Jake Owen Hits Number One with “Best Thing Since Backroads”

Jake Owen’s song “Best Thing Since Backroads” officially hit the number one spot on the country radio charts. Learn more here!

Jake Owen scores his tenth number one song with his current radio single, “Best Thing Since Backroads.” The monumental feat follows the consecutive hit songs, “Homemade” and “Made for You.” Owen continues to hone in on his country-beach loving sound, which is clearly resonating with his fans across the genre.

Almost a year ago to the date, the singer dropped his new number one song, “Best Thing Since Backroads.” The track is a joyous one. “Best Thing Since Backroads” compares a romance to the euphoric nature of a backroad. It was made for live performances, and it is the perfect song to jam out to on long car rides.

“You’re the best thing since back roads, baby // Pedal to the medal with the windows down // Sunshine setting on a cross that saves me // Hanging from a rearview in red dirt clouds // Two-lane heaven’s one hell of a view // But it ain’t got nothing on you”

Fans can rejoice in this new wave of music for the hitmaker. Congrats to Owen and his team on another number one at country radio!


Jake Owen’s song, “Best Thing Since Backroads,” is the number one song at country radio.

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“Best Thing Since Backroads” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.