2017 was a great year for country music, but with the New Year quickly approaching, who will shine in 2018? Here are 10 artists that just might dominate 2018:

Brett Young

Brett Young has had a stellar 2017. A huge it with "In Case You Didn't Know," his debut album, and his first ever headlining tour. The sky is the limit for this guy, so you can expect to hear a lot more from him in 2018!

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Lauren Alaina

Lauren has been around the music seen for a while now, but 2017 was her biggest year yet. "Road Less Traveled" and her duet with Kane Brown, "What Ifs" both made it to number one on the charts. The girl is a powerhouse vocalist. It's not unlikely that she will will have continued success in 2018.

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Luke Combs

Talk about a breakout year! Luke Combs hit the airwaves with "Hurricane" and blew up! The guys is super talented and a heck of a songwriter. If 2017 is any indication of what we can expect from him in the future, you will be seeing a lot more of him in 2018!

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Bringing back that traditional country sound with their debut number one hit, "Drinkin' Problem," Midland proved that they are a force to be reckoned with in country music. Look out 2018, these guys are just getting started!

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Jon Pardi

Another artist with a big year! He has been putting out hit after hit. Three consecutive number one singles and counting. Another artist who has that traditional country sound, and people seem to love it. Expect 2018 to be another big year for Jon Pardi!

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Walker Hayes

This guy, had a huge hit with his debut single, "You Broke Up With Me," in 2017. He also released his album, "Boom" that has gotten a lot of attention. His sound is different, his lyrics are strong. Walker Hayes should see continued success.

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Chris Janson

Chris Janson had another number one song on his hands this year with "Fix A Drink." He also opened for Garth in the final show of the World Tour. Having seen him, this guy is the definition of entertainer! There's nothing that he can't do. Here's to hoping that 2018 will be very kind to him!

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Kane Brown

Kane scored his first ever number one hit single this year with "What Ifs." Can he follow up with more success in 2018? He certainly has a massive following behind him. Chances are, Kane has barely even scratched the surface of country music. He will be bigger and better in 2018.

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Sam Hunt

What a year Sam had...and he only had one song! Not just any song though, "Body Like A Backroad," became longest number one single in country music history. We don't even have a new album yet! Will 2018 see some new music from Sam? I wouldn't rule it out. The big question is: How does he top "Body Like A Backroad"?

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Carly Pearce

Carly Pearce broke onto the country music scene with her first number one with "Every Little Thing" in 2017. The girl is super talented! Get ready for an even bigger year for her in 2018 as she becomes one of the newest woman of country music! She is here to stay!

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