Monthly Archives: December 2013

Best of 2013: Singles Part 3 (10-1)

ATCBestof2013The final ten songs on my list of the best singles of the year feature only one male artist, one group, and a handful of outstanding female artists. These are the ten songs that, in my eyes, have been landmark singles on country radio (though not many have experienced chart success). They tackle various social issues, heartache, and love, but ultimately they are outstanding representations of what country music should be and needs to be. In my opinion, 2013 has been one of the best years for country music thanks to these ten songs.  Continue reading

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Best of 2013: Singles – Part 2 (20-11)

ATCBestof2013A continuation of the Best Singles of 2013, this set offers the middle 10 songs found on my top 30 singles of the year. Any guesses on who the final 10 will be? Am I missing any songs so far? Let me know! Continue reading

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Best of 2013: Singles – Part 1 (30-21)

ATCBestof2013The year is winding down as we’ve reached the middle part of December. That means it is time to unveil the list of Best Singles of the year, as ranked by me of course. When I starting putting together this list, I realized that 1) there are several artists who appear twice this year and 2) that female artists have been the most creative, authentic, and truly country artists this year. This first of three parts includes the majority of the male artists that appear on the top 30 list. Continue reading

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Jamie Lynn Spears, “How Could I Want More”

Jamie-Lynn-Spears-How-Could-I-Want-More-2013-1200x1200Jamie Lynn Spears is professionally known as the star of the Nickelodeon show Zoey 101. However, she is most known as the little sister of pop superstar Britney Spears. The younger Spears sister is showing that she has talent as well by releasing her first country music single. Let’s just say the song isn’t what you’d expect. Continue reading

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