As of Dec. 8, 2015, some of the most popular country hits are "Gonna," "Die a Happy Man" and "Come On Over." Some of the most popular country hits of all time include "I Walk the Line," "Jolene" and "Your Cheatin' Heart."Continue Reading
Many of the most popular country songs of 2015 are performed by young men. These songs include "Die a Happy Man," by Thomas Rhett, and "Come On Over," by Chris Young. Blake Shelton, one of the most successful country musicians of the 2010s, also had a hit with "Gonna." Young female artists have produced hits as well, such as Carrie Underwood, with "Smoke Break," and Cam, with "Burning House."
Classic country hits were mostly produced and performed by older artists, often with tough, grizzled personalities. Some of these artists include Johnny Cash, known for hits such as "I Walk the Line" and "Folsom Prison Blues," and Hank Williams, known for hits such as "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry." Dolly Parton, one of the most successful country musicians of all time, produced hits such as "Jolene" and "I Will Always Love You." Other classic country hits include "El Paso," by Marty Robbins, and "Achy Breaky Heart," by Billy Ray Cyrus.Learn more about Art & Literature