Well, it looks like Morgan Wallen is not going anywhere, as he still sits atop our Top 40 Country Songs for December 2022, while two more of his singles are also dominating the list. The year may end, but definitely not Wallen’s reign.
Romantic ballads by Luke Combs and Kane Brown are also leading the way. But, get your hearts prepared as heartbreakers by Bailey Zimmerman might tear you apart. Well, there are still more recognizable names at the top of the list. Keep on scrolling below to find out.
1. You Proof by Morgan Wallen
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Wallen’s “You Proof” is definitely going to be a timeless track and country favorite. It came as no surprise as the song features what country music loves the most – getting over someone and drowning one’s heartbreak with alcohol.
2. Something In The Orange by Zach Bryan
Meanwhile, Bryan follows with “Something In The Orange,” a strolling heartbreak ballad he wrote himself. It has since become his most recognizable hit song, even helping him take the No. 1 position on the Billboard Top Songwriters chart in mid-2022.
3. Wasted On You by Morgan Wallen
Here’s another song by Wallen that’s reigning in the charts and hearts of country music fans. “Wasted On You” was a clear standout from his sophomore record Dangerous: The Double Album. It undoubtedly became a fan favorite rather quickly.
4. The Kind of Love We Make by Luke Combs
Combs dipped his toes into a steamy country ballad, and the fans are giving their hundred percent approval. “The Kind of Love We Make” is actually Combs’ first “bedroom song,” and it debuted at No. 18 on Billboard Country Airplay chart – making it his second-highest debut.
5. She Had Me At Heads Carolina by Cole Swindell
Since the song’s release off Swindell’s fourth studio album, Stereotype, it has been a favorite among fans, adoring how it tips its hat to Jo Dee Messina’s 1996 debut hit, “Heads Carolina, Tails California.”
6. Thank God by Kane Brown with Katelyn Brown
Fans of the country music couple have long wanted the two to perform a song together — and they just got their wish granted in this romantic duet off Kane Brown’s third studio album, Different Man.
7. Fall In Love by Bailey Zimmerman
While you may think this is another love ballad on the list – well, it’s actually a heartbreaking song about a man whose former lover left him for some rich man. It’s something a lot of people could definitely relate to.
8. Wait In The Truck by HARDY Featuring Lainey Wilson
Hardy and Lainey Wilson have brought a dramatic tale of domestic violence and vigilante justice in this murder ballad – and it’s just currently getting everyone’s attention.
9. Rock And A Hard Place by Bailey Zimmerman
Meanwhile, Zimmerman finds himself between two equally difficult choices as he chronicles a relationship that began strong but eventually ended badly damaged.
10. What My World Spins Around by Jordan Davis
Davis, on the other hand, recognizes how his life transformed since he got married and grew the family to four in “What My World Spins Around.” The song truly captures his sense of commitment.
11. Half Of Me by Thomas Rhett Featuring Riley Green
It’s amazing how this hit song came to life from a simple conversation with country singer Josh Thompson during a tour. It tells the story of a man who wants to drink alcohol rather than attend to his daily chores.
12. Don’t Come Lookin’ by Jackson Dean
This stomping, guitar-streaked tune has been released as the lead single off Dean’s debut album and features a theme that he knew firsthand. It’s about getting away, following your path, and savoring the freedom of the road.
13. Son Of A Sinner by Jelly Roll
Now, this country-rock-leaning track finds Jelly Roll reflecting on his edgy lifestyle – describing his emotional battle against drinking, smoking, and popping pills, especially considering how many times he has failed to overcome such habits.
14. Whiskey On You by Nate Smith
Smith chose the longtime favorite theme in the genre, and that’s resorting to whiskey to drown the memory of a painful and terrible breakup. But he eventually realized no drinking would bring his woman back, so he decided not “to waste another drop of whiskey” on her.
15. Thought You Should Know by Morgan Wallen
Wallen did it again, scoring his fourth No. 1 debut on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart! “Thought You Should Know” is actually Wallen’s tribute to his mother, which he co-wrote with country star Miranda Lambert.
Here are other songs to complete the top 40 country songs for December 2022.
- Country On by Luke Bryan
- Heart Like A Truck by Lainey Wilson
- Pick Me Up by Gabby Barret
- Down Home by Jimmie Allen
- Going, Going, Gone by Luke Combs
- Tennessee Orange by Megan Moroney
- What He Didn’t Do by Carly Pearce
- Wild As Her by Corey Kent
- Out In The Middle by Zac Brown Band
- Handle On You by Parker McCollum
- That’s What Tequila Does by Jason Aldean
- Oklahoma Smoke Show by Zach Bryan
- Joy Of My Life by Chris Stapleton
- Next Thing You Know by Jordan Davis
- You Didn’t by Brett Young
- Blue Christmas by Kane Brown
- Everything She Ain’t by Hailey Whitters
- Burn, Burn, Burn by Zach Bryan
- Where It Ends by Bailey Zimmerman
- Wreckage by Nate Smith
- No Body by Blake Shelton
- Human by Cody Johnson
- Gold by Dierks Bentley
- Water Under The Bridge by Sam Hunt
- Way Of The Triune Gods by Tyler Childers
So, what do you think about these top 40 country songs for December 2022? They are definitely ending the year with a bang.
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