Marty Rivers - News


August 2012

'Louisiana Girl' topping the Indie Country Music Charts

The Cajun-flavored single is the most played independent country single for the month of August according to GTE Music Magazine, published in Tennessee, USA.


April, 2012

A great month for Marty Rivers with 3 different singles from the album 'Midnight Sky' topping 3 different radio charts at the very same time. (see below)


20 April, 2012

'Midnight Sky' Top of the European Country Charts

The title track of the Midnight Sky album hit the number 1 spot on the ECMA European Top 100 Country Music Charts. It was released as a radio single by Hillcrest Records, Canada and by Hotdisc, U.K.

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19 April, 2012

'Mama, You're the Lady' topping the Ramgatie International Country Top 40 Charts

The song 'Mama, you're the Lady', written as a tribute to all our dear mothers is the latest number 1 country song on International radio according to the Joyce Ramgatie charts. The song was released as a single by Hotdisc, UK and Triplestrand Productions, USA.

1. Marty Rivers - Mama You're The Lady 
2. Ray William Roldan -Bob And The Sheriff
 
3. Cowboy Larry - Size Seven Round Made Of Gold
4. The Sins Country - Something you'll regret
 
5. Ashley Robertson - Finished With You
 
6. Doug Jones - Just another trucker passing by
 
7. Brooks & Magee - For old time's sake
 
8. Darren Mullins - Brady Of Strabane
 
9. Norville Dollar - Nobody’s business
 
10. Hallur - Why Should We Try Anymore
 
11. DeLon - Hey Girl
 
12. Billy Chernoff - Can't sing gospel music in a bar
 
13. T Jae Christian - Dianne's Song
 
14. John Maines Jr - I'll Get Over You In Time
 
15. Ron Thompson - That Old Collie Dog
 
16. Shirley Ray - Wildside of life
 
17. Ann Brown - We Still Sing Love Songs In Texas
 
18. Derrick Mehaffey - Under a Mexican sky
 
19. Hermann L Meyer - Puttin Tears To A Tune
 
20. Chuck Cashmere - California Sun
 
 

21. Alan Jackson - So you don’t have to love me 
22. Jim Hudgins - Don't take your love
 
23. Allen Karl - Butterflies
24. Stan Cox - I’ll be leaving Texas
 
25. McAdoo Perkins - Haggard had it right
 
26. Judy Weldon – Your Hand Print On My Heart
 
27. Bill Owens - Round and round
 
28. Jacob Haller - Blame The Train
 
29. Mark Blomsteel - Barbed Wire
 
30. Stephen A Love - Travelin'man
 
31. Kimberly Bibb Marrs - Soldiers Joy
 
32. Marion Möhring - Cowboys Never Cry
 
33. Sunshine - Life goes on
 
34. Liana Wallinder - Wild & free
 
35. Carter and Carter - A Good Life
 
36. Dierks Bentley - Am I The Only One
 
37. Carleen Still - Walking talking crying
 
38. Dolly Parton I Will Always love You 5
 
39. Scott Dawson - Sacred Circle
 
40. Debbie Shadden - Safe In Mama's Arms


19 April, 2012

Marty Rivers – 5th most played artist on the International Top 200 artists

1. George Jones
2. Johnny Cash
3. Garth Brooks
4. George Longard
5. Marty Rivers 
6. George Strait
7. DeLon
8. Hermann L Meyer
9. Alan Jackson
10. Brooks & Magee
11. Allen Karl 
12. Willie Nelson 
13. Elvis Presley
14. Hallur
15. Ashley Robertson
16. Waylon Jennings
17. Merle Haggard 
18. Billy Chernoff
19. Doug Jones
20. T Jae Christian 
21. Ray William Roldan
22. Oak RidgeBoys 
23. Norville Dollar 
24. Hank Williams 
25. Darren Mullins 
26. Cowboy Larry
27. Dolly Parton 
28. Slim Dusty
29. Ann Brown
30. Charley Pride 

April 10, 2012

'The Power of Prayer' Number 1 on The GTE International Country Gospel Top 75

The country gospel song 'The Power of Prayer' released as a radio single by Glory Train Records, based in Livingston, Tennessee went all the way to number 1 on the International Country Gospel Charts

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12 January, 2012

'Midnight Sky' # 2 on the ECMA Pan-European Country top 100

TOP-100 RADIO CHART

1 Allen Karl. Lonelies Only Bar.
2 Marty Rivers. Midnight Sky.
3 Allen Karl. Butterflies.
4 Stephen A. Love. Never Be Anyone Else But You.
5 Clelia Adams. When You Fall In Love.
6 Brad Paisley f/ Alabama. Old Alabama.
7 Clelia Adams. Rainbird Yodel.
8 Allen Karl That Jukebox Has A Mind Of It's Own.
9 Marty Rivers. Run Angel Run.
10 Dave Sheriff. Cajun Strut.


11 January, 2012

'Midnight Sky' the 1st # 1 Hit of 2012 On the Ramgatie International Country Top 40

International Country Music Air-Play Chart

1. Marty Rivers - Midnight Sky
2. Janet Bodewes - Dear Johnnie
3. Allen Karl & Donna Cunningham - Jesus Heard Every Word
4. Julie Richardson - It ain’t easy being easy
5. Mary Lynn NeiI - Want A Boy For Christmas
6. Ron Thompson - Santa And The FAA
7. T Jae Christian - When I pray
8. Suzy Boggus - Instant coffee blues
9. Rodney Crowell - That Old Time Feeling
10. Andy King - Happy New Year
11. Clelia Adams – Rainbird Yodel
12. Billy McCoy - I didn’t move to Arizona for the weather
13. Sherry Kennedy - At The Prairies Edge
14. Clifford Curry - Christmas Ain’t No Time For The Blues
15. Mandy Strobel A Mother's Tears
16. Amy Francis - Apartment Nr: 3
17. Col Millington - Cowboys & Cowgirls
18. Jack Blanchard & M Morgan - A Weird Little Christmas.
19. Bjarne Andersen - I Believe
20. Donna Cunningham - Rock A Bye True Love
 

21. Amy Clawson - Someday Nashville
22. Donna Ray - Little Gold Angel
23. Preston CampJr - Here For Drinkin'
24. Bobby Dean - Honkytonk with me
25. Earl Parker - Clint Eastwood
26. Bill Townsend - Merry Merry Christmas
27. Merle Haggard - Too Much Boogie Woogie
28. Robert Shields - Merry Christmas To The Saviour
29. Blake Emmons - Time out
30. Natasha James - Hotel Christmas
31. David Wood - My Dash
32. Cheryl K Warner - As long as forever lasts
33. Lonnie Bartmess - Too Lonely Tonight
34. Justin McGurk - Remember Me
35. Darin Warner - Crossroads
36. David Cline – Truck driving
37. Michael Ryan Cassidy - Christmas At Our House
38. Rodney Atkins - He's mine
39. Heirs Of Salvation - O Come O Come Emmanuel
40. Eddie Rivers - HomeIs Where the LoveIs


11 January, 2012

Marty Rivers – 5th most played Country Artist On the Top 200 most played Artists Charts

1. Allen Karl
2. Johnny Cash
3. Clelia Adams
4. Hermann L Meyer
5. Marty Rivers
6. Willie Nelson
7. T Jae Christian
8. Hunting Lady Kate
9. Merle Haggard
10. Hank Williams



 

11. J. Blanchard Misty Morgan
12. Aage Oagee Nordheim
13. George Strait
14. DeLon
15. Dolly Parton
16. George Longard
17. Col Millington
18. Bobby Bare
19. Ann Brown
20. David Ball

21. David Frizzell
22. Mark Chestnutt
23. Ron Thompson
24. Buck T Edwards
25. Preston CampJr
26. Donna Cunningham
27. Earl Parker
28. Gene Watson
29. Janet Bodewes
30. Joy Adams


20 December, 2011

'Run Angel Run'

# 1 in HOLLAND

holland


# 1 in SPAIN

spain

   

# 2 in FRANCE

france

# 2 in NORWAY

norway


20 December, 2011

'Midnight Sky'

# 5 in Europe

europe


# 2 in U.K.

uk


13 December, 2011

'Run Angel Run' # 2 on the ECMA Pan-European Country Top 100

1 Allen Karl. Lonelies Only Bar
2 Marty Rivers. Run Angel Run.
3 Brad Paisley f/ Alabama. Old Alabama.
4 Allen Karl. That Jukebox Has A Mind Of It's Own.
5 Alison Krauss & Union Station. Paper Airplane.
6 Brad Paisley. This Is Country Music.
7 Ronnie Dunn. Bleed Red.
8 Marty Rivers. Midnight Sky.
9 Dierks Bentley. Am I The Only One.
10 The Roys. Coal Minin' Man. Rural Rhythm


13 December, 2011

'Midnight Sky' # 2 in Australia & New Zealand ECMA Top 30

new zealand 1   new zealand 2

1 Vicki Lee - Heartstrings
2 Marty Rivers - Midnight Sky
3 Darin Warner - Crossroads - Hillcrest
4 Lonnie Bartmess - Too Lonely Tonight
5 James Marvell - La Memoria (Your Memory)
6 Dwane Crews - You Are The Morning Song
7 Butch Ryan Band - Camden Town
8 Allen Karl. Lonelies Only Bar.
9 Stephen A Love - Never Be Anyone Else But You
10 Clelia Adams - Rainbird Yodel


13 December, 2011

'Midnight Sky' - Europe's most played song of the week

europe

# 1 in SWEDEN

Sweden

# 1 in NORWAY

norway

   

# 1 in DENMARK

norway

# 4 in FRANCE

france

   

# 4 in BELGIUM

denmark

# 5 in IRELAND

francfe


13 December, 2011

'Run Angel Run'

# 2 in U.K.

uk

# 1 in SWEDEN

Sweden


26 November 2011

International Achievement Award

Marty was presented with the Award for International Achievement during the Malta Music Awards ceremony held at the MFCC in Ta' Qali, Malta. During this event he performed his international hit 'Run angel Run'.


17 November, 2011

'Run Angel Run'

Europe’s 3rd Most played song of the week

europe

# 2 in DENMARK

norway

# 5 in BELGIUM

denmark

   

# 6 in GERMANY

germany

# 5 in AUSTRIA

austria

   

15 November 2011

Midnight Sky # 1 on the International Country Music charts

1-7 NOVEMBER 2011 CHART

1. Marty Rivers - Midnight Sky 
2. Allen Karl - Butterflies 
3. Delon - You gave me a mountain 
4. Ron Thompson - Great Grandpa’s Whiskey Jug 
5. Sandie Dodd - Broken Engagement 
6. Ann Brown - Plug My Heart Into the Jukebox
7. Dwane Crews - You are the morning song 
8. Eddie Kelly - Rise and fall of a Honky Tonk hero 
9. Stephen A Love - Never be anyone else but 
10. Darren Mullins - Stay Close To Me  
11. Clelia Adams - Rainbird yodel 
12. Donna Cunningham - Out Of The Blue 
13. Caz Hunter - Last night was one of those days 
14. George Longard - Flowers For Mamma 
15. Col Millington & Tammy Wilson - The Bushranger and the Lady 
16. Hermann L Meyer - Save The Last Dance For Me 
17. Jannet Bodewes - Jamboree On The Mountain 
18. Doug Jones - Anyone but you 
19. Ace Diamond - Workin' Overtime 
20. Doug Bruce - Coffey Road

21. Brooks & Magee - Somewhere Down The Road 
22. John Stephan - Too soon to know 
23. Vanatta - Sixteen tons 
24. Richard Hall Old Dog Tags 
25. Steve Adkins - Oh By The Way 
26. Ray Peters - The goodbye song 
27. Will Cox - Dying side of Love 
28. Roy Head - Fool On A Stool 
29. Ann Pascoe - Texas Side step 
30. Merle Haggard - Mama tried 
31. Robert Mizzell - Cajundance 
32. Martina McBride - I’m gonna love you through 
33. Butch Ryan Band - Chapel Of The Angels 
34. Aaron Pritchett - Coming clean 
35. Mark Chesnutt - Running out of ways to say 
36. Sylvia Winters - Doing It Together 
37. Miranda Lambert - Baggage Claim 
38. Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan - Here Today & Gone Tomorrow 
39. David Frizzell - It’ll be alright
40. James Marvell - First Outlaws Didn’t Get High
 


13 November, 2011

'Midnight Sky' # 3 on the hotdisc charts

The Hotdisc Top 40

01 Matamoros FRANK JENNINGS
02 Tater Fed LiveWire
03 Midnight Sky MARTY RIVERS
04 Hard Time Movin' On DAVID BRADLEY
05 The Goodbye Song RAY PETERS
06 Sunny Day In Nashville LAWRENCE JOHN PROJECT
07 Unbreakable Heart KAREN LYNNE
08 Bob And The Sheriff RAY WILLIAM ROLDAN
09 Car In A Field JACQUELINE VAN DER GRIEND
10 Rusty Warner WESLEY PARKER


9 November 2011

Marty Rivers nominated for Best Male Artist

Marty has been nominated for Best Male Artist in the Malta Music Awards. The ceremony will take place at the MFCC, Malta on the 26th November. He's also going to perform one of his latest songs during the event.


6 November 2011

Midnight Sky # 4 on the hotdisc charts

The title track of the album 'Midnight Sky' went straight in at number 4 on the European Hotdisc Country Top 40 charts; The song was released as a radio single on the Rush compilation cd and also on the Hillcrest compilation.

These are the words of Stuart Cameron of Hotdisc:
"Marty is Malta's king of country music and ever since his first public appearance at 13 he's been building a career which now puts him among the best performers in Europe. His current album "Midnight Sky" is being very well received and it's the title track from that which is released as his new single. This is his third album and Marty is being not only accepted as a singer but also as a writer".


14 SEPTEMBER 2011

MIDNIGHT SKY ALBUM LAUNCH

Marty's new album 'Midnight Sky' was officially launched at the Murphy's in Qawra where a number of radio djs and media people attended the event; accompanied by a 5 piece band, Marty performed 3 songs from the album which was followed by the screening of a video.


15-21 AUGUST 2011

Joyce Ramgatie’s

Top 200 International Chart

Most Played Artists

1. Allen Karl
2. Johnny Cash
3. Hermann Lammers Meyer
4. GeorgeMcAnthony
5. George Strait
6. Marty Rivers
7. Ernie Oldfield
8. DeLon
9. Jim Reeves
10. George Jones
11. Ann Brown
12. Elvis Presley
13. Brooks & Magee
14. George Longard
15. Ann Pascoe
16. Lynn Davis
17. Brad Paisley
18. Garth Brooks
19. Earl Parker
20. Brooks&Dunn


15-21 AUGUST 2011

“Addict for Your love”

Number 5 on the Ramgatie’s International Top 40 Charts

1. Allen Karl - Lonelies only Bar
2. George Strait - Here for a good time
3. Brett Eldredge - It ain’t gotta be love USA
4. Montgomery Gentry - Where I come from
5. Marty Rivers - Addict For Your Love
6. George McAnthony - Show Me The Way
7. Bobby Dale - I Forgot More About Loving You
8. DeLon - Old Country New Country
9. Bart Connell - I’m still hanging on
10. Steve Free - River town 5


8-14 AUGUST 2011

“Run Angel Run”

Number 4 on the Ramgatie’s International Top 40 Charts

1. DeLon - Old Country New Country
2. Allen Karl - Lonelies Bar only
3. Hermann L Meyer - Home of the damned
4. Marty Rivers - Run angel Run
5. Blake Shelton - God Gave Me You
6. Linda Welby - I’m a woman
7. Dean Holmen - Little Cheatin' Woman
8. The Morris Brothers - Using My Bible
9. Evi - He’ll ave To Go
10. Stephen A Love - Never be anyone else but you 


May 8th 2011

“Run angel Run” on the Hotdisc Top 40 charts

The first single release from Marty’s upcoming album went up to number 8 on the hotdisc top 40 Charts after entering the top 10 a week earlier at number 10; The song, recorded in Nashville at GC Studios, was co-written by Marty himself and released on hotdisc last April.


November 18th 2010

Topping the International Country Gospel Music Charts

The gospel single 'The Lord is comin Soon' made it all the way to the number 1 spot on the international Country Gospel Music Charts for the month of November according to the GTE Music Magazine.

It also went up to number 3 on the American Country Gospel Top 80 for the month of November.

The song was written by Marty himself along with Joe Spiteri and was originally recorded for Marty's debut 'self-titled' album. It was released worldwide to Gospel radio stations by Glory Train Records, based in Livingston, Tennessee.

GOD'S COUNTRY TOP 80 CHART NOVEMBER 2010

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God's Country Music Chart is the most widely known World-Wide chart for Country Gospel / Christian Country / Southern music. Includes Overseas airplay as well as USA airplay. 

God's Country International Music Chart is the most Accurate Up to Date Chart in Country Gospel / Christian Country / Southern Gospel Music Around the World and has been published in many magazines over the years. 

  Song Artist Label
1 THE LORD IS COMING SOON MARTY RIVERS GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
2 DID I MAKE A DIFFERENCE MEL BERG GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
3 THE STORM PASSES BY STEVE FREE FRATERNITY RECORDS
4 ELIJAH THE DURST BROTHERS CRIMSON RIVER RECORDS
5 HIDE ME ROCK OF AGES DAILEY & VINCENT ROUNDER
6 CRY, CRY FOR AMERICA THE MORRIS BROTHERS GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
7 HARD HAT AND A HAMMER ALAN JACKSON ARISTA NASHVILLE
8 STANDING ON THE ROCK THE AMUNDRUDS INDEPENDENT
9 THAT'S GOD JOE DEE MESSINA CURB
10 YOU CATCH ME WHEN I FALL DAVID NALL GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
11 ALPHA AND OMEGA GAITHER VOCAL BAND GAITHER MUSIC
12 VOICES CHRIS YOUNG RCA
13 WHEN I GET TO HEAVEN KAREN CRUISE GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
14 FAITH THING THE AKINS CROSSROADS
15 I HOPE HEAVEN HAS A DIRT ROAD WILL PEPPERS REDEMPTION NASHVILLE
16 HARD ROCK TO ROLL BILLY JOE ROYAL GUSTO
17 THE TABLE GRACE PREPARED BARBARA FAIRCHILD INDEPENDENT
18 BECAUSE OF YOUR LOVE REBECCA LINDA SMITH RENEWED RECORDS
19 I DO ANDREW HELLER DIAMONDISC
19 PRETTY WREATH FOR MOTHER'S GRAVE SLIM & ZELLA MAE COX GLORY TRAIN RECORDS


Gospel National Top 80 Chart NOVEMBER 2010

THE #1 RADIO AIRPLAY TRACKING SERVICE SINCE 1991

Top 80 USA Country Gospel, Country Gospel & Bluegrass Gospel music. 

The National Top 80 Chart is compiled from USA airplay only. 

