In , Keith Urban saluted the undeniable influence of the artist formerly known as John Cougar, Eric Church reassured us he understood, Kelsea Ballerini demanded we show her meaningful love and Chris Stapleton traveled life's open road. But it was Cam who set the house on fire, releasing a ballad that captured what country music does best: wring emotion out of personal experience and make it relatable to all. On their debut album Southernality , A Thousand Horses bring a helping of Southern rock to contemporary country with rowdy jams like "Travelin' Man" and the title track. And there's no prettier portion of the song than its repeating "When the night burns out" pre-chorus. Delivered by singer Michael Hobby with just a hint of Liam Gallagher shiiine , the refrain matches the shimmering riff of guitarist Zach Brown and elevates a simple song to one of the most memorable mid-tempos of Much has been written about the lyrics and their metaphor for an addictive relationship, but the real beauty of "Smoke" lies in the way it's delivered. What will history say about a year that included sadly, to name a few the church massacre in Charleston, the unfathomable Paris attacks and Donald Trump looking like a White House contender? Like so many miserable years before it, we could be excused for wanting to feel just a little joy in Its glossy, pop country sheen is absolutely right of this moment, but the message is timeless: when everything else is turning to shit, it's life's little pleasures that pull us through. Long pegged as a traditionalist, Chris Young wisely tweaked his approach with "I'm Comin' Over" and landed one of the biggest hits of his career.
In , Billboard magazine published two main charts ranking the top-performing country music songs in the United States. The Hot Country Songs chart ranked songs based on digital downloads , streaming , and airplay not only from country stations but from stations of all formats, a methodology introduced in Boyd, winner of season 7 of NBC 's reality TV singing competition The Voice , was only the second artist in the chart's year history to enter at number one. Following a critically acclaimed performance at the 49th Country Music Association CMA Awards , Chris Stapleton 's version of " Tennessee Whiskey ", which had spent a single week at number 46 six months earlier,  re-entered at number one, despite never having been officially released as a single or serviced to radio. Ashley Monroe made her first appearance at number one under her own name when she featured on Blake Shelton 's hit " Lonely Tonight ",  although she had previously reached the top spot as part of the group Pistol Annies , who had been featured on another of Shelton's songs two years earlier. The group Little Big Town had the longest unbroken run at number one on Hot Country Songs, spending 13 consecutive weeks in the top spot with " Girl Crush " during the summer. Sam Hunt had the highest total number of weeks at number one, spending a total of 17 weeks atop the chart with " Take Your Time " and " House Party ". On the Country Airplay listing, songs had much shorter runs at number one; no song spent more than three consecutive weeks in the top spot, a feat achieved by three songs during the year: " Homegrown " by Zac Brown Band , " Save It for a Rainy Day " by Kenny Chesney and " I'm Comin' Over " by Chris Young. Chesney and Bryan tied for the most total weeks at number one, each spending five weeks in total atop the chart.
The Top 50 Radio Airplay Country Songs of 2015
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