Country Music has certainly rocked 2012!! Each year we narrow down our favorite albums and songs. It was tough to narrow it down to only twelve, as so many great songs have impacted country radio throughout the entire year. Check out our Top 12 Singles of 2012!!!
CountryMusicRocks Top 12 Singles of 2012 (listed alphabetically by title)
Beer With Jesus – Thomas Rhett
“Beer With Jesus” serves as Thomas Rhett’s second single released to country radio, and is resonating with fans leaving a lasting impression. “Beer With Jesus” is a compelling song like no other. Its standout quality will no doubt be embraced for a long time to come. “Beer With Jesus” can be found on Thomas Rhett’s new EP by clicking HERE.
Come Over – Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney heated country radio up this summer with his sexy single “Come Over”. The gold-certified single serves as Chesney’s 24th #1 song. “Come Over” topped the charts in a mere 11 weeks, making it one of his biggest singles to date. “Come Over” can be found on Kenny’s latest album release, Welcome To The Fishbowl, available HERE.
Cowboys And Angels – Dustin Lynch
Dustin Lynch released his debut single “Cowboys And Angels” to country radio earlier this year. Dustin’s rich & compelling voice made an impact on the country music industry and served as a great addition on country radio. The hit single quickly became a fan favorite and climbed its way into the Top 5 on the country charts. “Cowboys And Angels” can be found on Dustin Lynch’s debut album by clicking HERE.
Cruise – Florida Georgia Line
Florida Georgia Line rocked country radio this summer with their debut single “Cruise.” If this song doesn’t make you want to roll down your windows & cruise along, I don’t know what will!! “Cruise” became the first #1 single for Florida Georgia Line, and there is no doubt that many more #1’s will be in the near future for this talented duo. “Cruise” can be found on Florida Georgia Line’s debut CD, Here’s To The Good Times, available now by clicking HERE.
Did It For The Girl – Greg Bates
Greg Bates released his debut single “Did It For The Girl” to country radio this spring. The tune quickly got fans groovin’ and serves as a solid introduction to the country newcomer. “Did It For Girl” is Greg’s first Top 5 hit single and will be featured on his debut album, anticipated for release in 2013. In the meantime, you can pick up “Did It For The Girl” and 4 additional songs on Greg Bates EP available now by clicking HERE.
Drunk On You – Luke Bryan
Luke Bryan had fan’s speakers going boom boom this year, especially with his #1 hit single “Drunk On You”. The smash hit serves as Luke’s fifth consecutive #1 and his third consecutive platinum certified single. “Drunk On You” can be found on his platinum certified album, tailgates & tanlines, available now by clicking HERE.
Hard To Love – Lee Brice
There is nothing hard to love about Lee Brice, especially his hit single “Hard To Love.” The album titled single has topped the charts at #1 and closes out the year with platinum certification. “Hard To Love” can be found on Lee Brice’s sophomore studio album, Hard 2 Love, available now by clicking HERE.
Over You – Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert’s “Over You” made a significant impact with fans and on country radio. The emotional, yet powerful song was written by Miranda Lambert and husband Blake Shelton about the passing of Blake’s brother. “Over You” serves as Lambert’s fourth #1 single, and was named CMA Song of the Year. “Over You” can be found on Miranda Lambert’s studio album, Four The Record, available now by clicking HERE.
Pontoon – Little Big Town
CMA Vocal Group of the Year, Little Big Town, made some fun waves this summer with the popular hit song “Pontoon.” It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, chances are you won’t get enough Mmmm…motorboatin’, and will want to promptly hit replay! “Pontoon” was named CMA’s Single of the Year and is available on their fifth studio album, Tornado, available now by HERE.
Springsteen – Eric Church
“Springsteen” is a standout tune from Eric Church that will most likely always be a favorite on the country radio airwaves. The song serves as Eric’s second #1 and his first platinum certified single. I think we all heard some melodies this year that sounded like memories, perhaps even on a July Saturday night! “Springsteen” can be found on Eric Church’s third studio album, Chief, available now by clicking HERE.
The One That Got Away – Jake Owen
There isn’t much that is getting away from Jake Owen these days, especially when it comes to #1 hits! “The One That Got Away” rocked country radio this summer and became his third consecutive #1 single. “The One That Got Away” can be found on Jake Owen’s hit album Barefoot Blue Jean Night, available now by clicking HERE.
Wanted – Hunter Hayes
Hunter Hayes has had an exciting year, including be named CMA New Artist of the Year. His hit single “Wanted” proved to be wanted on country radio as it hit #1 on the charts. The single served as Hunter’s first number one as well as his first platinum certified single. “Wanted” can be found on Hunter Hayes self-titled debut album, available now by clicking HERE.