2019 in country music

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This is a list of notable events in country music that took place, or will take place, in 2019.

List of years in country music (table)

Events[edit]

Top hits of the year[edit]

The following songs placed within the Top 20 on the Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, and/or Canada Country charts in 2019:

Singles released by American and Australian artists[edit]

Songs Airplay Canada Single Artist References
20 "1, 2 Many" Luke Combs
featuring Brooks & Dunn
[18]
40 20 "10,000 Hours" [A] Dan + Shay
featuring Justin Bieber
[19]
3 1 1 "All to Myself" Dan + Shay [19]
28 17 40 "Back to Life" Rascal Flatts [20]
1 1 1 "Beautiful Crazy" Luke Combs [18]
2 1 1 "Beer Never Broke My Heart" Luke Combs [18]
20 34 49 "The Bones" [A] Maren Morris [21]
11 3 29 "Burn Out" Midland [22]
5 2 1 "Burning Man" Dierks Bentley
featuring Brothers Osborne
[23]
17 8 15 "Buy My Own Drinks" Runaway June [24]
20 21 46 "Caught Up in the Country" Rodney Atkins
featuring The Fisk Jubilee Singers
[25]
27 16 42 "Dive Bar" [A] Garth Brooks
featuring Blake Shelton
[26]
9 7 1 "Down to the Honkytonk" Jake Owen [27]
18 53 "Drowning" [A] Chris Young [28]
7 12 23 "Even Though I'm Leaving" [A] Luke Combs [18]
20 17 29 "Every Little Honky Tonk Bar" George Strait [29]
14 8 5 "Every Little Thing" [A] Russell Dickerson [30]
3 1 6 "Eyes on You" Chase Rice [31]
8 1 5 "Girl" Maren Morris [21]
5 1 1 "Girl Like You" Jason Aldean [32]
1 44 37 "The Git Up" [A] Blanco Brown [33]
1 1 1 "God's Country" Blake Shelton [34]
3 1 1 "Good as You" Kane Brown [35]
8 1 5 "Good Girl" Dustin Lynch [36]
13 4 1 "Good Vibes" [A] Chris Janson [37]
16 17 25 "Heartache Medication" [A] Jon Pardi [38]
15 "Heartless" Diplo
featuring Morgan Wallen
2 1 2 "Here Tonight" Brett Young [39]
15 22 36 "Homecoming Queen?" [A] Kelsea Ballerini [40]
2 1 4 "I Don't Know About You" Chris Lane [41]
22 16 11 "It All Comes Out in the Wash" [A] Miranda Lambert [42]
2 1 2 "Knockin' Boots" Luke Bryan [43]
17 "Like a Rodeo" Kane Brown [35]
6 1 1 "Living" Dierks Bentley [23]
3 1 1 "Look What God Gave Her" Thomas Rhett [44]
8 1 1 "Love Ain't" Eli Young Band [45]
9 2 14 "Love Someone" Brett Eldredge [46]
14 11 27 "Love Wins" Carrie Underwood [47]
11 5 13 "Love You Too Late" [A] Cole Swindell [48]
19 "Lovin' on You" Luke Combs [18]
8 1 1 "Make It Sweet" Old Dominion [49]
4 2 6 "Millionaire" Chris Stapleton [50]
7 2 1 "Miss Me More" Kelsea Ballerini [40]
30 18 10 "Never Comin' Down" Keith Urban [51]
8 5 14 "Night Shift" Jon Pardi [38]
19 50 "Old Town Road" Lil Nas X
featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
[52]
13 11 20 "On My Way to You" Cody Johnson [53]
10 13 3 "One Man Band" [A] Old Dominion [49]
10 3 7 "One That Got Away" Michael Ray [54]
1 44 "One Thing Right" Marshmello
& Kane Brown
[55]
7 1 46 "The Ones That Didn't Make It Back Home" Justin Moore [56]
3 1 30 "Prayed for You" [A] Matt Stell [57]
17 33 43 "Rainbow" Kacey Musgraves [58]
10 5 2 "Raised on Country" Chris Young [28]
4 1 1 "Rearview Town" Jason Aldean [32]
23 26 17 "Rednecker" Hardy [59]
20 "Refrigerator Door" Luke Combs [18]
17 14 20 "Remember You Young" [A] Thomas Rhett [44]
2 1 11 "Rumor" Lee Brice [60]
17 "Shut Up About Politics" John Rich
featuring The Five
[61]
6 1 1 "Sixteen" Thomas Rhett [44]
7 1 3 "Some of It" Eric Church [62]
10 "Soon You'll Get Better" Taylor Swift
featuring Dixie Chicks
[63]
11 3 1 "Southbound" [A] Carrie Underwood [47]
4 2 4 "Take It from Me" Jordan Davis [64]
11 11 28 "Talk You Out of It" Florida Georgia Line [65]
11 3 1 "There Was This Girl" Riley Green [66]
3 1 2 "This Is It" Scotty McCreery [67]
26 18 "Thought About You" [A] Tim McGraw [68]
14 11 10 "Tip of My Tongue" [A] Kenny Chesney [69]
18 10 1 "We Were" [A] Keith Urban [51]
16 7 15 "What Happens in a Small Town" [A] Brantley Gilbert
and Lindsay Ell
[70]
14 13 24 "What If I Never Get Over You" [A] Lady Antebellum [71]
7 2 1 "What Makes You Country" Luke Bryan [43]
1 1 1 "Whiskey Glasses" Morgan Wallen [72]

