When Thomas Rhett penned 'Beer With Jesus' nearly three years ago, the country newcomer most likely had no idea he was brewing what would become one of the most controversial songs released to country radio in 2012.
The Texas Regional Radio Report‘s list of the biggest songs in Texas is out. Was Cody Canada and the Departed able to keep the top spot for a third straight week? The most spin increases this week go to “One Star Flag” Casey Donahew Band +267 spins, “No Better Than This” JB and the Moonshine Band +209, “Here’s To Me and You” Kevin Fowler +140 and “To Live Is To Fly” Wade Bowen with +138 spins. C
Only two songs from the Top 5 of last month’s Top 40 Country Songs list made the July 2012 version. That goes to show how quickly a new song can gain and lose favor with country music fans. The monthly list is compiled using chart and sales data, as well as reader feedback and staff opinions.
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This list of the Top 40 country songs for May 2012 is remarkable for how close it was near the top. Lee Brice, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and at least three other artists could make a reasonable claim that they have the top song this month
A four-piece band called the Koren Ensemble races through 15 TV theme songs in slightly more than two minutes in this awesome medley. It’s a mashup guaranteed to seriously test your couch potato knowledge.