Songs from ACM Awards performers land high on the March list of country music's Top 40 songs. Chris Young is the most nominated artist, so it shouldn't be a surprise that his latest single took a big leap.

"At the End of a Bar" with Mitchell Tenpenny jumps 18 spots this month, a few more than Dierks Bentley's biggest collaboration in years. Half of the Top 20 songs on this list are duets — these one-off pairings seem to be officially replacing groups and trios in country music. There are just three of those in the Top 40.

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Who's No. 1 this month? The decision was easy, as one singer starts the month with the No. 1 streaming and digital sales song. Plus, it's a song our critics can't stop talking about. Scroll down to find out who it is, and click any link to hear the song.

The list of Top 40 country songs of March 2022 is compiled from Billboard chart data, streaming data, sales figures, staff opinion, and reader feedback.

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Top 40 Country Songs for March 2022:

40. Morgan Wade, “Wilder Days”
39. Tim McGraw, “7500 OBO”
38. Brothers Osborne, “I’m Not for Everyone”
37. Dan + Shay, “Steal My Love”
36. Kenny Chesney, “Everyone She Knows”
35. Dylan Scott, “New Truck”
34. Luke Bryan, “Up”
33. Justin Moore, “With a Woman You Love”
32. Parmalee, “Take My Name”
31. Lee Brice, “Soul”
30. Jake Owen, “Best Thing Since Backroads”
29. Russell Dickerson, “Home Sweet”
28. Keith Urban, “Wild Hearts”
27. Jason Aldean, “Trouble With a Heartbreak”
26. Blake Shelton, “Come Back as a Country Boy”
25. Thomas Rhett, “Slow Down Summer”
24. Eric Church, “Heart on Fire”
23. Jon Pardi, “Last Night Lonely” HIGHEST DEBUT! 
22. Frank Ray, “Country’d Look Good on You”
21. Maren Morris, “Circles Around This Town” — NEW HUMBLE QUEST ALBUM OUT MARCH 25!
20. Miranda Lambert, “If I Was a Cowboy”
19. Scotty McCreery, “Damn Strait”
18. Chris Young and Mitchell Tenpenny, “At the End of a Bar” — BIGGEST JUMP, UP 18 SPOTS! 
17. Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, “Never Wanted to Be That Girl”
16. Kelsea Ballerini, “Half of My Hometown”
15. Ernest Feat. Morgan Wallen, “Flower Shops” — NEW FLOWER SHOPS ALBUM OUT MARCH 11!
14. Sam Hunt, “23”
13. Hardy, “Give Heaven Some Hell”
12. Dierks Bentley, Breland and Hardy, “Beers on Me”
11. Dustin Lynch Feat. Mackenzie Porter, “Thinking ‘Bout You”
10. Cole Swindell and Lainey Wilson, “Never Say Never”
9. Kane Brown, “One Mississippi”
8. Parker McCollum, “To Be Loved by You”
7. Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You”
6. Morgan Wallen, “Sand in My Boots”
5. Elle King and Miranda Lambert, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”
4. Walker Hayes, “AA”
3. Luke Combs, “Doin’ This”
2. Jordan Davis Feat. Luke Bryan, “Buy Dirt”
1. Cody Johnson, “Til You Can’t” — NEW NO. 1!

Top Country Songs of 2021, Ranked

You'll find much more than just the Top 10 Country Songs of 2021 on this list. Enjoy the 21 best country songs of the year, based on Taste of Country staff and country music fan opinion, plus commercial data (sales, streaming, airplay).

To be considered, the song must have been released in 2021 or have actively charted for a portion of the year (see "Wine, Beer, Whiskey"). New artists including Lainey Wilson, Larry Fleet and Morgan Wade crack the top songs list, while hitmakers including Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean and Luke Combs make the Top 10.

Let us know your favorite song of 2021 on Twitter, or email us at staff@tasteofcountry.com.