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  • Sony Music Nashville Named Billboard 2020 Top Country Label
  • Dec 08, 2020

Nashville, TN, Dec. 8, 2020 – Billboard has confirmed that Sony Music Nashville is the 2020 Top Country Label, and has topped 13 year-end charts – the most of any country label group. For the second consecutive year, SMN has reached this chart’s highest position which reflects total year-end country consumption and airplay data. Additionally, Sony Music Nashville scored No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Label chart for achieving the highest sum of 2020 country album consumption.

SMN’s Columbia Nashville reached the summit of two year-end charts: Top Country Albums Imprints and Hot Country Songs Labels.

Increasing his tally by one from last year, River House Artists/Columbia Nashville’s Luke Combs landed atop the following eight 2020 Billboard charts: Top Country Artists, Top Country Artists – Male, Top Hot Country Songs Artists, Top Country Airplay Artists, Top Country Digital Songs Artists, Top Country Albums Artists, Top Country Albums for What You See Is What You Get and Top Hot Songwriters. Combs, for a second consecutive year, has the most year-end chart toppers of any artist.

Columbia Nashville’s Maren Morris takes the No. 1 position for 2020 Billboard Top Country Artists – Female.

A comprehensive account of Billboard’s 2020 year-end charts, compiled from Nov. 23, 2019 through Nov. 14, 2020, can be found here.


Top Country Label
Sony Music Nashville

Top Country Albums Label
Sony Music Nashville

Top Country Albums Imprints
1. Columbia Nashville
6. RCA Nashville

Hot Country Songs Labels
1. Columbia Nashville
3. RCA Nashville

Top Country Artists
1. Luke Combs
3. Kane Brown
4. Maren Morris
Top Country Albums Artists
1. Luke Combs
2. Kane Brown

Top Country Albums
1. Luke Combs – What You See Is What You Get
2. Luke Combs – This One’s For You
7. Maren Morris – GIRL
9. Kane Brown – Experiment

Top Country Artists Female
1. Maren Morris
3. Miranda Lambert

Top Country Artists – Male

1. Luke Combs
3. Kane Brown

Hot Country Songs Artists
1. Luke Combs
4. Maren Morris
6. Kane Brown

Country Airplay Artists
1. Luke Combs
5. Kane Brown

Country Digital Song Sales Artists
1. Luke Combs
6. Maren Morris

Top Hot Country Songwriters
1. Luke Combs

Top Country Albums Distributors
2. Sony Music

Top Country Artists – Duo/Group
2. Old Dominion

Top New Country Artists
4. Jameson Rodgers
5. Niko Moon

Hot Country Songs
2. Maren Morris “The Bones”
6. Old Dominion “One Man Band”

Hot Country Songs Imprints
6. RCA Nashville
7. Columbia Nashville

Country Airplay Songs
7. “Homesick” Kane Brown
8. “Does To Me” Luke Combs ft. Eric Church
9. “Lovin’ On You” Luke Combs

Country Airplay Imprints
9. RCA Nashville

Country Airplay Labels
2. Columbia Nashville
4. RCA Nashville

Country Digital Song Sales
4. “The Bones” – Maren Morris
6. “One Man Band” – Old Dominion

Country Streaming Songs Artists
2. Luke Combs
5. Maren Morris
7. Kane Brown
8. Old Dominion

Country Streaming Songs
2. “The Bones” – Maren Morris
4. “One Man Band” – Old Dominion
8. “Beautiful Crazy” – Luke Combs
10. “Beer Never Broke My Heart” – Luke Combs


Billboard 200 Artists
4. Luke Combs

Billboard 200 Artists
5. Luke Combs

Billboard 200 Albums
10.  Luke Combs – What You See Is What You Get

Top Artists – Male
10. Luke Combs

Top Artists – Female
8. Maren Morris

No. 5 Hot 100 Artists – Female
5. Maren Morris

Hot 100 Songs
9. “The Bones” – Maren Morris

Radio Songs Artists
9. Maren Morris

Radio Songs
6. “The Bones” – Maren Morris

No. 6 Hot 100 Artists – Duo/Group
6. Old Dominion
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