Contact Us

No. 31: Lee Brice, ‘I Drive Your Truck’ – Top Country Songs of the Century

Lee Brice‘s 2013 hit barely missed being a unanimous first round selection for this Top Songs of the Century list. “I Drive Your Truck” has a resume that includes CMA and Grammy nominations and a big win at the 2014 ACM Awards. It also reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart and went platinum for one million singles sold.

“It’s such an emotional song, and how the song came about was really pivotal,” says ToC’s Hilary Billings, calling it a career-changer for Brice.

“It’s one that speaks to a lot of different people for a lot of different reasons,” Associate Editor Sterling Whitaker adds. “That’s kind of what country music is, that kind of storytelling and seeing yourself in the songs.”

Many CMA or ACM Award-winning songs have disappeared shortly after earning a trophy, but “I Drive Your Truck” lives on in the hearts of military families, if nowhere else. Brice has continued to breathe life into the song through touching or charitable gestures. Few of served can hear this song without stopping to recognize the impact. That’s the definition of a Song of the Century.

Lee Brice Talks About the Impact of “I Drive Your Truck” 

Subscribe to Taste of Country on

Next: See Song No. 30

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Taste of Country

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://tasteofcountry.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Taste of Country quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!