If you’re on the hunt for fresh country tunes to spice up your playlist, you’re in luck! This week, we’ve got a variety of albums and EPs that are sure to keep your country cravings satisfied. From a star-studded EP to some holiday cheer, we’ve got the lowdown on the latest in country music.
Craig Morgan’s "Enlisted EP" – A Star-Studded Musical Journey
Craig Morgan’s "Enlisted EP" takes the spotlight this week. The veteran hitmaker has enlisted six country stars to join him on four re-recordings and two new songs. Luke Combs, Jelly Roll, and Lainey Wilson, among others, make up half of this star-studded project. However, it’s the reimagined version of "That’s What I Love About Sunday" that’s truly mind-blowing. If you’re a fan of classic country tunes with a modern twist, this is a must-listen.
The Yellowstone Star’s Musical Debut
You might know him from the hit TV series "Yellowstone," but did you know that Luke Grimes has a musical side too? His EP, "Pain Pills or Pews," is making waves, offering a unique blend of storytelling and heartfelt melodies that resonate with fans of the show and country music lovers alike.
Country Music’s Rising Stars
This week, we’re also treated to new music from a former "American Idol" contestant and one of country music’s hottest viral sensations from the last decade. Catie Offerman’s "OK Cowboy" and Mason Ramsey’s "Falls Into Place EP" are worth a listen if you’re looking to discover emerging talents in the country scene.
Ring in the Holidays with Scotty McCreery
Country crooner Scotty McCreery has something special for us this week. As the holiday season approaches, he’s released a new festive single, "Feel Like the Holidays." If you’re in need of some early Christmas spirit, this song will set the mood perfectly.
Sam Hunt’s New Single
Sam Hunt is back in action with his latest single, "Came the Closest." The hitmaker never fails to deliver chart-topping hits, and this one is sure to make its mark on country airwaves.
Don’t forget that the world of country music is constantly evolving. New releases may surprise us even before the week is out. Be sure to check out the YouTube videos for these songs and dive into relevant interviews to get the inside scoop on your favorite artists.
In this week’s roundup of "11 New Country Songs and Albums Released This Week (Oct. 14-21)," we’ve covered a diverse array of musical gems. From Craig Morgan’s star-studded EP to the holiday magic of Scotty McCreery, there’s something for every country music enthusiast. Stay tuned for more country releases and keep your playlist fresh and vibrant.
Remember, great music is just a click away, so go ahead and give these new country songs and albums a spin!
- The Top 40 Country Songs of 2023 – Discover the top country hits of the year, carefully curated to fit snugly into your life and experiences.
Caroline Jones, Homesite
Caty Offerman, "OK Cowboy"
Chris Lane, From Where I’m Sippin’ EP
Colin Stough, Promiseland EP
Craig Morgan, Enlisted EP
James Barker Band, Ahead of Our Time EP
Luke Grimes, Pain Pills or Pews EP
Mason Ramsey, Falls Into Place EP
Restless Road, Last Rodeo
Sam Hunt, "Came the Closest"
Scotty McCreery, "Feel Like the Holidays"
The Stories Behind the Songs: Thematic Insights of This Week’s Country Releases
Who is releasing new country music in 2023?
In 2023, the country music scene is witnessing a stellar lineup of new releases. Notable new country albums like Shania Twain’s Queen of Me, Hardy’s latest work, and offerings from Luke Combs and Morgan Wallen kicked off the year. But the excitement doesn’t stop there. As the fall season unfolds, prepare for even bigger stars to drop their highly-anticipated albums. The upcoming releases include music from Tim McGraw, the iconic Carrie Underwood, and a surprising twist from Dolly Parton – her rock album! Stay tuned as these country legends share their musical gifts with fans before the year’s end.
Where can I listen to the Best New Country Songs?
In 2023, discovering the best new country, Americana, and roots songs is easier than ever. To stay updated with the latest and greatest, make sure to subscribe to "Best New Country." This is your go-to source for a curated selection of top-notch country tunes. Additionally, you can enjoy these musical gems on your favorite digital streaming platform. Whether you’re a fan of classic country or seeking the freshest sounds, "Best New Country" and Holler have you covered. Don’t miss out on the best new country songs of the year!
Who is the best new country cover star in 2021?
In 2021, the title of Best New Country cover star belongs to none other than Carly Pearce. As the 2021 Album Of The Year winner, Carly Pearce has been a standout figure in the country music scene. Following the success of her previous singles like ‘Country Music Made Me Do It’ and the Chris Stapleton duet ‘We Don’t Fight Anymore,’ she continues to impress. Her latest release, ‘Heels Over Head,’ co-written by the talented duo Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, is another masterpiece that showcases her musical prowess. Carly Pearce’s presence in the country music world in 2021 is undeniable.
What is Holler’s Best New Country playlist?
Holler’s Best New Country playlist is your gateway to a world of outstanding country, Americana, and roots music. This thoughtfully curated playlist brings you the very best of what Holler HQ has to offer. You’ll discover a diverse range of tracks, including gems like "Wild Ones" featuring Jelly Roll. What sets this playlist apart is the meticulous selection process – every song featured is handpicked by our dedicated editorial team. It’s not just about listening; you can also purchase these outstanding tunes to make them a part of your personal collection. Dive into Holler’s Best New Country playlist for an unforgettable musical journey.
What is the most listened to country song right now?
In the realm of country music, the top spot for the most-listened-to song is always evolving. As of now, here are some of the standout tracks making waves on the "Country Music Top 50 | Today’s Country" playlist:
- "I Remember Everything" (feat. Kacey Musgraves)
- "Where It Ends" by Bailey Zimmerman
- "The Painter" by Cody Johnson
- "Save Me The Trouble" by Dan + Shay
- "Light On In The Kitchen" by Ashley McBryde
- "Pretty Little Poison" by Warren Zeiders
- "Rich Men North of Richmond" by Oliver Anthony Music
- "Hey Driver" (feat. …)
These songs represent the current favorites among country music enthusiasts, but the chart-toppers may change, so stay tuned for the latest hits and chart rankings.
What are the top 10 country music songs today?
If you’re in search of the hottest country music tunes dominating the charts right now, here are the top 10 songs on the current country music scene:
- "Girl In Mine" by PARMALEE
- "Watermelon Moonshine" by LAINEY WILSON
- "Try That In a Small Town" by JASON ALDEAN
- "Religiously" by BAILEY ZIMMERMAN
- "Thinkin’ Bout You" by MORGAN WALLEN
- "God Gave Me a Girl" by RUSSELL DICKERSON
- "Stars Like Confetti" by DUSTIN LYNCH
- "Standing Room Only" by TIM McGRAW
These are the current favorites, and the top 10 country music songs are subject to change as new hits emerge. Stay tuned to keep your playlist up to date with the latest country music sensations.