Top Country Music Songs of 2005

From Tim McGraw to Keith Urban and More

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This list reflects the biggest hits that charted in the Top 20 of Billboard's Hot Country Singles during 2005. Each listing includes the song title and artist.

The Biggest Country Hits of 2005

  • All Jacked Up - Gretchen Wilson 
  • A Real Fine Place To Start - Sara Evans 
  • Anything But Mine - Kenny Chesney 
  • Arlington - Trace Adkins 
  • As Good As I Once Was - Toby Keith 
  • Awful Beautiful Life - Darryl Worley 
  • Baby Girl - Sugarland
  • Back When - Tim McGraw
  • Believe - Brooks & Dunn 
  • Best I Ever Had - Gary Allan 
  • Better Life - Keith Urban
  • Big Blue Note - Toby Keith 
  • Big Time - Big & Rich
  • Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On - Neal McCoy
  • Boondocks - Little Big Town 
  • Cheatin' - Sara Evans 
  • Class Reunion (That Used To Be Us) - Lonestar
  • Come A Little Closer - Dierks Bentley 
  • Do You Want Fries With That - Tim McGraw 
  • Don't Ask Me How I Know - Bobby Pinson
  • Don't Worry 'Bout A Thing - Shedaisy 
  • Drugs or Jesus - Tim McGraw
  • Fast Cars & Freedom - Rascal Flatts 
  • Georgia Rain - Trisha Yearwood 
  • God's Will - Martina McBride
  • Gone - Montgomery Gentry 
  • Good Ride Cowboy - Garth Brooks 
  • Goodbye Time - Blake Shelton
  • He Gets That From Me - Reba McEntire
  • Help Somebody - Van Zant 
  • Hicktown - Jason Aldean 
  • Holy Water - Big & Rich 
  • Homewrecker - Gretchen Wilson 
  • Honky Tonk Badonkadonk - Trace Adkins
  • Honky Tonk U - Toby Keith 
  • How Am I Doin' - Dierks Bentley
  • How Do You Get That Lonely - Blaine Larsen 
  • I May Hate Myself in the Morning - Lee Ann Womack 
  • (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden - Martina McBride 
  • If Heaven - Andy Griggs 
  • If Something Should Happen - Darryl Worley 
  • I'll Take That As A Yes (The Hot Tub Song) - Phil Vassar 
  • It's Getting Better All the Time - Brooks & Dunn 
  • Jesus, Take The Wheel - Carrie Underwood 
  • Just Might Make Me Believe - Sugarland 
  • Keg in the Closet - Kenny Chesney 
  • Let Them Be Little - Billy Dean
  • Like We Never Loved At All - Faith Hill 
  • Long, Slow Kisses - Jeff Bates
  • Lot of Leavin' Left To Do - Dierks Bentley 
  • Making Memories of Us - Keith Urban
  • Mississippi Girl - Faith Hill 
  • Miss Me Baby - Chris Cagle
  • Monday Morning Church - Alan Jackson 
  • Mr. Mom - Lonestar -
  • Mud on the Tires - Brad Paisley
  • Must Be Doin' Something Right - Billy Currington
  • My Give a Damn's Busted - Jo Dee Messina 
  • My Old Friend - Tim McGraw 
  • My Sister - Reba McEntire 
  • Nothin 'Bout Love Makes Sense - LeAnn Rimes 
  • Nothin' to Lose - Josh Gracin 
  • Nothing on but the Radio - Gary Allan 
  • Paper Angels - Jimmy Wayne
  • Party For Two - Shania Twain with Billy Currington 
  • Pickin' Wildflowers - Keith Anderson
  • Play Something Country - Brooks & Dunn 
  • Probably Wouldn't Be This Way - LeAnn Rimes 
  • She Don't Tell Me To - Montgomery Gentry 
  • She Let Herself Go - George Strait 
  • Skin (Sarabeth) - Rascal Flatts
  • Some Beach - Blake Shelton 
  • Somebody's Hero - Jamie O'Neal 
  • Something More - Sugarland 
  • Songs About Me - Trace Adkins
  • Stay With Me (Brass Bed) - Josh Gracin
  • Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off - Joe Nichols 
  • That's What I Love About Sunday - Craig Morgan
  • The Talkin' Song Repair Blues - Alan Jackson 
  • The Woman With You - Kenny Chesney 
  • Tonight I Wanna Cry - Keith Urban 
  • Tryin' to Find Atlantis - Jamie O'Neal
  • USA Today - Alan Jackson 
  • What's a Guy Gotta Do - Joe Nichols 
  • When I Get Where I'm Going - Brad Paisley 
  • When I Think About Cheating - Gretchen Wilson
  • Who You'd Be Today - Kenny Chesney 
  • You'll Be There - George Strait 
  • Your Man - Josh Turner 
  • You're Like Coming Home - Lonestar 
  • You're My Better Half - Keith Urban 

Fun Facts About Country Music in 2005

In 2005, country music history was made when Billboard magazine renamed the Hot Country Singles & Tracks to "Hot Country Songs" as a redesign of the publication. It was also the year that Carrie Underwood won American Idol and the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" hit theaters.