There’s an endless stream of twang to choose from in our top 40 country songs for August 2022. The decade’s most reliable hitmakers are still dominating the highest positions, with two songs from Morgan Wallen. He’s joined in by fellow country superstars Luke Combs, Cole Swindell, and Kane Brown.
There’s also a group of compelling new country artists to cherish and lend our ears to. This includes BRELAND, Zach Bryan, and Jackson Dean. Meanwhile, newcomer Bailey Zimmerman is further cementing his whirlwind road to success with his churning hits.
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Truly, there’s so much more thrill in this list. Keep on scrolling below to find out!
1. Wasted On You by Morgan Wallen
After hitting No. 1 on Country radio, Wallen’s heartbreak ballad has impacted pop radio – allowing the country hitmaker to achieve another milestone. This is actually Wallen’s first-ever solo career entry on the pop chart.
2. The Kind of Love We Make by Luke Combs
When Combs unveiled his most recent album, Growin’ Up, back in June, this steamy love song – where he details his romantic intentions for the woman he adores – immediately stood out.
3. You Proof by Morgan Wallen
This love lament has been a fan favorite since Wallen released it on his 29th birthday. “You Proof,” which finds the country hitmaker singing over a breakup, has also been one of the most-added tunes on country radio.
4. She Had Me At Heads Carolina by Cole Swindell
Swindell is bringing country listeners all the way back to 1996 through Jo Dee Messina’s hit, “Heads Carolina, Tails California.” Swindell said this song is about a night out with the guys, having fun, walking in a bar, and meeting the girl that fascinates you.
5. Like I Love Country Music by Kane Brown
Brown honors his favorite musical genre, where he namechecks country hits by legends like Alan Jackson, George Jones, Johnny Cash, and June Carter.
6. Damn Strait by Scotty McCreery
Meanwhile, McCreery pays tribute to the King of Country George Strait, where he namechecks several hits by Strait in the lyrics. After all, the legend has inspired him to become a country music singer himself. And the song, “Damn Strait” is George-Strait-approved.
7. Rock And A Hard Place by Bailey Zimmerman
Country music fans immediately embraced this song about a man on the verge of breaking up with his girlfriend, describing the situation as “between a rock and a hard place.” It actually debuted at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.
8. Fall In Love by Bailey Zimmerman
Zimmerman showcased his strong storytelling skills in his debut single, where he laments his lost love. The song’s impact is anything but evanescent that it helped Zimmerman become one of the country’s biggest rising stars.
9. Last Night Lonely by Jon Pardi
Pardi unveiled “Last Night Lonely” as the lead single off his brand-new album, Mr. Saturday Night, and it has since been a fan favorite. This swaggering country track captures country fans’ hearts as Pardi sings about a man meeting a woman at a bar, basically saying that this could be the start of forever with her.
10. Something In The Orange by Zach Bryan
Bryan is currently one of the top emerging acts in the country, thanks to his lovestruck single that laments about a doomed relationship. It’s also his first entry on the Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at No. 30.
11. 5 Foot 9 by Tyler Hubbard
Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard shares the first taste of his debut solo project with this romantic ballad about his love for his wife, Hayley.
12. Son Of A Sinner by Jelly Roll
The genre-bending star reflects on his edgy lifestyle in this country-rock-leaning track. While the rock edge to his vocals is quite evident, that no longer matters to the barroom story he’s telling.
13. Wishful Drinking by Ingrid Andress with Sam Hunt
Andress joined forces with Hunt in this emotive ballad about longing for someone that further intensifies with a few cocktails. This is actually the first duet between the superstars.
14. Progress by John Rich
Rich, of the iconic country duo Big and Rich, recently made waves after the release of his latest song – a political commentary that challenges the genesis that advanced ideology has brought “progress” to America.
15. New Truck by Dylan Scott
Inspired by his breakup with his now-wife, Scott explained that the song is about a heartbroken man haunted by the memories of his ex-girlfriend whenever he’s sitting in his truck. Now, he wants a new truck to fully move on from her.
Here Are Other Songs To Complete The Top 40 Country Songs For August 2022
Here are some more hits you should enjoy this month! A few of the women in the genre got it done – this includes Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, and Gabby Barrett.
- Whiskey On You by Nate Smith
- Best Thing Since Backroads by Jake Owen
- Wild As Her by Corey Kent
- Ghost Story by Carrie Underwood
- Truth About You by Mitchell Tenpenny
- She Likes It by Russell Dickerson and Jake Scott
- Circles Around This Town by Maren Morris
- Thought You Should Know by Morgan Wallen
- At The End Of A Bar by Chris Young With Mitchell Tenpenny
- With A Woman You Love by Justin Moore
- Don’t Come Lookin’ by Jackson Dean
- Soul by Lee Brice
- What My World Spins Around by Jordan Davis
- No Hard Feelings by Old Dominion
- Pick Me Up by Gabby Barrett
- Joy Of My Life by Chris Stapleton
- Country On by Luke Bryan
- Heartfirst by Kelsea Ballerini
- Dear Alcohol by Dax
- Tomorrow Me by Luke Combs
- Natural by BRELAND
- Party Mode by Dustin Lynch
- Y’all Life by Walker Hayes
- Down Home by Jimmie Allen
- Hell Yeah by Little Big Town
So, did your favorite songs make it to this month’s top 40 country songs?
Bailey Zimmerman, Cole Swindell, Dylan Scott, Ingrid Andress, Jelly Roll, John Rich, Jon Pardi, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Morgan Wallen, Sam Hunt, Scotty McCreery, Tyler Hubbard, Zach Bryan