Jinks will be joined by Blackberry Smoke for a concert at the Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in downtown Cedar Rapids on Thursday, April 11. Tickets go on sale on Friday, October 27 at noon. The show has an 8-ticket limit. Tickets can be purchased here.
The Top 40 Country Songs of 2023, Ranked
The best country songs of 2023 fit snugly over your life and experiences. Each is written from personal experiences, but somehow, translate as if they were custom to each of us.
We've loved, we've longed, we've lost and we've cut loose in the country.
Airplay charts, sales data and streaming numbers helped make this list of country music's Top 40 songs of 2023, but staff and Taste of Country reader opinion were most influential. Songs included on previous Top Country Songs lists were not eligible. A song may have been released in 2022, but it had to have the majority of recorded airplay or impact this year to count.
Gallery Credit: Billy Dukes
16 Essential Country Songs About Other Country Stars
It's the 50 best country songs from the 50 best country artists of the 1970s. This list of essential 70s country songs includes No. 1 hits, brilliant covers, crossover ballads and more. Most you'll know but some you'll need to hear to understand. As was the case with our popular Essential 80s Country Songs and Essential 90s Country Songs lists, only one song was allowed per artist.