Take a look at the below list of Kenny Chesney Top 10 Songs and Albums of All Time till 2017 with new and upcoming songs 2017. Kenny Chesney has been the best artist in the country music scene. He has had an illustrious career in this industry having dominated the top country music charts for the last two decades. Kenny is an accomplished singer with more than 20 hits that have occupied the top position in the most popular charts in country music. Also, he once dominated the top 5 positions for seven years. It is, therefore, nearly an impossible task to come up with the best ten songs from such a legendary artist in the country music industry. However much the work that might appear, we managed to reach some consensus on what we felt are exceptional ten songs by Kenny Chesney.
List of top 10 songs by Kenny Chesney till 2017
Chesney’s career took an upward trajectory after releasing his album ‘No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem.’ This was back in the year 2002. This album produced two of the best ten songs of all time by Chesney. The song ‘Young’ is a song meant to celebrate the freedoms enjoyed by a young person. The song emerged as a significant hit for Kenny Chesney.
9. ‘How Forever Feels.’
This song was one of Chesney’s best songs of the late 90s. It shared its full airplay with the song ‘She’s Got It All’ and it is hard to put a difference in preference between the two. However, its lyrical prowess put it on top of its rival. The song was the first release from the album ‘Wherever We Go.’ It gives the description of a man who is leading a good life. However, this man has nobody to share his real life with which makes him feel incomplete.
8. ‘When The Sun Goes Down.’
Released in 2004 from the album ‘When The Sun Goes Down,’ this song comes out as a laid-back song of the summer. It was penned by Brett James and was lucky to have Uncle Kracker gifting it a collaboration. The partnership made it stand out and become a fans’ favorite propelling it to #1 on the Hot Country Song’s chart on the Billboard. Also, it reached #26 on the Hot 100 on the Billboard.
7. ‘The Good Stuff.’
The track is also a song off the album ‘No Shoes, No Shirts, No Problems.’ The song came out as a strong contender to Chesney’s respected repertoire. The lyrics are clear and the track entirely enjoyable. The message in the song sinks deep in one’s soul, and one can only be left wishing the song played several more minutes. However, the song did not do well regarding sales, but it will remain a masterpiece in many of Kenny Chesney’s fans.
6. ‘Anything But Mine.’
It was released in 2004 from the album ‘When The Sun Goes’ further displaying the power in this album. As a signature message throughout his career, the song talks of short-lived love. One can only try to figure out whether Chesney is giving an account of his personal life. This is one of the Kenny Chesney Top 10 Songs of All Time till 2017.
5. ‘Don’t Blink.’
Kenny Chesney is a genius when it comes to mixing emotions with party songs. ‘Don’t Blink’ is from an iconic album named ‘Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates’ that released in 2007. The song is an encouragement to people. It advises us to live our lives to the fullest and also motivates us to look at life in a different perspective. The song rose at an alarming speed to the number 1 position.
4. ‘When I see This Bar.’
This one comes off the album ‘Life on a Rock’ in 2013. The tune leads us into the legend’s private life because he employs a more personal tone. It is single number two from the album receiving its inspiration from an existing bar near the island where Kenny lives. He co-penned this song with Keith Gattis and the duo metaphorically described the changes we encounter in our lives.
3. ‘You and Tequila.’
This single released in 2010 is from the album ‘Hemingway’s Whiskey.’ The song is co-written by Deana Carter who sang ‘Strawberry Wine’ and Matraca Berg. It is recorded as a duet in collaboration with Grace Potter. It scaled to number 3 on charts and went platinum. It was so successful that it earned two nominations for the prestigious Grammy Awards.
Coming off the album ‘The Road and the Radio’ of 2005, the song is argued as the best hit among summer country songs. In recent times, it occupied the 29th position on the Taste of Country. Taste of Country allowed only a single song from an artist. The song dominated the Billboard charts in 2006 also going platinum in the same year. Compared to other songs by Kenny Chesney, this track has been a great hit for a very long time. We can comfortably say that if Kenny had delayed its release to today, it would still be a hit.
1. ‘There Goes My Life.’
Kenny Chesney has never had a more successful song than this classic hit. It came from the album ‘When The Sun Comes Down’ which makes the album too a great success among his other albums. This song found a home in the first position of the country music charts for seven weeks. Its success continued to the all-genre charts reaching #29. The lyrics tell a magnificent story which many people wanted to hear time and again. He tells of a young man who impregnates his girlfriend and thinks of himself as doomed. However, the baby girl is born to give a new meaning to his life. The song registered high sales and a very positive live reaction.
New Songs by Kenny Chesney 2016-2017
Chesney released new album ‘Cosmic Hallelujah’ on October 28, 2016. The new album is written by contributions from hit writers like Ross Copperman, Josh Osborne and Shane McAnally who have previously done justice to past hits by Kenny Chesney. Below is the only song we know about from the new album.
‘Jesus and Elvis’
The song is an elegant piece of lyrical prowess. It has a simple chorus structure. The song gives us a perfect imaginary scene of a whiskey bar fully decorated for Christmas celebrations. Characters are introduced, and overlapping is present in this new song.
Kenny Chesney never disappoints, and that is why he is an all-time favorite for the lovers of country music. With his new album about to be released, he is making a promise of continued entertainment to his fans. We surely can’t wait to listen to the full package of Chesney’s ‘Cosmic Hallelujah.’