#WeTheFans: The Artists & Songs That Made You A Country Music Fan

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We believe that the country music genre has the best fans in the world. Being a New York based outlet, we love representing all things country music in the Big Apple, but last week, we asked YOU, the fans, what song or artist made you fall in love with the genre.

Interestingly enough, we have an eclectic group of fans out there! Some of y’all fell in love with 90s country music, while others got hooked on the more modern-day sound. We are proud of the inclusive representation of songs that were shared as the songs that made you a country music fan.

Take a look below at some of our favorite responses!

  1. Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean & Florida Georgia Line.

Like our founder, Stephanie, some of you guys became country music fans because of Mr. Luke Bryan himself. Rebecca M. credits “Crash My Party” as the song that made her a fan of the genre, while Rachel G. shared the love for Bryan! Scott G. credits “Night Train” by Jason Aldean as the song that made him a fan back in 2013, during a trip to Nashville. Of course, the smash hit, “Cruise” by FGL was also a song that many of you identified as a favorite too! For Gayle W. though, “H.O.L.Y.” put country music on the map for her, when she was listening to a music channel on television.

  1. Dolly Parton, Reba & Trisha Yearwood

We love that some of the badass women were some of our followers’ first introduction to country music. Douglas S. was introduced to classic country music by his grandparents, but Reba’s “Whoever’s In New England” was what got him hooked. Toni B. and Angela O. chose “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You” by Parton as their favorites, while Nickole H. went with Trisha Yearwood’s number one single, “She’s In Love With The Boy.”

  1. George Strait, Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks

These are arguably some of the biggest names in country music. These classic artists were among some of our follower’s favorites that made them a country fan. Most of you couldn’t choose a specific song by the three, like Dina N. who credits “everything Garth!!” Some of you were able to identify a song, such as “Friends In Low Places” and “Shameless” by Garth Brooks, which both Brenda M. and Urs U. shared as their favorite, while Stacey S. chose “I Cross My Heart” by the King of Country himself, Mr. George Strait. As far as Alan Jackson goes, Matthew W. fell in love with the solemn “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning).

  1. Kenny Chesney, Lee Brice & Eric Church

When Alexis M. was just eleven years old, she fell in love with “Lightning” by Eric Church and the rest was history. For Nicole S. and Justyna K., Lee Brice’s music was their favorites. Songs like “I Don’t Dance” and “I Drive Your Truck” were among some of the favorites. No surprise here, Kenny Chesney was a favorite by a few of our followers. His songs “Young,” and “She Thinks My Tractors Sexy” made the cut.


For a full list of all your responses, head to our Facebook post here.

Check out the songs that made our NYCS team country must fans here!

Keep on the look-out for our next question this week on our social media platforms, and let us know what you think! You just might be featured in our next post!

  1. Achy Breaky Heart
  2. Garth Brooks
  3. Crash My Party
  4. H.O.L.Y.
  5. Whoever’s in New England
  6. Bottoms UP
  7. Night Train
  8. Red Dirt Road
  9. Shameless
  10. I’m Gonna Miss Her
  11. Bottoms Up
  12. George Strait/80s country
  13. When You Say Nothing At All
  14. 90s country; Garth, Dixie Chicks
  15. I Drive Your Truck
  16. Lightning
  17. If I Told You
  18. Before He Cheats
  19. Before the Next Tear Drop Falls
  20. Ol’ Red
  21. God Bless Texas
  22. Friends in Low Places
  23. Jolene
  24. Alabama- Love in the first degree 1981 tv show
  25. Dang me
  26. Gunpowder and Lead
  27. She’s In Love With The Boy
  28. Our Song
  29. Don’t Take the Girl
  30. Keep me in mind
  31. Young Kenny
  32. She Thinks My Tractors Sexy
  33. I Cross My Heart
  34. Forever and Ever Amen
  35. Unanswered Prayers
  36. I Know Where Love Lives
  37. You Ain’t Woman Enough to Take My Man
  38. Cruise
  39. Family Tradition
  40. Dust On The Bottle
  41. I Don’t Dance
  42. Forever and Ever Amen
  43. Tennessee Whiskey
  44. Smokey Moutain Rain
  45. Ocean Front Property
  46. Places I’ve Never Been
  47. I will always love you
  48. Kaw-Liga
  49. Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning
  50. Randy Travis
  51. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
  52. What’s It To You
  53. Wild As you Cody Johnson
  54. Jolene
  55. Sure Be Cool If You Did



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