Love and Theft are celebrating their first no. 1 single. “Angel Eyes” tops both the Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and Country Aircheck this week. The single is also their first Gold certification by R.I.A.A. after selling more than 500,000 copies.
“Thanks to my co-writers Jeff Coplan and Eric Paslay for changing my life and letting me write this song with them,” Love and Theft’s Eric Gunderson said. “I guess dreams really do come true! A No. 1 song and a gold single in one week is so exciting. Thank you to the amazing RCA promo team! They are the best and we are so fortunate to be working with them. This is one week that I will never forget.”
“I can’t believe it!” Stephen Barker Liles added. “I’m truly humbled and grateful. Thank you so much to RCA, country radio, and all our fans for making one of our biggest dreams come true.”
“Angel Eyes” is also at No. 6 this week on the Billboard Digital Country Songs chart. It is the lead single from their new self-titled album which debuted at No. 4 Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart.