After it was released as a single in June of 2010, "If I Die Young" became a smash hit for the Band Perry. The song, written by Kimberly Perry, climbed to the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in December, hit No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary chart, was a Top 10 hit on the Adult Top 40 chart (No. 4) and earned a Top 20 spot on both the Mainstream Top 40 and Hot 100 charts as well (No. 12 and No. 14, respectively).