From heart-tugging ballads to tunes that make their listeners want to dance, the best country songs of the s make us proud -- really proud -- to be fans of country music. Combs' ascent to rising superstar status has been a real joy to watch, and fans all over the world are obsessed with his affable, laid-back vibe. At the tail end of the decade, he recorded what might be the best drinking anthem of the s in "Beer Never Broke My Heart," a true juggernaut of a song that was certified platinum a mere two months after its release. She never dreamed that it would turn into one of the biggest hits of her songwriting career. Swindell earned his fifth consecutive No.
"The House That Built Me," Miranda Lambert
Hot Country Songs is a chart that ranks the top-performing country music songs in the United States, published by Billboard magazine. In , 29 different songs topped the chart in 52 issues of the magazine, based on weekly airplay data from country music radio stations compiled by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems. Seven acts achieved more than one number-one hit during the year. Turner's total of five weeks at the top was the most by any act. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Over the past ten years, country music has been a bit of a study in contradictions — as female artists fight to reclaim their rightful place on the charts and on radio airwaves, as bro-country thrived and neo-traditionalists like Sturgill Simpson and Jason Isbell blazed their own trail outside of the mainstream. In the midst of all of this upheaval, though, is a whole lot of great music. Before she was a global superstar and one of the richest women in the world, Taylor Swift was a songwriting prodigy with a pure voice and plucky lyrical sensibility. Lambert snagged it away, and with that, created an emotional classic that can stir nostalgia in even the most cynical of souls. The music video alone, which boasts cameos from basketball legend Larry Bird , baseball icon Roger Clemens, and more stars, makes it a classic.
Now that we look forward to what may bring for country music, it got us thinking back to the previous 10 years. It was no easy task, but we've ranked what we reckon were the greatest country songs of the s. See if your favourite songs are in our list below, and make sure to listen to Smooth Country for the best country music of all time 24 hours a day. Florida Georgia Line - 'Stay' Kelsea Ballerini - 'Peter Pan' Brett Eldredge - 'Drunk on Your Love' Old Dominion - 'Break Up with Him' Maren Morris - 'Rich'