Top 10 Joe Nichols Songs

Joe Nichols Songs

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Our Top 10 Joe Nichols Songs list looks at the songs of a modern-day country singer from the city of Rogers, Arkansas. Jo Nichols got his start in the country music business with a band called The Rodeo Band. Eventually, Joe Nichols would sign a recording contract on his own and release his first album in 1996 entitled simply Joe Nichols. From that point on Joe Nichols would begin to celebrate a very successful county music career releasing ten studio albums and twenty-seven singles. The popular music singer whose style is more old school in the style of legends like George Strait or George Jones would also enjoy the success of five number one singles. This top 10 Joe Nichols songs list presents ten of our favorite Joe Nichols songs.

# 10 – Hard to Be Cool

We open up our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list with the rocking single entitled “Hard to Be Cool.” This is a good-time fun song to open our Joe Nichols songs list with. We love the guitar work which tilts towards that Billy Currington, Brantley Gilbert style of county music. The man had bigger hits than this one, but it still did well, and it’s one of our favorites.

The song “Hard to Be Cool” was released on the album entitled “Hard to Be Cool” It was the third single released from the album. The album was released in 2014. “Hard to Be Cool” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number thirty two.

The song “Hard to Be Cool” also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number twenty two.  The song “Hard to Be Cool” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number fifty. “Hard to Be Cool” was composed by Jason Sellers and Rob Hatch.

# 9 – What’s a Guy Gotta Do

Continuing with our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list we take a listen to the honkytonk song entitled “What’s a Guy Gotta Do.” This is old school all the way baby. The song “What’s a Guy Gotta Do” was released on the album entitled Revelation. The album was released in 2004. It was the second single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number four. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number sixty-four. “What’s a Guy Gotta Do” was composed by Joe Nichols, Kelley Lovelace and Don Sampson.

 

# 8 – The Shape I’m In

In the number eight spot on our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list we present the song entitled “The Shape I’m In”  The song “The Shape I’m In” was released on the album entitled Old Things New. The album was released in 2009. “The Shape I’m In” was the third single released from the album. Joe Nichols seems to be channeling The Band on this one.  The song “The Shape I’m In” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number seventeen.

The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts coming in at the same number of seventeen. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number ninety one. “The Shape I’m In” was composed by Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip. These guys wrote a great song in this one.

# 7 – Another Side of You

In the number seven position on our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list is the beautiful love song entitled “Another Side of You.” You’re going to love this one if you have never heard it before. The song “Another Side of You” was released on the album entitled Real Things. The album was released in 2007. “Another Side of You” was the first single released from the album.

The song “Another Side of You” was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number seventeen. The song just broke into the US Billboard Hot 100 creeping in at number ninety nine. “Another Side of You” was composed by Jamey Johnson and Carson Chamberlain.

# 6 – Yeah

Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list we present the song about a one-night stand called  “Yeah. The song “Yeah,” was released on the album entitled Crickets. The album was released in 2013. This song reminds us of a Morgan Wallen style song. It was the second single released from the album.

The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number seven. “Yeah,” also was a bigger hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one.  The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number forty one. The song hit the big time on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song “Yeah,” was composed by Ashley Gorley and Bryan Simpson

# 5 – The Impossible

At the halfway point on our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list is the heavenly song entitled “The Impossible.”  The song was issued on the album entitled Man with a Memory. The album was released in 2002. “The Impossible” was the first single released from the album. “The Impossible” also stands as the first solo single released by Joe Nichols. The song “The Impossible” was a big hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number three. “The Impossible” also broke into the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty nine. The song “The Impossible” was composed by Kelley Lovelace and Lee Thomas Miller.

# 4 – Sunny and 75

At the number four spot on our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list we present the intoxicating song entitled “Sunny and 75.” We just love this song. It just makes you feel so good.  The song “Sunny and 75” was released on the album entitled Crickets. The album was released in 2013. “Sunny and 75” was the first single released from the album. The song “Sunny and 75” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number four.

“Sunny and 75” was also a much bigger hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song “Sunny and 75” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty nine. In Canada, Joe Nichols celebrated a number one hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts. “Sunny and 75” was composed by Michael Dulaney, Jason Sellers, and Paul Jenkins.

# 3 – Gimmie That Girl

Moving along on our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list we present the energetic song entitled “Gimmie That Girl.”  This killer track was Joe Nichols’ third number one single and his second Gold record. The song “Gimmie That Girl” was released on the album entitled Old Things New. The album was released in 2009.  It was the second single released from the album.

“Gimmie That Girl” was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song “Gimmie That Girl” was also a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty four. The tune would become Joe Nichols’ first song to become a  hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number fifty four. “Gimmie That Girl”  was composed by Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, and Ben Hayslip.

# 2 – Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off

Oh yeah, this is a fun one. Just of the top spot on our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list we celebrate the high-spirited song entitled “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off.” This fun song would become Joe Nichols’ second number one single. The song “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” would also become his first Gold Record. The song “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” was released on the album entitled III. The album was released in 2005.

“Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” was the first single released from the album. The song “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty two. “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” was composed by Gary Hannan and John Wiggins.

# 1 – Brokenheartsville

We wrap up our top 10 Joe Nichols songs list with the captivating song entitled “Brokenheartsville.” This would become the first number one single of Joe Nichols’ career. It’s an old-style country song. There’s a bit of a Ronnie Milsap feel to the song.  The song “Brokenheartsville” was released on the album entitled Man with a Memory. The album was released in 2002. “Brokenheartsville” was the second single released from the album.

The song “Brokenheartsville” was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty seven making it the highest Joe Nichols would ever chart so far on the Billboard Hot 100.   The song “Brokenheartsville” was composed by Donny Kees, Blake Mevis, Randy Boudreaux, and Clint Daniels.

 

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