What are the best country songs of all time? Of the past year or two? On the billboard charts right now? If one thing is for certain, country has produced some amazing hits over the years. There is something about country music that hits home with so many people, whether its the lyrics about growing up in a small town, or just family-friendly upbeat music. Enjoy!
Country music is a genre of American popular music that originated in Southern United States in the 1920s.It takes its roots from the southeastern genre of American folk music and Western music. Blues modes have been used extensively throughout its recorded history. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjos, electric and acoustic guitars, fiddles, and harmonicas.
The term country music gained popularity in the 1940s in preference to the earlier term hillbilly music; it came to encompass Western music, which evolved parallel to hillbilly music from similar roots, in the mid-20th century. The term country music is used today to describe many styles and subgenres. In 2009 country music was the most listened to rush hour radio genre during the evening commute, and second most popular in the morning commute in the United States
Country singers have been inspiring us for almost a century now and it seems that they are getting better and better at releasing great country songs. Therefore, we have the top country songs of 2018, which have definitely landed on our playlists. Country music fans that want to listen to quality music should take a listen at the songs that we have talked about earlier.