Riley Green scores No 1 with ‘Different ‘Round Here’ with Luke Combs

Green scores his third chart-topper

Doing things “Different ‘Round Here” takes multi-platinum singer-songwriter Riley Green to the top of the charts as his single featuring Luke Combs is No. 1 on the Country Aircheck/Mediabase Chart this week. The track is from Green’s sophomore album Ain’t My Last Rodeo, out now via BMLG Records, and is the first No. 1 from the project and third overall for the singer-songwriter.

“This song took on a life of its own over the past couple of years and fans from all over have identified with it,” Green says. “I appreciate Luke Combs jumping on it and getting to share this No. 1 with us.”

Originally the title track to Green’s debut album in 2019, Green enlisted Combs to join him on the track while he was on the country superstar’s 2023 World Tour. The song was produced by Dan Huff and written by Green alongside Randy Montana and Jonathan Singleton.

In addition to announcing his inaugural Duckman Jam at Flora-Bama, Green kicks off his Ain’t My Last Rodeo Tour next week which will see him headline arenas across the U.S. with openers Tracy Lawrence and Ella Langley.

Green has been compelling country music fans to raise a drink, shed a tear, and, above all, celebrate where they are from since first releasing his self-titled EP in 2018. His songs like the No. 1 platinum hit “There Was This Girl,” the two-time platinum-certified heart-tugger “I Wish Grandpas Never Died” (which he performed live at the 55th ACM Awards), and his chart-topping collab with Thomas Rhett, “Half of Me,” have made Riley synonymous with what country music does best: making listeners feel something with his no-gimmick, relatable writing and classic feel.

An avid sports fan, former athlete (Jacksonville State University quarterback) and outdoorsman, Riley is riding a wave of success after being named the Academy of Country Music’s 2020 New Male Artist of the Year, a former MusicRow Breakout Artist of the Year, a CMT Listen Up Artist, and one of CRS’s 2020 New Faces. Now playing to an average of 65,000 fans each night serving as direct support for Morgan Wallen and Luke Combs this year, Green headlined the Rock The South festival and is selling out his own headlining shows.

His new album Ain’t My Last Rodeo, produced by Dann Huff, is more of the signature Riley Green fans have come to know and love from the good ol’ boy who still lives in his hometown of Jacksonville, AL. The project, heavily influenced by the rural, small town and slower way of life at home and time spent with his family, is available now via BMLG Records.

Buddy Iahn
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