Written By: Ashley Gorley – The Hit Songs You Know, by the Songwriters You May Not Know

Ashley Gorley is arguably one of the most successful songwriters in the country music business with more than 50 country radio No. 1 songs. Gorley is the only songwriter in any genre to earn 50 No. 1 singles in the history of the Mediabase and Billboard Airplay charts. He’s been named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year seven times and Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year four times.

He’s likely writing another right now or has a few on the chart just waiting to climb to that top spot to add to his impressive milestone. When you turn on the radio, you’re almost always guaranteed to hear a song he had a hand in crafting. The songwriter has worked with some of the biggest names in country music including Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Thomas Rhett, just to name a few.

50 of Gorley’s No. 1 hits:

“Don’t Forget to Remember Me” – Carrie Underwood

“All-American Girl” – Carrie Underwood

“You’re Gonna Miss This” – Trace Adkins

“Start A Band” – Brad Paisley

“It Won’t Be Like This for Long” – Darius Rucker

“Then” – Brad Paisley

“American Saturday Night” – Brad Paisley

“Good Girl” – Carrie Underwood

“Crash My Party” – Luke Bryan

“Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” – Randy Houser

“Don’t Ya” –  Brett Eldredge

“Hey Girl” –  Billy Currington

“That’s My Kinda Of Night’ –  Luke Bryan

“Play It Again” –  Luke Bryan

“Rewind” – Rascal Flatts

“Yeah” –  Joe Nichols

“I See You” –  Luke Bryan

“Just Gettin’ Started” – Jason Aldean

“Don’t It” — Billy Currington

“Tonight Looks Good On You” — Jason Aldean

“Kick the Dust Up” –  Luke Bryan

“Young & Crazy” – Frankie Ballard

“Nothin’ Like You” – Dan + Shay

“Heartbeat” – Carrie Underwood

“You Should Be Here” – Cole Swindell

“T-Shirt” – Thomas Rhett

“American Country Love Song” – Jake Owen

“Middle of a Memory” – Cole Swindell

“Dirty Laundry” – Carrie Underwood

“A Guy With a Girl” – Blake Shelton

“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi

“Today” – Brad Paisley

“Black” – Dierks Bentley

“Do I Make You Wanna” – Billy Currington

“Unforgettable” – Thomas Rhett

“Fix a Drink” – Chris Janson

“Marry Me” – Thomas Rhett

“Life Changes” – Thomas Rhett\

“What Makes You Country” – Luke Bryan

“Eyes On You” – Chase Rice

“Love Ain’t” – Eli Young Band

“Rumor” – Lee Brice

“Living” – Dierks Bentley

“I Don’t Know About You” – Chris Lane

“Good Vibes” – Chris Janson

“Remember You Young” – Thomas Rhett

“Ridin’ Roads” – Dustin Lynch

“Catch” – Brett Young

“Hard to Forget” – Sam Hunt

“One Big Country Song” – LOCASH