Checkout the below listed latest and best top 10 best Country songs of all time 2017, Country music has always been a well known genre by just about everyone across the globe. Whether you are a country music lover or not, you will find that you know some of these below mentioned songs – be it from radio, adverts, movies, etc. If you are a country-music genre fanatic, then sit back and enjoy our list for top 10 best songs of all time.
- 10. Lonestar – Amazed
- 9. Hunter Hayes – Wanted
- 8. C. W. McCall – Convoy
- 7. Keith Urban – Somebody Like You
- 6. Johnny Cash – Daddy Sang Bass
- 5. Buck Owens – Love’s Gonna Live Here
- 4. Tim McGraw – Just to See You Smile
- 3. Leroy Van Dyke – Walk on By
- 2. Sam Hunt – Take Your Time
- 1. Kenny Rogers – Coward of the County
Here we present the list of top 10 best Country songs of all time 2017.
10. Lonestar – Amazed
Amazed was written by Marv Green, Aimee Mayo, and Chris Lindsey. Released in 1999, it is the first version recorded by American country music group Lonestar. Amazed was a major hit and Lonestar’s longest lasting number 1 single, spending 8 weeks at top of Billboard’s country chart.
Amazed remix reached position 1 on Billboard Hot 100 and # 2 on Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks in 2000. Amazed also sold over 1,650,000 digital copies in U. S as of Feb 2016
9. Hunter Hayes – Wanted
Wanted was recorded by American country-artist Hunter Hayes in 2012. Wanted was nominated for Best Country Solo performance at the 2013 Grammy Awards. As of April 2014, Wanted was the best selling tune by a male solo country-singer in USA.
Wanted was ranked as 3r.d greatest country single of all time. It was certified 4x Platinum in USA for sales over 3.6 million. Hayes broke the record held since 1973 by Johnny Rodriguez as “youngest artist to reach number one”.
8. C. W. McCall – Convoy
Convoy is a 1975 novelty that was performed by C.W. McCall. This tune was an instant sensation and became # 1 song on both country and pop charts in United States. Convoy spent 6 weeks at No. 1 on Country charts and 1 week at Num 1 on Pop charts.
Convoy was also popular in Canada, topping their RPM Top Singles chart in January 1976. Convoy further peaked to #2 in United Kingdom
7. Keith Urban – Somebody Like You
Somebody Like You was recorded by Australian country singer Keith Urban in 2002. Somebody Like You was from his 2002 album Golden Roads and was his fifth American single release. This tune spent approximately 6 weeks at position 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Singles & Tracks and peaked to number 23 on Billboard Hot 100.
In 2009, Billboard named Somebody Like You # 1 song of the first decade of the 21st century. In 2003, Somebody Like You was remixed for movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.
6. Johnny Cash – Daddy Sang Bass
Daddy Sang Bass is a 1968 single recorded by Johnny Cash. This song became a huge hit and went to No. 1 on Billboard County Chart for 6 weeks and spent a total of 19 weeks on that list. Daddy Sang Bass reached position 56 on Cashbox pop singles chart in 1969.
Daddy Sang Bass was nominated in CMS awards category of Single of the Year. The tune was also ranked position 1 on Canadian RPM Country Tracks
5. Buck Owens – Love’s Gonna Live Here
Love’s Gonna Live Here is a 1963 single by Buck Owens. It was Buck’s second number 1 on country charts. Love’s Gonna Live Here spent 16 weeks at top spot and a total on 30 weeks on the chart. After Love’s Gonna Live Here spent 16 weeks at number 1, no other song managed to spend more than 10 weeks at number 1 for 49 years!
Love’s Gonna Live Here peaked to position 11 on U. S Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1963.
4. Tim McGraw – Just to See You Smile
Just to See You Smile was written by Mark Nesler and Tony Martin and performed by American country artist, Tim McGraw. Just to See You Smile was released in 1997 as a third single from his album Everywhere. Just to See You Smile spent 42 weeks on Billboard’s chart, making it the longest running single on Billboard country charts since 1990 – this was also the longest chart run for any country single in the 1990s.
Just to See You Smile spent 6 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in 1998. It was also declared as Number One country single of the year by Billboard. Just to See You Smile peaked at position 1 on Canada Country Tracks (RPM) position 1 on U.S Hot Country Songs, and position 28 on Canada Country Tracks in 1998.
3. Leroy Van Dyke – Walk on By
Walk on By was written by Kendall Hayes and performed by American country singer Leroy Van Dyke. It was Dyke’s first single from his album Walk on By that was released in 1961. This tune was Dyke’s most successful single. It spent 37 weeks on country chart and a record breaking 19 weeks at position 1.
Walk on By crossed over to pop chart peaking at number 5 and was named the biggest country music record in history by Billboard magazine. Walk on By peaked to position 1 on Norwegian Single chart, 1 on U. S Billboard Hot C & W Sides, position 5 on both U. S Billboard Hot 100 and UK Single Charts
2. Sam Hunt – Take Your Time
Take Your Time was released in 2014 by American artist Sam Hunt. Take Your Time was Sam’s second single to reach number one on Billboard Hot Country Songs in 2015. In United States, Take Your Time debuted at position 55 on Billboard Country Airplay for a week. It also debuted at position 35 on Hot Country-Songs.
Take Your Time was certified Gold by RIAA in March 2015, Platinum status on April 2015, and 2x Platinum on August 2015. Take Your Time reached its 2 million sales mark in USA in March 2016.
1. Kenny Rogers – Coward of the County
Coward of the County is just about one of the most famous song all over the world. Coward of the County was released in November 1979 as a single from the multi-platinum album Kenny. Coward of the County is Kenny Roger’s biggest hit and has received a million-selling gold-certified 45. Coward of the County reached number 1 on Billboard Hot County Singles chart. It also hit position 1 on Cash Box singles and No. 3 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.
In addition, Coward of the County was position 1 on UK Singles chart. It also ranked #1 in Ireland for six consecutive weeks. Coward of the County has been NO. 1 on Canada Adult Contemporary Tracks (RPM), Canada Top Singles, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ), among others
These above named songs are still popular up to date. They have been ranked atop many charts for many consecutive weeks. If you enjoy listening to country music, then we have no doubt that you have each and every single song named on our list. We would love to know which tune is your favorite. Also, if you think there is a song that deserves to be on our list, do comment below.