Singles released by Canadian artists[edit]

Songs Airplay Canada Single Artist References
14 "#REDNEK" Gord Bamford [73]
1 "About You" MacKenzie Porter [74]
13 "Ain't Gonna Be Lonely Long" Sons of Daughters [75]
15 "Bars & Churches" Aaron Goodvin [76]
3 "Better on You" Jojo Mason [77]
1 "Better When I Do" Aaron Pritchett [78]
16 "Black Sheep" Dean Brody [79]
8 "Cecilia" Brett Kissel [80]
4 "Count the Ways" Jade Eagleson [81]
19 "Dear Me" Madeline Merlo [82]
4 "Dose of Country" Dean Brody [79]
1 "Drop" Dallas Smith [83]
8 "Down" Gord Bamford [84]
1 "Feels Like That" Reklaws [85]
1 "Forever's Gotta Start Somewhere" Chad Brownlee [86]
2 "Good Jeans" Tebey [87]
6 "I Do Too" Reklaws [85]
1 "Keep It Simple" James Barker Band [88]
1 "Lost" Hunter Brothers [89]
17 "Northern Lights" Hunter Brothers [90]
1 "Rhinestone World" Dallas Smith [83]
6 "Save Some of That Whiskey" Jess Moskaluke [91]
16 "She Gets Me" Washboard Union [92]
2 "Single Man" High Valley [93]
29 26 1 "Somebody's Daughter" Tenille Townes [94]
8 "There's a Drink for That" [A] James Barker Band [95]
12 "These Days" MacKenzie Porter [96]
7 "The Way You Roll" [A] Chad Brownlee [97]
1 "What a Song Should Do" Tim Hicks [98]
7 "What Do I Know" Shawn Austin [99]
3 "Whiskey in a Teacup" Dean Brody [79]
8 "White Horse" Tenille Townes [100]
9 "Wild as Me" [A] Meghan Patrick [101]
1 "You Are" Aaron Goodvin [76]
12 "You Belong" Shawn Austin [102]

Notes[edit]

  • "—" denotes releases that did not chart

Top new album releases[edit]

The following albums placed on the Top Country Albums charts in 2019:

US Album Artist Record Label Release Date Reference
1 Ain't Nothin' to It Cody Johnson CoJo/Warner Music Nashville January 18 [103]
1 Can't Say I Ain't Country Florida Georgia Line BMLG February 15 [104]
1 Center Point Road Thomas Rhett Valory Music Co. May 31 [105]
1 Country Squire Tyler Childers Hickman Holler August 2 [106]
7 Creeker 2 Upchurch Redneck Nation April 19 [107]
4 Dive Bar Saints Home Free Home Free September 6 [108]
9 Elvis: The '68 Comeback Special: The Best of (Soundtrack) Elvis Presley RCA Legacy February 15 [109]
5 Every Girl Trisha Yearwood Gwendolyn Records August 30 [110]
1 Girl Maren Morris Columbia Nashville March 8 [111]
8 Greetings from... Jake Jake Owen Big Loud March 29 [112]
10 Harold Saul High Koe Wetzel Yellabush Records June 21
2 Heartache Medication Jon Pardi Capitol Nashville September 27 [113]
1 The Highwomen The Highwomen Elektra September 6
1 Honky Tonk Time Machine George Strait MCA Nashville March 29 [114]
2 Late Nights and Longnecks Justin Moore Valory Music Co. July 26 [115]
1 Let It Roll Midland Big Machine August 23 [116]
3 Nothing to Do Town (EP) Dylan Scott Curb April 26 [117]
9 Okie Vince Gill MCA Nashville August 23 [118]
1 The Owl Zac Brown Band BMG September 20 [119]
6 Parachute Upchurch Redneck Nation September 20 [120]
1 The Prequel Luke Combs Columbia Nashville June 7 [121]
1 Reboot Brooks & Dunn Arista Nashville April 5 [122]
7 Red Bandana Aaron Watson Big Label Records June 21 [123]
2 Ride Me Back Home Willie Nelson Legacy June 21 [124]
3 Sound & Fury Sturgill Simpson Elektra September 27 [125]
2 State I'm In Aaron Lewis Valory Music Co. April 12 [126]
4 Stronger Than the Truth Reba McEntire Big Machine April 5 [127]
2 Threads Sheryl Crow Big Machine August 30 [128]
8 While I'm Livin' Tanya Tucker Fantasy Records August 23 [129]
1 Whiskey Myers Whiskey Myers Wiggy Thump September 27 [130]

