Best Country Songs of the Year

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40. Millionaire
> Artist: Chris Stapleton
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 4
> Total Spotify plays: 55.4 million

Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Chris Stapleton has maintained his reputation as one of country music’s most popular musicians with the song “Millionaire” off his album “From A Room: Volume 2.” The single has earned Stapleton a Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance. Surprisingly, the song is one of two on the album not written by the singer. It was instead penned by songwriter Kevin Welch.

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39. What If I Never Get Over You
> Artist: Lady Antebellum
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 5
> Total Spotify plays: 29.9 million

The five-time Grammy Award winners from Nashville have had 14 top 10 hits on the Hot Country Songs list, with their latest, “What If I Never Get Over You,” peaking at No. 5 in November.

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38. Even Though I’m Leaving
> Artist: Luke Combs
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 2
> Total Spotify plays: 41.5 million

Hailing from Asheville, North Carolina, singer Luke Combs has been a favorite on country radio since releasing his debut album in 2017. His 2019 follow-up, “What You See Is What You Get,” has been similarly successful. The second single from the album, “Even Though I’m Leaving,” peaked at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and No. 11 on the Hot 100 — which includes songs of all genres — making it the artist’s best performing song on that chart.

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37. Some Of It
> Artist: Eric Church
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 7
> Total Spotify plays: 26.9 million

The North Carolina native has had 16 top 10 hits in the Hot Country Songs chart. The nine-time Grammy nominated singer-songwriter recently reached the country top 10 with “Some Of It,” an introspective song about learning life’s lessons. The song topped out at No. 7 in July.

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36. Make It Sweet
> Artist: Old Dominion
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 8
> Total Spotify plays: 43.7 million

Old Dominion released their self-titled third studio album in 2019. The lead single, “Make It Sweet,” became the group’s seventh top 10 hit on the Hot Rock Songs chart, peaking at No. 8 in May. The catchy tune exists as a welcome reminder to make the most of life, even when it gets you down.