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On the heels of landing two nominations for the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in the categories of Male Vocalist of the Year and Single Record of the Year for his mega-hit “Tomorrow,” Chris Young finds himself in elite company.  Young joins ACM Awards co-host and The Voice star Blake Shelton as one of only two solo artists to top Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart with their five most recent singles as “You” surges to the top this week.   

“I am ecstatic,” says Chris after hearing the news. “I’ve been excited for each #1 and to have five in a row feels amazing!”

“You,” written by Young with Luke Laird, is the follow up to his #1 smash “Tomorrow” from his highly acclaimed third album NEON, which opened at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 in July of 2011.  The song has racked up over 350,000 downloads.

The singer/songwriter’s four previous chart toppers include “Tomorrow,” “Gettin’ You Home,” “Voices,” and the title track to his 2009 gold certified sophomore album, The Man I Want To Be.

Young has had a busy start to the new year as he recently performed on the hugely popular syndicated daytime program, The Ellen DeGeneres Show.  In the coming months, Young remains on the road with labelmate Miranda Lambert for the “On Fire” tour.