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51 LISTS Country Music for Country Fans Lists of the greatest country bands, artists, and songs, ranked by people like you.
Country pop is a subset of country music that developed to reach larger audiences and enabling artists to dabble in both the country and the pop genres. Many musicians from the
1990s and the 2000s dabble in both worlds by creating country pop songs. Patsy Cline was one of the first artist to find success utilizing this formula. These are songs from top outlaw artists, such as Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, and Faith Hill. Which country pop songs are the best? That's up to you to decide. Vote up your favorite songs, and vote down the ones you don't like so much. Don't see a song that belongs on the list? Feel free to add it.
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119 43 Love Story Country tinged but with a pop tempo this song was another crossover hit for Swift. 2
89 28 Ring Of Fire This country classic is so representative of its genre that it essentially defires it as simply a classic song in all of music history. 3
47 16 King of the Road This Roger Miller tune was so catchy that it caught on to pop lovers as well. 10
60 26 I Walk the Line Cash's straight ahead charging lyrics and melody helped make this song a country classic that mainstreamers could get behind. 11
63 31 Breathe Faith Hill leans a little more pop while her hubby Tim McGraw leans a little more country. Breathe is a country tinged slow ballad with pop tendencies. 12
57 28 This Kiss This peppy, fun loving song was an early crossover hit for HIll 14
46 21 Friends In Low Places This early Garth Brooks song was such a raucous song that its good time feeling crossed over to the mainstream as well.
69 42 I Knew You Were Trouble Swift is perhaps today's queen of country/pop crossover. This song's hard driving rock-leaning chorus gives its the ability to lean mainstream. 17
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35 17 Sixteen Tons This song about a hard days work was so catchy it became another crossover hit. 20
42 23 Crazy Patsy Cline's lonseome and iconic voice helped this tune become a classic regardless of genre. 21
38 21 On the Road Again This Willie Nelson tune also done by Bob Dylan found success as a country pop song for its message that trascends genre 25
34 19 Good Ol Boys This Waylon Jennings tune found success in the mainstream as a theme for the Dukes of Hazzard. 27
43 28 From This Moment On Another early crossover tune from Shania Twain this song spoke more as a romantic love song to audiences than a country tune.
28 30 Cry This other Hill ballad is a striking ballad with pop leanings.
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22 27 Amazed Another lovesong so steeped in emotion that it found success as a country and pop hit. 40
23 31 There You'll Be This Faith Hill song was commercial and mainstreamed for the film Pearl Harbor giving it crossover appeal. 42
20 31 Working Girl Dolly Parton's iconic status and film career have made her part of the mainstream and allows her music to cross into the pop mainstream like on this Working Girl tune. 43
14 27 Hello in My Head The Dixie Chicks up-tempo and progressive lyrics have always made them a little bit country and a little bit pop, like on Hello in my head 45
9 27 You Made Me What I Am Conway Twitty's relatable and approachable voice help this country song achieve status as country pop. Filed Under: Songs music videos Pop country music .