Best Country Songs of the Year

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35. Living
> Artist: Dierks Bentley
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 6
> Total Spotify plays: 42.7 million

Dierks Bentley has yet to win a Grammy despite 14 nominations, but he’s built a large following, with 11 No. 1 hits on the Hot Country Songs chart and 24 top 10 singles. “Living” is about taking the time to enjoy the simple things of life. It reached No. 6 on the Hot Country Songs list in September.

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34. Good Vibes
> Artist: Chris Janson
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 6
> Total Spotify plays: 22.8 million

Missouri-born singer-songwriter Chris Janson scored his third top 10 hit on the Hot Country Songs chart this past fall with “Good Vibes.” The song, about making an effort to have a positive attitude, was Janson’s most successful track in 2019.

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33. Girl Like You
> Artist: Jason Aldean
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 5
> Total Spotify plays: 49.2 million

Georgia-born Jason Aldean has enjoyed considerable success on the country charts with nine chart-toppers on the Billboard Hot Country Songs list and 31 top 10 hits overall. Aldean tapped into his R&B influences on “Girl Like You,” which reached No. 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

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32. Night Shift
> Artist: Jon Pardi
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 8
> Total Spotify plays: 93.4 million

Jon Pardi had a busy 2019, collaborating with Brooks & Dunn on their album “Reboot” and releasing his own record, “Heartache Medication.” On top of all that, the singer was still enjoying the success of his 2016 album “California Sunrise.” “Night Shift,” the album’s fifth single, peaked on the Hot Country Songs chart in May 2019.

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31. Every Little Thing
> Artist: Russell Dickerson
> Billboard Hot Country Songs peak position: 5
> Total Spotify plays: 53.0 million

Russell Dickerson is a singer-songwriter from Union City, Tennessee, who’s placed three singles in the Billboard Hot Country Songs top 10 since 2018. “Every Little Thing” is a celebration of how the love of your life completes you. The single peaked at No. 5 on the country song chart in November.