Top 10 Country Dance Songs Of 2008

SLN Staff Writer • January 15, 2009 - 6:00 am

For the 5th year in a row, a panel of more than 215 nightclubs and dance instructors from the U.S. were surveyed to find out the top 10 requested and played country club dance songs of 2008. Marco Club Connection announced the results of those findings yesterday…

#1 – Alan Jackson “Good Time” – Jackson’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 song’s popularity in the summer last year.

#2 – The Zac Brown Band “Chicken Fried” – Interest in this song grew from its initial support in the Southern clubs and spread nationwide within weeks of its release.

#3 – Kid Rock “All Summer Long” – This mash-up of Warren Zevon’s “Werewolves of London” and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama” was an instant success on country dance floors.

#4 – Matt Stillwell “Shine” – Stillwell’s debut single has remained on club playlists for more than six months as interest in this newcomer continues to grow.

#5 – Toby Keith “She’s a Hottie” – Clubs were ecstatic to have a new up-tempo Toby Keith song last spring. The success of this single reserved Keith a spot in the Top Ten Country Dance Songs for the fifth year in a row.

#6 – Lady Antebellum “Love Don’t Live Here”
– This fresh new act exploded on the dance club scene last February with their unique fusion of country and rock.

#7 – Sugarland “All I Wanna Do” – Jennifer Nettles’ catchy vocal hook and pop appeal made this song destined for success in the clubs.

#8 – James Otto “Just Got Started Lovin’ You” – Otto struck a chord in club patrons across the country with this soulful breakout hit.

#9 – Adam Gregory “Crazy Days” – Gregory’s dance remix of his first U.S. single, “Crazy Days,” was used in clubs for a classic line dance called “walk the line.”

#10 – Craig Morgan “International Harvester” – Morgan chugged into the #10 spot with this heartland hit.