Thank you to all the clubs and dance instructors who submitted their votes for the Top Country Dance Songs of 2009. We will tally up your votes and announce the winners after the first of the year!
The results for the most played country dance club hits for 2008 were as follows:
#1 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Alan Jackson Ã¢â‚¬Å“Good TimeÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ JacksonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s G-O, O-D, T-I, M-E was the runaway favorite for 2008, garnering up to three spins a night during the peak of the songÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s popularity in the summer last year.
#2 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The Zac Brown Band Ã¢â‚¬Å“Chicken FriedÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Interest in this song grew from its initial support in the Southern clubs and spread nationwide within weeks of its release.
#3 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Kid Rock Ã¢â‚¬Å“All Summer LongÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Kid Rock finally Ã¢â‚¬Å“crossed overÃ¢â‚¬Â to the country crowd with his first Top Ten single on the country charts.
#4 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Matt Stillwell Ã¢â‚¬Å“ShineÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ StillwellÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s debut single has remained on club playlists for more than six months as interest in this newcomer continues to grow.
#5 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Toby Keith Ã¢â‚¬Å“SheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a HottieÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Clubs were ecstatic to have a new up-tempo Toby Keith song last spring.Ã‚Â It was immediately placed in heavy rotation in a majority of the clubs.
#6 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Lady Antebellum Ã¢â‚¬Å“Love DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t Love HereÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ This fresh new act exploded on the dance club scene last February with their unique fusion of country and rock.
#7 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Sugarland Ã¢â‚¬Å“All I Wanna DoÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Jennifer NettlesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ catchy vocal hook and pop appeal made this song destined for success in the clubs.
#8 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ James Otto Ã¢â‚¬Å“Just Got Started LovinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ YouÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ The burly Otto struck a chord in club patrons across the country with this soulful Ronnie Milsap-flavored hit.
#9 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Adam Gregory Ã¢â‚¬Å“Crazy DaysÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ GregoryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s dance remix of his first U.S. single, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Crazy Days,Ã¢â‚¬Â was used in clubs for a classic line dance called Ã¢â‚¬Å“walk the line.Ã¢â‚¬Â
#10 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Craig Morgan Ã¢â‚¬Å“International HarvesterÃ¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Morgan chugged into the #10 spot with this heartland hit.