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Everything's Gonna Be Alright (David Lee Murphy and Kenny Chesney song)

"Everything's Gonna Be Alright" is a song by American country music artist David Lee Murphy as a duet with Kenny Chesney. It was released in November 2017 as the lead single to Murphy's 2018 album No Zip Code. The song reached number one on the US Billboard Country Airplay chart, becoming Murphy's first number one since 1995's "Dust on the Bottle". Murphy co-wrote this song with Jimmy Yeary and Chris Stevens.

"Everything's Gonna Be Alright"
Single by David Lee Murphy with Kenny Chesney
from the album No Zip Code
ReleasedNovember 6, 2017 (2017-11-06)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2017
GenreCountry
Length3:49
LabelReviver
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
David Lee Murphy singles chronology
"Inspiration"
(2004)
"Everything's Gonna Be Alright"
(2017)
Kenny Chesney singles chronology
"All the Pretty Girls"
(2017)
"Everything's Gonna Be Alright"
(2017)
"Get Along"
(2018)

Contents

ContentEdit

The song features "reggae rhythms, sing-along choruses and a programmed percussion loop that's more pop than country"[1] with a lyric that "reassures listeners" that "everything's gonna be alright".[2]

Commercial performanceEdit

On the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart dated December 16, 2017, the song entered at number 47, making for Murphy's first appearance on that chart since "Inspiration", which peaked at number 46 in 2004. At this point, the song had also been on the Country Airplay chart for four weeks.[3] In June 2018, the song became Murphy's second number one hit, and his first since "Dust on the Bottle" in 1995. It is also Chesney's twenty-ninth number one hit. As of August 2018, the song has sold over 255,000 copies in the United States.[4]

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[11] Gold 500,000 

 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hear David Lee Murphy, Kenny Chesney's Breezy New 'Everything's Gonna Be Alright'". Rolling Stone Country. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Reuter, Annie. "David Lee Murphy + Kenny Chesney's 'Everything's Gonna Be Alright' Is an Optimistic Look at Life [Listen]". Taste of Country. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  3. ^ "David Lee Murphys' 'Everything's Gonna Be Alright' Enters Country Airplay Chart's Top 40". Billboard. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  4. ^ Bjorke, Matt (August 14, 2018). "The Top 30 Digital Country Tracks: August 14, 2018". RoughStock. Retrieved September 7, 2018.
  5. ^ "David Lee Murphy Chart History (Canada Country)". Billboard. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  6. ^ "David Lee Murphy Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2018.
  7. ^ "David Lee Murphy Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "David Lee Murphy Chart History (Country Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2018.
  9. ^ "Country Airplay – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  10. ^ "Hot Country Songs – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  11. ^ "American single certifications – David Lee Murphy & Kenny Chesney – Everything's Gonna Be Alright". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.