Special Report

Most Popular Country Songs of All Time

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25. “Honey, I’m Good.”
> Artist: Andy Grammer
> Year song peaked: 2015
> Peak position on Hot 100: 9
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 31

Singer Andy Grammer scored a major hit with his infectious foot-stomping anthem “Honey, I’m Good.” in 2015. Grammer collaborated with country music group Eli Young Band to ensure that the tune had enough twang to appeal to country as well as pop crowds.

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24. “Landslide”
> Artist: Dixie Chicks
> Year song peaked: 2003
> Peak position on Hot 100: 7
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 29

Written by Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac and first released on that group’s eponymous 1975 album, “Landslide” was re-recorded by the Dixie Chicks for their 2002 album “Home.” Their version made both the Top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100 charts and reached No. 2 in the Hot Country Songs rankings.

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23. “The Climb”
> Artist: Miley Cyrus
> Year song peaked: 2009
> Peak position on Hot 100: 4
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 28

From 2006 through 2011, before she became known for nude music videos and on-screen twerking, Miley Cyrus – daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus (“Achy Breaky Heart”) – starred in a Disney Channel show about a teenage pop star, “Hannah Montana.” She performed this song in a 2009 movie spinoff of the show.

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22. “Our Song”
> Artist: Taylor Swift
> Year song peaked: 2007
> Peak position on Hot 100: 16
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 36

Although her sound has evolved dramatically over the years, Taylor Swift’s “Our Song” from her debut album is a reminder that the superstar was once undoubtedly a country singer. Complete with a fiddle and banjo, the single’s performance on the pop charts was a clear hint at Swift’s then upcoming rise to fame.

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21. “Last Date”
> Artist: Floyd Cramer
> Year song peaked: 1960
> Peak position on Hot 100: 2
> Total weeks on Hot 100: 20

Arkansas-born Floyd Cramer became among the most prominent piano players on Nashville recordings from the early 1960s until his death in 1997. Inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame, Cramer recorded this original tune in 1960. It reached No. 2 in the Top 10, to be dethroned after four weeks by Elvis Presley’s “Are You Lonesome Tonight” – on which Cramer had played piano.