Playlist: 10 Songs That Prove Country Is The Best


Your playlist is probably as eclectic as the next avid music consumer. You might have Eminem and Miley Cyrus nestled next to fun and The Randy Rogers Band, but don’t be ashamed of that. It’s the nature of the digital age around us. But when your favorite country song comes up, you probably stop in your tracks to pay attention. It’s not just a nice groove or a club-ready mix; it’s something far more organic than that. Whether you enjoy the powerhouse notes of Carrie Underwood or the rock-tinged Dierks Bentley, you’ve probably realized by now that there’s something inherently special and divine about country music.

There’s a different construct and self-awareness that goes into a country song. More times than not, the lyrics are about a real persona experiencing real emotion. With the highs and lows that life throws our way, you can bet $50 that there’s a song about what you’re going through.

Here is a healthy list of 10 songs that prove, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that country is the best format at tapping into our emotions and our lives: