Jason Aldean is thanking his followers for his or her unwavering help after the music video launch of his tune “Try That In A Small Town” sparked backlash.
The nation music singer took to Twitter on Monday to share a video montage that included clips of a few of his current exhibits with the tune taking part in within the background.
“Thank u guys. Ready to see u again on the market this weekend!” Aldean wrote, including an American flag and a rocker-hand emoji.
Included within the video was a clip of Aldean addressing his followers at one in all his current exhibits.
“So, someone requested me, ‘Hey man, do you suppose you’re going to play this tune tonight?’” Aldean is heard saying in a single portion of the video. “The reply was easy. The folks have spoken and also you guys spoke very, very loudly this week.”
Aldean’s spouse, Brittany, created her personal private video to have a good time their followers. “What every week,” she captioned the video, including a crimson coronary heart emoji and an American flag.
Included within the video are the couple’s two kids, Navy and Memphis, attending their father’s exhibits and waving to followers.
Aldean’s streams for “Try That In A Small Town” has jumped 999% for the reason that tune turned a trending subject on-line final week.
According to Luminate, which tracks streams and music gross sales, the audio and video streams from Aldean’s newest tune went from 987,000 to 11.7 million, a 999% enhance within the week after the discharge of the music video.
Luminate additionally confirmed to Fox News Digital that gross sales for “Try That In A Small Town” have spiked as nicely. The week earlier than Aldean launched the music video, it bought 1,000 tracks. Last week, the nation music tune bought 228,000 tracks.
Another main accomplishment for Aldean got here on Monday. “Try That In A Small Town” was second on Billboard’s Hot 100 record. This marks the nation music singer’s first No. 2 spot on the chart, with “Dirt Road Anthem” getting the seventh spot in July 2011.
In the music video, Aldean touts how small cities wouldn’t put up with the sort of riots and lawlessness many cities throughout the nation confronted through the summer time of 2020.
Last week, Aldean denied that “Try That In A Small Town” has racial undertones after critics voiced disdain for the brand new music video.
“In the previous 24 hours I’ve been accused of releasing a pro-lynching tune (a tune that has been out since May) and was topic to the comparability that I (direct quote) was not too happy with the nationwide BLM protests,” Aldean shared together with his practically 8 million followers throughout social media.
“These references usually are not solely meritless, however harmful.”
Country Music Television (CMT) pulled the video from rotation three days after initially airing the video, representatives confirmed with Fox News Digital. CMT didn’t present extra details about why the video was faraway from the air.
Fox News Digital’s Tracy Wright contributed to this report.