Other top albums[edit]

US Album Artist Record Label Release Date Reference
31 The Acoustic Sessions (EP) Brett Young Republic Nashville August 16 [131]
12 American Love Song Ryan Bingham Thirty Tigers February 15 [132]
36 Blue Roses Runaway June Wheelhouse June 28 [133]
34 Brothers LoCash Wheelhouse March 29 [134]
28 Caught Up in the Country Rodney Atkins Curb May 10 [135]
33 Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns (Soundtrack) Various Artists Legacy September 13
11 Different 'Round Here Riley Green Big Machine Label Group September 20 [136]
46 Everywhere But On (EP) Matt Stell Arista Nashville May 24 [137]
48 Fire (EP) Sister Hazel Croakin' Poets February 8 [138]
14 Guy Steve Earle New West March 29 [139]
24 Hellbent Randy Rogers Band Tommy Jackson Records April 26 [140]
35 Hixtape, Volume 1 Hardy Big Loud Records September 13 [141]
11 Magnolia Randy Houser Stoney Creek January 11 [142]
26 Now That's What I Call Country, Volume 12 Various Artists Universal March 29
25 One Light Town Casey Donahew Almost Famous July 26 [143]
39 Stages Cassadee Pope Awake Music February 1 [144]
26 This Is Eli Young Band: Greatest Hits Eli Young Band Valory Music Co. March 29 [145]
13 Tides of a Teardrop Mandolin Orange Yep Roc February 1 [146]
19 Turn Off the News, Build a Garden Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real Concord Music Group June 14 [147]
42 We the People, Volume 1 Colt Ford Average Joes September 20 [148]
26 What It Is Hayes Carll Dualtone February 15 [149]
44 Wild Blue (Part 1) Hunter Hayes Warner Bros. Nashville August 16 [150]

Announced[edit]

Album Artist Record Label Release Date
Fire & Brimstone Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Label Group October 4
Almost Daylight Chris Knight Drifters Church October 11
Favorite Colors Kelleigh Bannen Whiskey Rain October 11
After The Fire Cody Jinks Late August Records October 11
The Wanting Cody Jinks Late August Records October 18
Real Friends Chris Janson Warner Nashville October 18
Old Dominion Old Dominion Sony Music October 25
Greatest Hits: The Show Dog Years Toby Keith Show Dog-Universal October 25
Wildcard Miranda Lambert RCA Nashville November 1
What You See Is What You Get Luke Combs River House Artists/Sony Music Entertainment November 8
Next In Line Ned LeDoux Powder River Records/Thirty Tigers November 8
I Got This Joe Diffie Silverado Records November 15
Ocean Lady Antebellum Big Machine Label Group November 15
9 Jason Aldean Macon Music/Broken Bow Records November 22
Fully Loaded: God's Country Blake Shelton Warner Nashville December 13

Deaths[edit]

Hall of Fame inductees[edit]

Bluegrass Hall of Fame[edit]

Country Music Hall of Fame inductees[edit]

Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductees[edit]

Major awards[edit]

Academy of Country Music[edit]

ACM Honors[169]
(presented August 21 in Nashville)

Americana Music Honors & Awards[edit]

American Music Awards[edit]

ARIA Awards[edit]

Billboard Music Awards[edit]

CMT Awards[edit]

(presented on June 5, 2019 in Nashville)[170]

CMT Artists of the Year
(presented October 16, 2019 in Nashville)[171]

Country Music Association Awards[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

International Bluegrass Music Association Awards[edit]

(presented on September 26, 2019)[172]

Juno Awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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