You Won't Be Lonely Now
|"You Won't Be Lonely Now"|
|Single by Billy Ray Cyrus|
|from the album Southern Rain|
|Released||May 8, 2000|
|Billy Ray Cyrus singles chronology|
"You Won't Be Lonely Now" is a song written by Brett James and John Bettis, and recorded by American country music singer Billy Ray Cyrus. It was released in May 2000 as the first single from the album Southern Rain. The song debuted at number 62 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs chart) on July 8, 2000. It was the first of five singles released from the album, as well as the highest-charting single, peaking in the Top 20.
"You Won't Be Lonely Now" was Cyrus' last Top 40 country hit until 2007, when "Ready, Set, Don't Go" reached number 4.
The music video was directed by Jim Shea and premiered in June 2000.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||17|
|US Billboard Hot 100||80|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||74|
- Drums: Chris McHugh
- Bass Guitar: Mike Brignardello
- Acoustic Guitar: Dann Huff, Gordon Kennedy
- Electric Guitar: Dann Huff, Gordon Kennedy
- Steel Guitar: Paul Franklin
- Keyboards: Tim Akers, Steve Nathan
- Percussion: Eric Darken
- Background Vocals: Gene Miller, Vicki Hampton, Lisa Cochran
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- "CMT : Videos : Billy Ray Cyrus : You Won't Be Lonely Now". Country Music Television. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
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