CMT debuted it’s top 40 Country songs of the decade from 2000-2010. CMT stands for Country Music Television. The songs listed are country music’s most memorable.
To view their official news release, visit the CMT Songs press release.
This list includes many big-name men stars like Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, and Jason Aldean. The list also includes big women stars like Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and Faith Hill.
40 Greatest Country Songs 2000-2010
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#1 Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning) – Alan Jackson
Released in 2002 on album Drive
#6 The Good Stuff – Kenny Chesney
Released in 2002 on the album No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems
#7 Live Like You Were Dying – Tim McGraw
Released in 2004 on album Live Like You Were Dying
#10 Need You Now – Lady A
Released in 2009 on album Need You Now
#14 Breathe – Faith Hill
Released in 1999 on album Breathe
#18 Give It Away – George Strait
Released in 2006 on album It Just Comes Natural
#22 Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band
Released in 2007 on the album The Foundation
#26 Three Wooden Crosses – Randy Travis
Released in 2002 on album Rise and Shine
#27 Our Song – Taylor Swift
Released in 2006 on album Taylor Swift
#29 Austin – Blake Shelton
Released in 2001 on album Blake Shelton
#30 Then – Brad Paisley
Released in 2009 on album American Saturday Night
#35 Believe – Brooks & Dunn
Released in 2003 on album Red Dirt Road
#38 Days Go By – Keith Urban
Released in 2004 on the album Be Here
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