Country newcomers rule the Top 10 spots of the December 2013 Top 40 Country Songs list. Parmalee, Cole Swindell, Florida Georgia Line and Cassadee Pope all find their new songs battling superstars like Luke Bryan and Taylor Swift for No. 1. But that honor goes to a man who checked in at No. 3 last month. 

Keith Urban's duet with Miranda Lambert continues to be near the top of sales charts, and 'We Were Us' begins December at the top of airplay charts. Readers and ToC staff love it, so the choice for the month's top song was easy. Jason Aldean, Eric Church and newcomers Dan + Shay are amongst those making impressive debuts in December 2013. Scroll down to find your favorite songs.

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

Top 40 Country Songs for December 2013:

40. Justin Moore, 'Lettin' the Night Roll'
39. Sara Evans, 'Slow Me Down'
38. Jennifer Nettles, 'That Girl'
37. Josh Thompson, 'Cold Beer With Your Name on It'
36. Little Big Town, 'Sober'
35. Will Hoge, 'Strong'
34. Kacey Musgraves, 'Follow Your Arrow'
33. Thompson Square, 'Everything I Shouldn't Be Thinking About'
32. Dustin Lynch, 'Wild in Your Smile'
31. Craig Morgan, 'Wake Up Lovin' You'
30. Chase Rice, 'Ready Set Roll'
29. Randy Houser, 'Goodnight Kiss'
28. Danielle Bradbery, 'The Heart of Dixie'
27. Brett Eldredge, 'Beat of the Music'
26. Jon Pardi, 'Up All Night'
25. Dierks Bentley, 'I Hold On'
24. Scotty McCreery, 'See You Tonight'
23. Frankie Ballard, 'Helluva Life'
22. Jerrod Niemann, 'Drink to That All Night'
21. Jake Owen, 'Days of Gold'
20. Darius Rucker, 'Radio'
19. Dan + Shay, '19 You + Me'
18. Eric Church, 'The Outsiders'
17. Eric Paslay, 'Friday Night'
16. Jason Aldean, 'When She Says Baby'
15. Lady Antebellum, 'Compass'
14. Hunter Hayes (Feat. Jason Mraz), 'Everybody's Got Somebody But Me'
13. The Band Perry, 'Don't Let Me Be Lonely'
12. Zac Brown Band, 'Sweet Annie'
11. Blake Shelton, 'Mine Would Be You'
10. Eli Young Band, 'Drunk Last Night'
9. Cassadee Pope, 'Wasting All These Tears'
8. Joe Nichols, 'Sunny and 75'
7. Cole Swindell, 'Chillin' It'
6. David Nail, 'Whatever She's Got'
5. Taylor Swift, 'Red'
4. Parmalee, 'Carolina'
3. Luke Bryan, 'Drink a Beer'
2. Florida Georgia Line, 'Stay'
1. Keith Urban (Feat. Miranda Lambert), 'We Were Us'

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

What would you add to our list of the Top 40 country songs for December 2013? Share your opinions on this list — as well as the songs that deserve to be included, but weren’t — in the comments section below.