Faith, Kenny Make End-Of-Decade Lists

With the 2000s rapidly coming to a close, media outlets and industry companies like Rolling Stone and Nielsen BDS are coming out with their “Best Of The Decade” compilations, and country artists are making the lists.

Faith Hill has the distinction of being the only artist in any genre to have two of the Top 10 most played songs of the decade, according to Nielsen BDS. Her 1999 hit “Breathe” came in at No. 4, while her 2000 release “The Way You Love Me” ranked at No. 6.

Kenny Chesney made Rolling Stone’s list as the No. 3 biggest touring act of the decade, just behind Dave Matthews and Celine Dion.

Rolling Stone also compiled a “Best Albums Of The Decade” list, after asking several artists, critics, and industry execs. Several Nashville folks made the cut, including Johnny Cash (Unearthed and American III: Solitary Man) and Alison Krauss (Raising Sand). Miranda Lambert served as one of the judges for the list.

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