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Dec 13

The Top 50 Country Songs of 2010

Lee Brice photo courtesy of Curb Records. has just released its year end charts for 2010.  Leading the pack are a group of up-and-coming male artists with surprisingly few established superstar names in the top 10.  Here are the 50 most popular country songs for the year based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS (song, artist, album):

  1. “Love Like Crazy” – Lee Brice, Love Like Crazy
  2. “Rain Is A Good Thing” – Luke Bryan, Doin’ My Thing
  3. “Why Don’t We Just Dance” – Josh Turner, Haywire
  4. “All Over Me” – Josh Turner, Haywire
  5. “The Man I Want To Be” – Chris Young, The Man I Want To Be
  6. “Roll With It” – Easton Corbin, Easton Corbin
  7. “Gimmie That Girl” – Joe Nichols, Old Things New
  8. “All About Tonight” – Blake Shelton, All About Tonight
  9. “Come Back Song” – Darius Rucker, Charleston, SC 1966
  10. “She Won’t Be Lonely Long” – Clay Walker, She Won’t Be Lonely Long
  11. “The House That Build Me” – Miranda Lambert, Revolution
  12. “American Honey” - Lady Antebellum, Need You Now
  13. “‘Til Summer Comes Around” – Keith Urban, Defying Gravity
  14. “Highway 20 Ride” – Zac Brown Band, The Foundation
  15. “Keep On Lovin’ You” – Steel Magnolia, Valentine’s Day Soundtrack
  16. “Crazy Town” – Jason Aldean, Wide Open
  17. “Our Kind Of Love” – Lady Antebellum, Need You Now
  18. “Water” – Brad Paisley, American Saturday Night
  19. “A Little More Country Than That” – Easton Corbin, Easton Corbin
  20. “Farmer’s Daughter” – Rodney Atkins, It’s America
  21. “I’m In” – Keith Urban, Defying Gravity
  22. “Lover, Lover” – Jerrod Niemann, Judge Jerrod & the Hung Jury
  23. “Little White Church” – Little Big Town, The Reason Why
  24. “History In The Making” – Darius Rucker, Learn To Live
  25. “Temporary Home” – Carrie Underwood, Play On
  26. “That’s How Country Boys Roll” – Billy Currington, Little Bit of Everything
  27. “Smile” – Uncle Kracker, Happy Hour
  28. “Pretty Good At Drinkin Beer” – Billy Currington, Enjoy Yourself
  29. “Undo It” – Carrie Underwood, Play On
  30. “Stuck Like Glue” – Sugarland, The Incredible Machine
  31. “Hillbilly Bone” – Blake Shelton & Trace Adkins, Hillbilly Bone
  32. “The Truth” – Jason Aldean, Wide Open
  33. “Ain’t Back Yet” – Kenny Chesney, Greatest Hits II
  34. “American Saturday Night” – Brad Paisley, American Saturday Night
  35. “The Boys of Fall” – Kenny Chesney, Hemingway’s Whiskey
  36. “Free” – Zac Brown, The Foundation
  37. “If I Die Young” – The Band Perry, The Band Perry
  38. “Mine” – Taylor Swift, Speak Now
  39. “Unstoppable” – Rascal Flatts, Unstoppable
  40. “I Gotta Get To You” – George Strait, Twang
  41. “Backwoods” – Justin Moore, Justin Moore
  42. “Consider Me Gone” – Reba McEntire, Keep On Loving You
  43. “Southern Voice” – Tim McGraw, Southern Voice
  44. “I Wanna Make You Close Your Eyes” – Dierks Bentley, Feel That Fire
  45. “White Liar” – Miranda Lambert, Revolution
  46. “As She’s Walking Away” – Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson, You Get What You Give
  47. “Why Wait” – Rascal Flatts, Nothing Like This
  48. “Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum, Need You Now
  49. “This Ain’t Nothin’” – Craig Morgan, That’s Why
  50. “The Breath You Take” – George Strait, Twang

What’s been your favorite song of 2010? Drop me a comment below and weigh in with your pick for the top country song of 2010.

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