COUNTRY SONGS FROM THE NEW MILLENIUM

"Forever Country,"was issued in celebration of "The 50th Annual CMA Awards" in 2016. The artists (in order of appearance):

Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Randy Travis, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Kacey Musgraves, Eric Church, Ronnie Milsap, Charlie Pride, Captain America, Trisha Yearwood, Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Rascal Flats, Willie Nelson, Brooks K& Dunn, Alabama, Brett Eldredge, Reba McEntire, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Carrie Underwood,, Dolly Parton


SELECTION OF 21ST CENTURY SONGS -- ONE FOR EACH YEAR (NOT NECESSARILY THE BEST)
Title Artist YEAR Highest Rank Country Highest Rank Hot 100
I Hope You Dance LeAnn Womack 2000 1 14
Burn JoDee Messina 2001 2 42
She’ll Leave You With A Smile George Strait 2002 1 23
It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffet 2003 1 17
Suds in the Bucket Sara Evans 2004 1 33
Jesus Take the Wheel Carrie Underwood 2005 1 20
Summertime Kenny Chesney 2006 1 34
Teardrops On My Guitar Taylor Swift 2007 2 13
Troubador George Strait 2008 7 54
Toes Zac Brown 2009 1 25
American Honey Lady Antebellum 2010 1 25
You and Tequila Kenny Chesney 2011 3 33
Springsteen Eric Church 2012 1 19
Highway Don’t Care Tim McGraw & Taylor Swift 2013 4 22
American Kids Kenny Chesney 2014 2 23
John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16 Keith Urban 2015 2 40
Peter Pan Kelsea Ballerini 2016 1 35
Tin Man Miranda Lambert 2017 15 75
I Was Jack Jake Owen 2018 7 43
Every Little Honky Tonk Bar George Strait 2019 20
Champagne Night Lady Antebellum 2020 7 33
Beers and Sunshine Darius Rucker 2021 7 42
Damn Strait Scotty McCreery 2022 6 32
I Remember Everything Zach Bryan 2023 1 1