2021 has given country music fans quite a few great songs.

Each year, I do a little reflecting on the country music that we were introduced to over the past twelve months, and I share with you the best and worst country songs of that year.  It goes without saying that when I put out these lists, people tend to get a little heated because they don't agree with what made the list. We will have a difference of opinion for sure, but that's the beauty of opinions...everyone has one...and that's why there are so many options in terms of music.

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Let's think back to 2021. Forget about all of the craziness that happened in the world this year. We all know there was a lot of it. Let's just think about the country music that we were introduced to this year. There were several amazing hits this year. For the purpose of this list, we want to focus on singles that were on the charts in 2021.

Last year, I predicted that there would be two Luke Combs songs released to country radio as singles in 2021,  "Forever After All" and "Cold As You", and if they were, both songs would end up on the list of best country songs in 2021. As usual, I was right. Both were major hits for Luke and did end up on this list, but those weren't the only two songs that made the cut.  Anyway, without any further adieu, check out my list.

 

1. Cold As You- Luke Combs

2. Forever After All- Luke Combs

3. You Should Probably Leave- Chris Stapleton

4. What's Your Country Song- Thomas Rhett

5. Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home)- Elle King and Miranda Lambert

6. If I Didn't Love You- Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood

7. Famous Friends- Chris Young and Kane Brown

8. Give Heaven Some Hell- HARDY

9. Minimum Wage- Blake Shelton

10. Things A Man Oughta Know- Lanie Wilson

 

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