Best Upbeat Country Songs


Arden Lambert


November 14, 2021


November 14, 2021


November 14, 2021

Are you feeling down? Here’s a playlist of upbeat country songs that will surely shift your mood from sullen to sunny. Even if you’re already in high spirits and want to keep the good vibes flowing, these tracks are guaranteed to get the job done.

Keep on scrolling below and find songs that you’ll definitely want in your regular music rotation.

1. “Good Time” by Alan Jackson

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Are you ready to have some fun after a long week of work? This fun-loving tune, “Good Time,” is the perfect soundtrack as it tells the story about a man letting off steam on a Friday night. He got his paycheck, washed his truck, picked his girl up, and now, he’s ready to have some fun. What more could a guy want?

2. “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” by Brooks & Dunn

“Boot Scootin’ Boogie” was the driving force in the revival of line dancing in the ’90s and has influenced some of today’s most popular dances. It then became a signature song for the duo, who also earned a Grammy nomination for their rendition.

3. “Sideways” by Dierks Bentley

The country crooner considers this to be a really fun song, which sings about a man’s attempt to talk to a woman in a bar. Though he was not able to catch her name, he still tried to come on to her, saying that he wanted to “get a little sideways” with her.

4. “All My Exes Live in Texas” by George Strait

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This country jam was a staple and a crowd-pleaser in Strait’s live shows for years. It tells the story of a man who had to flee his home in Texas after a string of failed relationships with women that ended quite terribly.

5. “She’s Country” by Jason Aldean

Aldean’s career took off at an uncontrollable rate after the release of his debut single, “She’s Country.” With an extraordinary blend of banjo, fiddle, and hard rock-leaning power chords, Aldean swirls together his smart choice of words to describe his ideal country girl.

6. “Days Go By” by Keith Urban

“Days Go By” is among the country star’s tunes with the most pop and rock crossover appeal. Blending acoustic guitar and Urban’s usual up-tempo banjo-mandolin-driven riffs, the song delivers an important message of carpe diem.

7. “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” by Kenny Chesney

The upbeat track kicked off Chesney’s pattern of releasing beach-themed “island music,” which draws to his personal love of island life. “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” finds Chesney ditching his hectic work schedule for a beach vacation in Mexico, where he enjoys bottomless drinks and the sand on his feet.

8. “Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under” by Shania Twain

This may sound like an upbeat country track, but its clever lyrics tell something else. Written by Twain with her then-husband, the song tells the tale of a woman who’s fully convinced that her man is cheating on her with several other women. “I know I’m not the only girl you run to,” she sings.

9. “All My Friends Say” by Luke Bryan

The up-tempo country-rock song finds Bryan waking up after a night of drinking at a bar without any memories of what happened on his last escapade or even how he arrived home. It turned out he started drinking heavily after seeing his former lover with her new man. “We’ve all been there and had those kinds of experiences,” Bryan said about the song.

10. “Stuck Like Glue” by Sugarland

It’s adorable and lively, and once you hear it, it will definitely get lodged in your head for days. “Stuck Like Glue” also features some unexpected reggae beats in the middle that makes the song even more amazing.

11. “All About Tonight” by Blake Shelton

This fun party song was co-written by Rhett Atkins, who said that they penned the song about how they don’t care what the next day brings because tomorrow can wait until tomorrow. It’s a great reminder to live life at the moment.

12. “Alcohol” by Brad Paisley

While Paisley can flawlessly sing tender love songs, the country crooner shows his versatility singing humorous tunes such as “Alcohol,” which describes the beverages’ different effects on certain people – like giving them confidence to show their dance moves.

13. “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight” by Hank Williams Jr.

Hank Williams Jr. is undeniably the party animal who kicked off several countrified soirees, including this upbeat track, “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over,” that’s made for the weekends.

14. “Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line

“Cruise” set the all-time record for the most weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart – and was stuck in everyone’s head when it was released nearly a decade ago as the duo’s debut single. It’s even the top-selling country song in history.

15. “Beers On Me” by Dierks Bentley featuring Hardy and Breland

This catchy drinking anthem will quickly drown your sorrow as Hardy and Breland join Bentley to sing about brushing off a long week with good friends while offering to pay for everybody’s drinks.

Some More Upbeat Country Songs You Can Listen Non-Stop

Here are some more country tunes that have a twang you can feel down to the soles of your feet.

  • “Honky-Tonk Badonkadonk” by Trace Adkins
  • “Country Club” by Travis Tritt
  • “Party for Two” by Shania Twain
  • “Down on the Farm” by Tim McGraw
  • “American Saturday Night” by Brad Paisley
  • “Me and My Gang” by Rascal Flatts
  • “I Love This Bar” by Toby Keith
  • “It Happens” by Sugarland
  • “One in Every Crowd” by Montgomery Gentry
  • “Chicken Fried” by The Zac Brown Band

So, what are you waiting for? Add these upbeat country songs to your playlist. 


Alan Jackson, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Breland, Brooks & Dunn, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, George Strait, Hank Williams Jr., HARDY, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Shania Twain, Sugarland



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