Nothing's News

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"Nothing's News"
Single by Clint Black
from the album Killin' Time
B-side "Live and Learn"
Released June 18, 1990[1]
Format 7" single, Cassingle
Genre Country
Length 3:02
Label RCA 2596
Songwriter(s) Clint Black
Producer(s) James Stroud & Mark Wright
Clint Black singles chronology
"Walkin' Away"
"Nothing's News"
"Put Yourself in My Shoes"
"Walkin' Away"
"Nothing's News"
"Put Yourself in My Shoes"

"Nothing's News" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Clint Black. It was released in June 1990 as the fifth and final single from his debut album Killin' Time. It was his first single not to chart at number 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart but it did reach number 1 on The Canadian RPM country Tracks chart.


The song is about getting together with good friends at the bar and thinking about the times when life was better.

Chart performance[edit]

"Nothing's News" would only reach number 3 on the Hot Country Songs chart. It became his fifth consecutive number one hit on the Canadian RPM charts where it spent one week at number 1 beginning September 15, 1990.

Chart (1990) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 24
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 24


  1. ^ AOL Music profile for "Nothing's News"
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1339." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 15, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Clint Black Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1990". RPM. December 22, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1990: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 

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Preceded by
"Next to You, Next to Me'"
by Shenandoah
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 15, 1990
Succeeded by
"Jukebox in My Mind"
by Alabama