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Top 40 Country Songs – July 2012

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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.

One of those holdovers is the No. 1 song on the Top 40 Country Songs list for July 2012. He’s followed by a country superstar who’s released his most pensive ballad in years, plus a long line of country newcomers. Little Big Town and Hunter Hayes are two artists with songs on this list of the Top 40 Country Songs that are well ahead of their chart position. Both Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood make their debut with their latest singles.

Scroll through the list to find your favorite songs. If you think one should be higher, lower or not included at all, share your opinion in the comments section below.

Top 40 Country Songs — July 2012

40. Randy Houser, ‘How Country Feels’
39. Justin Moore, ”Til My Last Day’
38. Scotty McCreery, ‘Water Tower Town’
37. Edens Edge, ‘Too Good to Be True’
36. Kix Brooks, ‘New to This Town’
35. Carrie Underwood, ‘Blown Away’
34. George Strait, ‘Drinkin’ Man’
33. Jerrod Niemann, ‘Shinin’ on Me’
32. Rascal Flatts, ‘Come Wake Me Up’
31. Josh Thompson, ‘Comin’ Around’
30. Big and Rich, ‘That’s Why I Pray’
29. Lady Antebellum, ‘Wanted You More’
28. Zac Brown Band, ‘The Wind’
27. Chris Young, ‘Neon’
26. Miranda Lambert, ‘Fastest Girl in Town’
25. Alan Jackson, ‘So You Don’t Have to Love Me Anymore’
24. Thomas Rhett, ‘Something to Do With My Hands’
23. Easton Corbin, ‘Lovin’ You Is Fun’
22. Tim McGraw, ‘ Better Than I Used to Be’
21. Kelly Clarkson, ‘Mr. Know It All’
20. The FARM, ‘Home Sweet Home’
19. Keith Urban, ‘For You’
18. Thompson Square, ‘Glass’
17. Dustin Lynch, ‘Cowboys and Angels’
16. Lee Brice, ‘Hard to Love’
15. Blake Shelton, ‘Over’
14. Josh Turner, ‘Time Is Love’
13. Little Big Town, ‘Pontoon’
12. The Band Perry, ‘Postcard From Paris’
11. Jana Kramer, ‘Why Ya Wanna’
10. Gloriana, ‘(Kissed You) Good Night’
9. Brantley Gilbert, ‘You Don’t Know Her Like I Do’
8. Love and Theft, ‘Angel Eyes’
7. Toby Keith, ‘Beers Ago’
6. Hunter Hayes, ‘Wanted’
5. Dierks Bentley, ‘5-1-5-0′
4. Eli Young Band, ‘Even if it Breaks Your Heart’
3. Eric Church, ‘Springsteen’
2. Kenny Chesney, ‘Come Over’
1. Luke Bryan, ‘Drunk on You’

See the Top 100 Country Songs of All Time

Did Your Favorite Song Make Our July 2012 Top Songs List?

What would you add to our list of the Top 40 Country Songs for July 2012? Share your opinions on the list and the songs that deserve to be included in the comments section below.

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