Country Star Releases Pro-America Song You Will Love
Country music star Jason Aldean’s new single, “Try That In A Small Town,” has soared to the top of the U.S. iTunes chart, despite facing contentious backlash over its controversial lyrics and music video. The song’s rise to the top spot on the charts is noteworthy, considering the intense debate it has sparked in the music industry and among fans.
One of the main misconceptions surrounding the music video is the belief that it was filmed at a lynching site. However, the production company behind the video, TackleBox Films, has clarified that the Maury County Courthouse is a popular filming location outside of Nashville. This courthouse has been featured in numerous films and music videos, including Mario Lopez’s “Steppin’ into the Holiday” and Miley Cyrus’ “Hannah Montana: The Movie.” It is important to note that the choice of this location was not made by Aldean himself, but rather by the production team.
Regardless of the controversy, the song’s success is undeniable. According to Billboard Charts, “Try That In A Small Town” not only topped the U.S. iTunes chart but also climbed from 11th to 1st place on the iTunes Country Top 40 chart in just one day. This rapid ascent demonstrates the song’s widespread appeal despite the ongoing criticism.
This is not the first time Aldean’s music has stirred controversy. Yet, his ability to spark conversation while achieving commercial success speaks to his influence in the country music scene.
The controversy surrounding the music video also highlights the influence of social media and its impact on public opinion. Travis Tritt, another country singer, came to Aldean’s defense on Twitter, emphasizing that social media platforms do not necessarily represent the majority of public opinion. This serves as a reminder that while social media provides a platform for diverse voices, it is crucial to consider the broader context and not solely rely on online trolls when forming opinions.