It's that time of year again. Time to look back at the best that country music had to offer in 2012. We looked at top albums yesterday, now let's track the genre's best singles, from odes to The Boss and water sports to great bar ballads to ear candy from a true "Idol." We're sure you'll disagree on some of this, so sound off in the comments below.
615 Picks: Top 10 Country Albums of the Year
10. "Creepin," Eric Church
In a year where Church became a headliner, he actually places two songs on the list. This one quite possibly had the neatest melody of any single released this year, and was always a treat to hear on the air.
9. "The Wind," The Zac Brown Band
Impeccable singing and instrumentation. The band proves once again why they are so well-regarded.
8. "Don't Rush," Kelly Clarkson with Vince Gill
One of the most luscious sounding love songs I have heard in a while. It's the definition of "Ear Candy." If you're not in love, you'll want to be after hear it.
7. "Over You," Miranda Lambert
Country's reigning Female Vocalist of the Year turned in a powerful performance that ranks as one of her best.
6. "Springsteen," Eric Church
Church has been on an absolute roll as of late, and this song is one of the reasons why.