New singles from country superstars are scattered across the list of the Top 40 country songs for August 2013, but it's the relative newcomers who take many of the top spots. Kip Moore, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr all made big leaps with their songs, but it was another singer on his first album that tops them all ... again. 

New cuts from country mainstays like Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton and Jake Owen are just beginning their ascent up the ToC Top 40. Randy Travis breaks into this monthly list for the first time ever with 'Tonight I'm Playing Possum,' a tribute to George Jones. Search for new singles from Jason Aldean, the Eli Young Band and Little Big Town, as well -- all made big jumps in August.

The list of the Top 40 Country Songs for August 2013 is compiled from Billboard chart data and sales figures, in addition to staff opinion and reader feedback.

Top 40 Country Songs for August 2013:

40. Jake Owen, 'Days of Gold'
39. Thompson Square, 'Everything I Shouldn't Be Thinking About'
38. Phil Vassar, 'Love Is Alive'
37. Maggie Rose, 'Better'
36. Randy Travis, 'Tonight I'm Playing Possum'
35. Cole Swindell, 'Chillin' It'
34. Kelly Clarkson, 'Tie It Up'
33. George Strait, 'I Believe'
32. Craig Campbell, 'Outta My Head'
31. Darius Rucker, 'Radio'
30. Taylor Swift, 'Red'
29. Charlie Worsham, 'Could It Be'
28. Toby Keith, 'Drinks After Work'
27. Sheryl Crow, 'Easy'
26. Joel Crouse, 'If You Want Some'
25. Eli Young Band, 'Drunk Last Night'
24. Cassadee Pope, 'Wasting All These Tears'
23. Miranda Lambert, 'All Kinds of Kinds'
22. Joe Nichols, 'Sunny and 75'
21. Kenny Chesney, 'When I See This Bar'
20. Blake Shelton, 'Mine Would Be You'
19. Lady Antebellum, 'Goodbye Town'
18. Little Big Town, 'Your Side of the Bed'
17. Kacey Musgraves, 'Blowin' Smoke'
16. Easton Corbin, 'All Over the Road'
15. Justin Moore, 'Point at You'
14. Tim McGraw, 'Southern Girl'
13. Jason Aldean, 'Night Train'
12. Chris Young, 'Aw Naw'
11. Thomas Rhett, 'It Goes Like This'
10. Lee Brice, 'Parking Lot Party'
9. Billy Currington, 'Hey Girl'
8. Keith Urban, 'Little Bit of Everything'
7. Carrie Underwood, 'See You Again'
6. Tyler Farr, 'Redneck Crazy'
5. Florida Georgia Line, 'Round Here'
4. Randy Houser, 'Runnin' Outta Moonlight'
3. Brett Eldredge, 'Don't Ya'
2. Kip Moore, 'Hey Pretty Girl'
1. Hunter Hayes, 'I Want Crazy'

Did Your Favorite Song Make Our Top Country Songs List for August 2013?

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