Nothing can be more fun than country songs for karaoke nights, long drives, get togethers, or parties. The catchy rhythms, heartfelt lyrics, and good fun vibes always uplift your mood. Especially in these difficult times with all the stress of the pandemic, country songs are here to turn up. Check out the top 10 country songs of 2020 that you are sure to enjoy throughout 2021.
10. Hard to Forget by Sam Hunt
Hard to Forget is the fourth single from Sam Hunt’s second studio album. It contains sample tracks from Web Pierce’s 1953 hit “There Stands the Glass”. The song depicts the situation of a person who finds it difficult to forget his loved one and he cannot get over his memories. The fusion of old school tunes with modern country music makes a perfect blend.
9. One Margarita by Luke Bryan
With the upbeat song and catchy lyrics, One Margarita was something everyone needed for an entertainment boost. It takes you to the carefree days of sipping one margarita, away from all the worries, just as the lyrics say,
“One margarita, two margarita, three margarita, shot
Don’t worry ‘bout tomorrow
Leave all your sorrow out here on the floatin’ dock.”
8. Hole in the Bottle by Kelsea Ballerini
Ballerini’s first-ever drinking song came out this year as the third sing from her album Kelsea and made it to the Top10ish Country Songs for 2021. The song begins with a guitar instrumental with Kelsea’s soulful voice and catchy lyrics depicting the situation after breakup with a bottle of wine. With the huge success of the song, you’ll also have to check out the remix with Shania Twain released in November 2020.
7. Got What I Got by Jason Aldean
A love song from his ninth album called 9, Jason Aldean, with narrative vocals, tells about his contentment in his life as his wife is beside him and reassuring her he does not miss his previous life. After the release of this song, Jason and his wife Brittany celebrated their fifth anniversary, not a coincidence this song was for his wife.
6. One of Them Girls by Lee Brice
The lead single from his fifth album Hey World and the biggest hit of his career, One of Them Girls, is all about celebrating strong, confident, and courageous girls. After his song hit number one on Billboard’s country airplay chart, he tells them, “It’s a song that makes you feel good, and feeling good is vital these days in light of the continued spread of the coronavirus.”
5. Nobody But You by Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani
Blake Shelton released his new album God’s Country: Fully Loaded and the biggest hit of the album was the duet with his real-life girlfriend, Gwen Stefani. It is a romantic, heartfelt song with beautiful lyrics to dedicate to your beloved one. Not just the song is great, but the music video is adorable too, showing the everyday life of the couple and how it is to be in love.
4. Sugar Coat by Little Big Town
A very intense, reality-hitting song by Little Big Town Lori McKenna, Josh Kerr, and Jordyn Shellart depicts the emotions of someone who has a sugarcoated, presentable life, but in reality, it is devoid of love and full of emotional needs. With the song, the video also contributed to making this song one of the biggest hits of the year, which stars Hollywood actress Bosworth.
3. 10,000 Hours by Dan + Shay ft. Justin Bieber
Well this song was a dream come true for all the county music fans as country music duo Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber collaborated for the song. The song was released just a few days after Bieber and Hailey’s wedding in South Carolina so it had to be a romantic. It’s a lovely song dedicated to a loved one. The song hit number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and also made history of highest-charting non-holiday country song.
2. The Bones by Maren Morris
The Grammy winning country singer Maren Morris released The Bones for her album Girl. Instead of breakup, Maren reflects through the positive side of relationships meant to last forever. This song was a breakthrough and spent 20 weeks at number 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country top charts. Later, Maren also did a remix of the song with Irish singer Hozier.
1. I Hope by Gabby Barret
Following her third place finish in American Idol, Gabby Barret released her breakup single, I Hope. It is a revenge song in which she hopes her ex finds a girl who cheats on him just like he did. This breakup anthem was a big hit. After its release, Charlie Puth did its remix with Gabby in 2020, and it was the biggest hit of the year.
Enjoy these top 10 country songs for 2021 that have entertained lots of people so far, and many more to come. Don’t forget to add these hits to your own playlist if they’re not there already.