The top country song for July 2014 is hardly a summer song, but it's much too hot to rank any lower than No. 1. This love ballad is as sincere as they come; a song every man and woman can relate to on some level. Strong sales helped this guy knock last month's No. 1 (Beachin' by Jake Owen) down a peg.

Songs by Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Eric Church and Dierks Bentley also scored high on the July 2014 Top 40 songs list. Kenny Chesney snagged the best debut. 'American Kids' checks in at No. 10, just behind Lady Antebellum's new hit single. Joe Nichols is the month's surprise star. 'Yeah' is an unassuming country smash that's caught fire in the last 30 days.

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The list of the Top 40 Country Songs for July 2014 is compiled from Billboard chart data and sales figures, in addition to staff opinion and reader feedback.

Top 40 Country Songs for July 2014:

40. Jana Kramer, ‘Love’
39. Luke Bryan, ‘Roller Coaster’
38. Gloriana, ‘Best Night Ever’
37. The Swon Brothers, ‘Later On’
36. Brothers Osborne, ‘Rum’
35. Big and Rich, ‘Look at You’
34. Parmalee, ‘Close Your Eyes’
33. Scotty McCreery, ‘Feelin’ It’
32. Keith Urban, ‘Somewhere in My Car’
31. Cassadee Pope, ‘I Wish I Could Break Your Heart’
30. Zac Brown Band, ‘All Alright’
29. David Nail, ‘Kiss You Tonight’
28. Frankie Ballard, ‘Sunshine and Whiskey’
27. Eli Young Band, ‘Dust’
26. Dan + Shay, ‘Show You Off’
25. Eric Paslay, ‘Song About a Girl’
24. Cole Swindell, ‘Hope You Get Lonely Tonight’
23. The Band Perry, ‘Chainsaw’
22. Eric Church, ‘Cold One’
21. Little Big Town, ‘Day Drinking’
20. Billy Currington, ‘We Are Tonight’
19. Brad Paisley, ‘River Bank’
18. Chase Rice, ‘Ready Set Roll’
17. Tyler Farr, ‘Whiskey in My Water’
16. Craig Campbell, ‘Keep Them Kisses Comin’’
15. George Strait, ‘I Got a Car’
14. Dustin Lynch, ‘Where It’s At’
13. Brantley Gilbert (Feat. Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett), ‘Small Town Throwdown’
12. Luke Bryan, ‘Play It Again’
11. Chris Young, ‘Who I Am With You’
10. Kenny Chesney, ‘American Kids’
9. Lady Antebellum, ‘Bartender’
8. Tim McGraw, (Feat. Faith Hill), ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’
7. Joe Nichols, ‘Yeah’
6. Justin Moore, ‘Lettin’ the Night Roll’
5. Miranda Lambert (Feat. Carrie Underwood), ‘Somethin’ Bad’
4. Blake Shelton (Feat. Gwen Sebastian), ‘My Eyes’
3. Dierks Bentley, ‘Drunk on a Plane’
2. Jake Owen, ‘Beachin’’
1. Lee Brice, ‘I Don’t Dance’

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