The Top 10 spots in this list of the Top 40 Country Songs in October 2012 are all superstars. Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Miranda Lambert are just three with new singles competing for the No. 1 spot. However, it was a newcomer that snuck past everyone to grab the flag with a ballad that’s been among the most downloaded, most requested songs of the year. 

Carrie Underwood made a strong push with her new hit ‘Blown Away,’ but ultimately, she has to settle for the No. 2 spot on this October list. Meanwhile, last month’s No. 1 song on the Top 40 Country Songs lineup slips to No. 6. But that’s okay, as Little Big Town have another song inside the Top 40. Watch out for another newcomer this fall — Florida Georgia Line‘s ‘Cruise’ is a song you’re glad you can’t get out of your head. The duo make a remarkable leap to the Top 5.

The list of the Top 40 Country Songs for October 2012 is compiled from Billboard chart data and sales figures, in addition to staff opinion and reader feedback.

Top 40 Country Songs for October 2012:

40. Maggie Rose, ‘I Ain’t Your Mama’
39. Faith Hill, ‘American Heart’
38. Chris Cagle, ‘Let There Be Cowgirls’
37. Zac Brown Band, ‘Goodbye in Her Eyes’
36. Lauren Alaina, ‘Eighteen Inches’
35. Little Big Town, ‘Tornado’
34. Kristen Kelly, ‘Ex-Old Man’
33. Jon Pardi, ‘Missin’ You Crazy’
32. Edens Edge, ‘Too Good to Be True’
31. Eli Young Band, ‘Say Goodnight’
30. Darius Rucker, ‘True Believers’
29. Thomas Rhett, ‘Beer With Jesus’
28. Kacey Musgraves, ‘Merry Go ‘Round’
27. Dierks Bentley, ‘Tip It on Back’
26. Taylor Swift, ‘Begin Again’
25. Randy Houser, ‘How Country Feels’
24. Toby Keith, ‘I Like Girls That Drink Beer’
23. Casey James, ‘Crying on a Suitcase’
22. Brad Paisley, ‘Southern Comfort Zone’
21. Kenny Chesney, ‘El Cerrito Place’
20. Easton Corbin, ‘Lovin’ You Is Fun’
19. Jerrod Niemann, ‘Shinin’ on Me’
18. Kip Moore, ‘Beer Money’
17. Greg Bates, ‘Did It for the Girl’
16. Justin Moore, ”Til My Last Day’
15. Brantley Gilbert, ‘Kick It in the Sticks’
14. Jake Owen, ‘The One That Got Away’
13. Tim McGraw, ‘Truck Yeah’
12. Rascal Flatts, ‘Come Wake Me Up’
11. Miranda Lambert, ‘Fastest Girl in Town’
10. Dustin Lynch, ‘Cowboys and Angels’
9. Jana Kramer, ‘Why Ya Wanna’
8. Lee Brice, ‘Hard to Love’
7. Eric Church, ‘Creepin”
6. Little Big Town, ‘Pontoon’
5. Luke Bryan, ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’
4. Jason Aldean, ‘Take a Little Ride’
3. Florida Georgia Line, ‘Cruise’
2. Carrie Underwood, ‘Blown Away’
1. Hunter Hayes, ‘Wanted’

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