  Song Artist Label
1 THE STORM PASSES BY STEVE FREE FRATERNITY RECORDS
2 DID I MAKE A DIFFERENCE MEL BERG GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
3 THE LORD IS COMIN' SOON MARTY RIVERS GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
4 ELIJAH THE DURST BROTHERS CRIMSON RIVER RECORDS
5 THE SUN DIDN'T SHINE THE MARKSMEN INDEPENDENT
6 HIDE ME ROCK OF AGES DAILEY & VINCENT` ROUNDER
7 WHEN THE ROSES BLOOM AGAIN COWBOY JOE & THE BABCOCKS CHIMNEY ROCK
8 ALL MY TEARS LAST LIGHT BAND TERAJAY
9 VOICES CHRIS YOUNG RCA
10 YOU CATCH ME WHEN I FALL DAVID NALL GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
11 A MAN OF HIS WORD LETA STROUD CIRCUIT RIDER
12 CRY, CRY FOR AMERICA THE MORRIS BROTHERS GLORY TRAIN RECORDS
13 FREIGHT TRAIN BRANDED TERAJAY
14 FAITH THING THE AKINS CROSSROADS
15 I THANK YOU LORD JOAN GREGORY CIRCUIT RIDER
16 WRITTEN IN THE SKY MIKE RIMMEY RM MUSIC
17 EIGHTY ACRE CHURCH STEVE RICHARD FORCE MP
18 COUNTRY BORN AND FED OTHA GEESLIN CIRCUIT RIDER
19 HARD HAT AND A HAMMER ALAN JACKSON ARISTA NASHVILLE
20 WRITTEN IN RED LYLE STUBBS CIRCUIT RIDER

 

Chart Action 2010

       
Date Single Peak Position Country Charts
June 12 Paceville 6 Belgium
    7 Sweden
    11 The Netherlands
July 31 Paceville 4 Italy
    6 Denmark
    11 European CMA
August 7 Call Colorado 3 European CMA
    2 Switzerland
    2 Austria
    8 The Netherlands
    9 Belgium
August 14 Call Colorado 3 Italy
August 28 The Lord is comin' soon 5 Belgium
September 11 Call Colorado 5 Ireland
       

 

Chart Action 2009

       
Date Single Peak Position Country Charts
       
       
       
January Blinded 11 GTE International Country Gospel
January Blinded 18 USA Country Gospel - GTE Top 100
May 29 Teasin Kind of Woman 13 Spain
June 16 Mexican Vacation 2 Ireland
    7 U.K
    4 European CMA
    3 The Netherlands
    6 Denmark
July 2 Mexican Vacation 3 Israel
August 11 Mexican Vacation 18 Europe Top 100
    6 France
    10 Spain
October 6 Teasin Kind of Woman 4 Italy
October 14 Teasin Kind of Woman 6 Switzerland
    6 Israel

April 13th 2009

The song “Call Colorado” was named as one of the top songs from all songs submitted during the 2008 Nashville Songwriters Festival on Music Row.

Chart Action 2008


Date Single Peak Position Country Charts
       
March 31 I'm Available 9 Norway
April 4 I'm Available 4 Czech Republic
May 22 Made in Mexico 5 The Netherlands
June 13 Out of the Blue 8 Ireland
June 20 Made in Mexico 3 European CMA
  Made in Mexico 3 Spain
  Made in Mexico 1 Czech Republic
  Made in Mexico 2 Norway
  Made in Mexico 4 Germany
July 10 Made in Mexico 4 Poland
October 30 Made in Mexico 3 Denmark
November 6 Made in Mexico 8 Europe Top 100
November 22 Made in Mexico 4 Italy
  Made in Mexico 9 Sweden
November 29 Teasin Kind of Woman 1 Austria
December 12 Teasin Kind of Woman 11 European CMA
December 12 Teasin Kind of Woman 11 The Netherlands
December 12 Teasin Kind of Woman 11 Belgium
December 12 Teasin Kind of Woman
6 Norway
December 30 Out of the Blue 3 Belgium

June 2008

June was a very interesting month for Marty where he spent the whole month performing in various venues all over Nashville; He was invited to perform at the World Famous BB King’s for the CMA Fest; His dynamic performance took everyone by surprise; Then he performed in other renowned places around Nashville including the legendary Bluebird Café, the Douglas Corner, the Hall of Fame Lounge, the French Quarters, the Commodore and the Legends Corner on Broadway; He also took part in the Nashville Songwriters Fest, where he performed for 3 days right in the heart of Music Row;


April 2nd 2008

The Single 'Made in Mexico' from the album 'Out of the Blue' went straight to number 1 on the International Country Top 40 according to the international radio charts compiled by Joyce Ramgate. This is only after 2 weeks on the charts, where it debuted last week for the first time at number 7.

 

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