Billboard Top 50 Country Airplay Tunes of 2014 in Canada
Ranked by the number of spins, here are the 50 most-played songs on Canadian country radio during the 2014 chart year from Nielsen BDS. “River Bank” by Brad Paisley was tops and Brett Kissel’s “3, 2, 1” was the top Canadian song at #20. Thirteen of the 50, or 26%, were tunes by Canadian artists which have been bolded in red in the chart below. This is a big improvement from last year which saw only seven CanCons make it. According to the number of spins of these 50 songs, country radio preferred American artists overwhelmingly at 73%. Canadian artists accounted for 23% of spins. Songs voiced by women made up 12.5% of the plays and male singers 87.5%.
1. River Bank, Brad Paisley 2. When She Says Baby, Jason Aldean 3. Automatic, Miranda Lambert 4. Give Me Back My Hometown, Eric Church 5. Bartender, Lady Antebellum 6. Beat of the Music, Brett Eldredge 7. Compass, Lady Antebellum 8. Rewind, Rascal Flatts 9. Drink a Beer, Luke Bryan 10. Play It Again, Luke Bryan 11. Dirt, Florida Georgia Line 12. I Don’t Dance, Lee Brice 13. Doin’ What She Likes, Blake Shelton 14. Goodnight Kiss, Randy Houser 15. Roller Coaster, Luke Bryan 16. Beachin’ Jake Owen 17. American Kids, Kenny Chesney 18. Meanwhile Back at Mamas, Tim McGraw 19. This Is How We Roll, Florida Georgia Line 20. 3, 2, 1, Brett Kissel 21. Drunk On a Plane, Dierks Bentley 22. My Eyes, Blake Shelton ft. G. Sebastian 23. Burnin’ It Down, Jason Aldean 24. Somewhere In My Car, Keith Urban 25. Somethin’ Bad, Lambert & Underwood 26. Cop Car, Keith Urban 27. Wake Me Up, Tebey ft. Emerson Drive 28. Yeah, Joe Nichols 29. Another Man’s Gold, Dean Brody 30. Slow Rollin’ Dallas Smith 31. Leave the Night On, Sam Hunt 32. Cheap Wine and Cigarettes, Jess Moskaluke 33. A Girl Like You, Dallas Smith 34. Drink to that All Night, Jerrod Niemann 35. Neon Light, Blake Shelton 36. Tippin’ Point, Dallas Smith 37. Lettin’ the Night Roll, Justin Moore 38. Here Comes the Thunder, Tim Hicks 39. I Hold On, Dierks Bentley 40. Where It’s At (Yep, Yep), Dustin Lynch 41. Bottoms Up, Brantley Gilbert 42. Fallin’ Over You, Chad Brownlee 43. Stay, Florida Georgia Line 44. Get Me Some Of That, Thomas Rhett 45. Day Drinking, Little Big Town 46. Where a Farm Used To Be, Gord Bamford 47. Friends Of Mine, Jason Blaine 48. Got a Feeling, Tim Hicks 49. Chainsaw, The Band Perry 50. Never Didn’t Love You, Bobby Wills