Despite the tortuous year with concerts prohibited, country music fans still log a lot of listening minutes. Ten country songs came on top for gaining the most number of listening minutes this 2020.
As country fans, we have been blessed with some great tunes that reminded us of what life was like before the global health crisis as summarized in Morgan Wallen’s “7 Summers.”
Blake Shelton and fiancé Gwen Stefani did not miss out yet again as they spray some love for all of us with their romantic duet “Nobody But You.”
Of course, we could not miss out on Sam Hunt’s “Kinfolks” as one of the country smash songs this year.
Now, Billboard summed up its top airplay lists. There might be some country songs that made the list that might shock you.
Here are Billboard’s top country airplay and the most-streamed country songs for 2020.
Country Airplay Song Chart, 2020
1 “Chasin’ You” by Morgan Wallen
2 “Nobody But You” by Blake Shelton Duet with Gwen Stefani
3 “Kinfolks” by Sam Hunt
4 “After A Few” by Travis Denning
5 “Die From A Broken Heart” by Maddie & Tae
6 “I Hope You’re Happy Now” by Carly Pearce & Lee Brice
7 “Homesick” by Kane Brown
8 “Does To Me” by Luke Combs featuring Eric Church
9 “Lovin’ On You” by Luke Combs
10 “One Of Them Girls” by Lee Brice
Country Streaming Song Chart, 2020
1 “I Hope,” Gabby Barrett
2 “The Bones,” Maren Morris
3 “Heartless,” Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley Featuring Morgan Wallen
4 “One Man Band, “Old Dominion
5 “10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber
6 “Tennessee Whiskey,” Chris Stapleton
7 “Whiskey Glasses,” Morgan Wallen
8 “Beautiful Crazy,” Luke Combs
9 “Chasin’ You,” Morgan Wallen
10 “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” Luke Combs
Which of these were you surprised the most? The new breed of country talents is on the rise with Morgan Wallen, Luke Combs, and Gabby Barrett leading the way. Which country songs do you think deserve to be on the list this year? Though there might be some surprises from some of these songs, one thing is for sure, 2021 will be a year that every country fan will be looking forward to.
For more of Billboard’s year-end list, visit their official page now.
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