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Monaco recorded in Live and acoustic and premiered on CMT, GAC & VEVO in 2017.

Critical reception[edit]

The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart dated May 6, 2017, making it Turner's first top 10 single since "Time Is Love" in 2012.[4] It has sold 238,000 copies in the United States as of May 2017.[5]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2016–17) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 56
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[7] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 5

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Position
Canada Country (Billboard)[9] 42
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[10] 30
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[11] 38

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[12] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Add Dates" (PDF). Country Aircheck Weekly (500): Chart p.4. May 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Josh Turner Talks 'Hometown Girl,' Upcoming Album". Sounds Like Nashville. 2016-09-16. Retrieved 2017-03-08.
  3. ^ "Josh Turner, 'Hometown Girl' [Listen]". Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Billboard Country Update" (PDF). Billboard. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  5. ^ Bjorke, Matt (May 17, 2017). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles Chart: May 17, 2017". Roughstock.
  6. ^ "Josh Turner Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  7. ^ "Josh Turner Chart History (Country Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  8. ^ "Josh Turner Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  9. ^ "Billboard Canada Year-End Country Airplay of 2017". Billboard. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  10. ^ "Country Airplay Songs – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  11. ^ "Hot Country Songs – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  12. ^ "American single certifications – Josh Turner – Hometown Girl". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved May 3, 2018. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.