For decades, the genre of country music has been a favorite to many. The music has simple and interesting vocalizes and harmonies which are go together with string instruments such as electric and acoustic guitars, banjoes, fiddles such as harmonic and violins. The genre first was made in the united states and the cowboy music from the far west. The genre usually comprises of melancholic and romantic. Music today has major influences in many people lives and some of the effects that country songs have are, they are good for cardiovascular system health, evoke joy, and other good effects.
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- Here are top 10 best new country songs in 2017-2018.
- 1. Body Like A Back Road by Sam Hunt
- 2. In Case You Didn’t Know by Brett Young
- 3. The Fighter by Keith Urban Featuring Carrie Underwood
- 4. Craving You by Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
- 5. Small Town Boy by Dustin Lynch
- 6. My Girl by Dylan Scott
- 7. Hurricane by Luke Combs
- 8. Do I Make You Wanna by Billy Currington
- 9. Drinkin’ Problem by Midland
- 10. What Ifs by Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina
Here are top 10 best new country songs in 2017-2018.
1. Body Like A Back Road by Sam Hunt
Our top most track by Sam Hunt has not just found our way here without a reason as the song has already smashed Billboard records of all time. The song has broken the record for most weeks A top hot country songs chart passing Florida Georgia lines “Cruise” 2012 as it is now on its 25th week at position 1 in a row on Billboard Hot Country Song. The only other person who has come that close was Leroy Van Dyke who held the record for 19 weeks with his song “walk on By”. “Body Like a Back Road” has already been nominated in Teen Choice Award for Choice Country Song, Teen Choice Award for Choice Single: Male Artist. From its release in February 2nd 2017 the song has over 83 million views in YouTube.
2. In Case You Didn’t Know by Brett Young
“In Case You Dint Know’ is a romantic song written by Brett Young, Kyle Schlienger, Trent Tomlinson, and Tyler Reeve. The song is about a love story and the people they love. “In Case You Dint Know’ is the second song from his debut album Brett Young and was written in Puerto Vallarta Mexico and released on January 9 2017. As of July 2017, the song has been certified platinum by RIAA and has sold more than 700 thousand copies. Today the song has got over 93 million views on YouTube alone.
3. The Fighter by Keith Urban Featuring Carrie Underwood
“The Fighter” is one of the best songs by Keith Urban and featuring Carrie Underwood. It was released officially on 6th February 2017 and this song became number 2 in US Country Airplay and becoming Urbans 38th consecutive top 10 hit which set a record for being the longest running streak in the charts history. As of today, the song has been certified Gold in Canada and sold over 700,000 copies in US. In Belgium charts and Scottish Singles chart the song is at position one and so far the official video on YouTube has received over 25 million views.
4. Craving You by Thomas Rhett Featuring Maren Morris
Released on April 3rd 2017 and written by Dave Barnes Julian Bunetta “Craving You” is a song by Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris. The song is the lead single from an upcoming album by Rhett’s and it talks about a girl and a guy who really want to be with each other just the moment they part ways. Commercially the song has sold more than 200,000 copies in the US alone and received more than 7 million views in YouTube.
5. Small Town Boy by Dustin Lynch
“small Town Boy” is a love song that was released on 17th February 2017 by Dustin Lynch. The song has been written by Ben Hayslip, Rhett Akins and Kyle fishman. It’s the second single track from his upcoming 3rd album. this song is at number 5 in the US Hot Country Songs Billboard chat, number 10 in the US Country Airplay Billboard chart and at position 49 in the US Billboard Hot 100. As of today, it has sold more than 200,000 copies and received over 5 million views in YouTube.
6. My Girl by Dylan Scott
“My Girl” by Dylan Scott and written by himself and Josh kerr is among the songs in his album Dylan Scott. The song has been his first number one track on the Country Airplay chart and it’s a love song which Scott brags about her Girlfriend the now Scotts wife. The song was released in July 11 2016 and commercially it has done well as it has been certified Gold by RIAA and sold more than 300,000 copies as of July 2017.the song has over 30 million YouTube views.
7. Hurricane by Luke Combs
“Hurricane” is a song that as released on October 3rd 2016 and written by Luke Combs, Taylor Phillips and Thomas Archer. It’s a song in his debut album This One’s For You. The song talks about an encounter with ex-lover and compares the damage done to an encounter with a hurricane. Commercially the song has been certified Gold by RIAA and Platinum and as of today it has sold more than 500,000 copies in the united states. The song has over 58 million views on YouTube.
8. Do I Make You Wanna by Billy Currington
The song was composed by Ashley Gorley, Zach Crowell and other two men and was released in November 21st 2016 by artist Billy Currington and it’s the fourth single from his album Summer Forever. Commercially the song has done well as it has sold over 100,000 copies and in charts too as it has been in the US Country Airplay position 1, US Hot Country Songs position 8 and US Billboard Hot 100 position 57. The song has over 4 million views on YouTube.
9. Drinkin’ Problem by Midland
“Drinking’ is one of those interesting songs you might want to listen to. The song is about a man who turns to drinking as a way of healing and mending his broken heart and the people around him think he has a drinking problem and don’t just understand what he is going through and drinking is a way of fixing his sorrows. The song was released on February 27th and as of July 2017 it had sold more than 190,000 copies in US and has received more than 10 million views on YouTube.
10. What Ifs by Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina
“What Ifs” is the third single from his self-titled album. It was written by Jordan Schmidt, MattMcGinn and Kane Brown himself. Kane Brown in this song tries to win over the girl of his dreams and generally this is a love song. His collaboration with the American Idol’s Lauren Alaina a longtime friend and a classmate was a perfect combination today the song has over 12 million views in YouTube.
These are the top 10 country songs this year for 2017-2018 and in most music charts in many countries they have been ranked among top 10. If you love soft music, the type of music that you can dance and talks about everything then country music is the genre for you.