Florida Georgia Line & Bebe Rexha tie chart record with "Meant to Be"

ABC/Kelsey McNeal"Meant to Be," Florida Georgia Line's hit collaboration with Bebe Rexha, shows no sign of slowing down on the country chart.

As Billboard reports, the song has now logged an incredible 34th week at #1 on the publication's Hot Country Songs chart.  In fact, it's been on top of that chart since it debuted at #1 back in December. 

That means "Meant to Be" has now tied Sam Hunt's crossover smash "Body Like a Back Road" for the longest run at #1 in the history of that chart, which started way back in 1958. If it holds on for one more week, it'll set the all-time record.

"Meant to Be" also reached #1 on Billboard's Adult Pop Song and Radio Songs charts.  It's currently at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100, after climbing as high as #2.

Tyler Hubbard, who co-wrote the song, tells Billboard, "It's safe to say that we all felt like we had something special when we left the studio that night. But it was more than just special. There's no doubt that this song is anointed by the best writer there is, the Lord. With every unexpected surprise in the story of 'Meant to Be,' God was showing himself to be stronger than any tradition or genre."

He adds, "I'm so thankful to be a part of this song and humbled more with each week that it remains at the top of the Billboard chart."

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