I Met a Girl (William Michael Morgan song)

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"I Met a Girl"
I Met a Girl WMM.jpg
Single by William Michael Morgan
from the album Vinyl
ReleasedAugust 24, 2015 (2015-08-24)
FormatDigital download
GenreCountry
Length3:21
LabelWarner Bros. Nashville
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
William Michael Morgan singles chronology
"I Met a Girl"
(2015)
"Missing"
(2016)

"I Met a Girl" is the debut single by American country music singer William Michael Morgan for his self-titled extended play which was released in 2016. It was released with a radio add date of August 24, 2015, by Warner Bros. Nashville.[1] It was also included on his debut studio album Vinyl, which was released on September 30, 2016. The song was written by Sam Hunt, Trevor Rosen, and Shane McAnally, and produced by Jimmy Ritchey and Scott Hendricks.[2]

Content[edit]

The track is a love song driven by acoustic guitar. In it the narrator recalls meeting a girl who stole his heart.

Reception[edit]

The song has received positive reviews from music critics: Taste of Country awarded "I Met a Girl" with the Taste of Country Critic's Pick, saying that the single is "a warm country love song that slows time" and adding that "strong songwriting and Morgan’s smooth baritone make the song tough to resist."[3]

The song has sold 282,000 copies in the US as of November 2016.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
Canada Country (Billboard)[5] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 60
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[7] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 8

Year end charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Position
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[9] 20
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[10] 45

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Country Aircheck Weekly" (PDF) (460). August 10, 2015: chart page 4. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "William Michael Morgan Most Added Male This Week With 'I Met A Girl'". For the Country Record. August 26, 2015.
  3. ^ "ToC Critic's Pick: William Michael Morgan, 'I Met a Girl'".
  4. ^ Bjorke, Matt (November 21, 2016). "Top 30 Digital Singles Sales Report: November 21, 2016". Roughstock.
  5. ^ "William Michael Morgan Chart History (Canada Country)". Billboard. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  6. ^ "William Michael Morgan Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  7. ^ "William Michael Morgan Chart History (Country Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  8. ^ "William Michael Morgan Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  9. ^ "Country Airplay: Year End 2016". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  10. ^ "Hot Country Songs: Year End 2016". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 5, 2017.