Jason Aldean Scores 25th No. 1 Single With ‘Blame It On You’

by Samantha Whidden

Country superstar Jason Aldean has scored his 25th Country Radio No. 1 Single with his hit Blame It on You The single takes the top spot on both Mediabase/Country Aircheck Singles chart and Billboard’s Country Airplay this week.

Jason Aldean announced the exciting news on Twitter over the weekend.  “Thank you for taking #BlameItOnYOu” to #1 this week,” Aldean states in the tweet. He also proclaims that “this one” feels especially sweet because it was written by two guys that have been with him for more than twenty years.

Jason Aldean also declares, “It’s our 25th #1 together, but the first they have written that I sang on to get there. Thanks to everybody who had a part in it.”

According to a press release on Aldean’s website, Blame It on You secures back-to-back no. 1s off his sixth consecutive No. 1 selling album 9 and makes 34 Top 1 songs on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. The release also claims that this is more than any other artist since making his chart debut in 2005. 

Jason Aldean adds, “25 No. one songs is bigger than I could have dreamed while I was driving that delivery truck back in Macon, GA. This one is for the fans, Country Radio, and my team for taking this crazy ride with us.”

“Blame It On You” is written by Kurt Allison, Tully Kennedy, John Edwards, Michael Tyler, and Brian White.

Jason Aldean Talks Emotional Return to Live Performance Following COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdowns 

In May 2021, Jason Aldean discussed his emotional return to live performances more than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns. “It feels good,” Aldean shares with Entertainment Tonight. He says that it had been 14 months since he and his crew played a show. “We used to play 200 shows a year.”

Jason Aldean also describes the situation as having everything taken away from him that he loves to do.

“So, it just feels good to be back with the band and crew. Get a chance to get onstage, [and] see some fans.”

While also revealing the feelings he gets before hitting the stage, Jason Aldean says, “I think just the initial walking onstage. That’s kind of always my favorite part always is that the initial moment that I walk onstage and you kind of get the pop from the crowd.”

Jason Aldean discusses his three-month tour Back in the Saddle, which kicks off next month. “I’ve been at this now for 16-ish years, but I never have any time off like this,” the country singer reveals. He also says that there’s a lot of “pent-up” frustration that’s going to be let loose.

“I think for us, we’re ready to go. You know, we’re rested up more than we wanted to be rested.”