Top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs

John Michael Montgomery Songs

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Our Top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list presents the best songs of a country music crossover artist that first hit it big in the early 1990s. Born in 1965 in the city of Danville, Kentucky, John Michael Montgomery first broke onto the music scene in 1993 with his debut album entitled Life’s a Dance. John Michael Montgomery’s debut album would turn him into an instant star as the record spawned multiple number one singles including the Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the year entitled “I Love the Way You Love Me.”

With a catalog that consists of over ten studio albums and many monster hit singles, John Michael Montgomery stands as one of the biggest country music artists of the past thirty years. His rise to fame would occur during one of country music’s most successful periods when artists like Garth Brooks, Martina McBride, Clint Black, Faith Hill and so many more were celebrating all early success. Below are ten of his best songs that have made him stand out in the genre.

# 10 – Be My Baby Tonight

We open up our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list with the magnificent single entitled “Be My Baby Tonight.” The song was released on the album entitled Kickin’ It Up. It was the second single released from the album. It was also the second of three number one singles released from the Kickin’ It Up album. The album was released in 1993. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number seventy-three.  The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Richard Fagan and Ed Hill.

# 9 – Home to You

Continuing with our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list we take a listen to the great song entitled “Home to You.” The song was released on the album also entitled Home to You. The album was released in 1999. It was the second single released from the album. The song “Home to You” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number two. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number forty-five. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number eight. “Home to You”was composed by Arlos Smith and Sara Light.

# 8 – Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)

In the number eight spot on our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list we present the phenomenal song entitled “Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident).”  The song was released on the album entitled John Michael Montgomery. The album was released in 1995.  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 one. “Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song “Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)” was composed by Richard Fagan and Robb Royer.

# 7 – Til Nothing Comes Between Us

In the number seven position on our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list is the marvelous song entitled “Til Nothing Comes Between Us.” The song was released on the album entitled Pictures. The album was released in 2002. “‘Til Nothing Comes Between Us” was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number nineteen.”‘Til Nothing Comes Between Us” was composed by Kerry Harvick, Tony Marty and Rebecca Marshall.

# 6 – I Love the Way You Love Me

Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list we present the breathtaking song “I Love the Way You Love Me” This would become John Michael Montgomery’s first number one single. The song was released on the album entitled Life’s a Dance. The album was released in 1992.  “I Love the Way You Love Me” was the second single released from the album. The song “I Love the Way You Love Me” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was also his first song to break into the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number sixty.   The song “I Love the Way You Love Me” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one.  “I Love the Way You Love Me” was composed by Victoria Shaw and Chuck Cannon.

# 5 – Cover You in Kisses

At the halfway point on our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list is the great grooving song entitled “Cover You in Kisses.” The song was issued on the album entitled Leave a Mark. The album was released in 1998. “Cover You in Kisses” was the second single released from the album. The song “Cover You in Kisses,” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number three. “Cover You in Kisses,” was also a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number The song was composed by Jerry Kilgore, Jess Brown and Brett Jones.

# 4 – I Can Love You Like That

At the number four spot on our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list we present the song entitled “I Can Love You Like That.” The song “I Can Love You Like”  was released on the album entitled John Michael Montgomery. The album was released in 1995. It was the first single released from the album. “I Can Love You Like That” was a huge hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one.  The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number three. “I Can Love You Like That” was composed by Steve Diamond, Jennifer Kimball and Maribeth Derry.

# 3 – I Swear

Moving along on our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list we present John Michael Montgomery’s only Gold record of his career entitled  “I Swear.” The song “I Swear” was released on the album entitled Kickin’ It Up. The album was released in 1993. “I Swear” was the first single released from the album. The song “I Swear” was a massive hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. “I Swear” also hit number one on the Canadian Country Music Charts. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number forty two. The song would also become a huge hit single for the r&b group All-4-One.  The song was composed by Gary Baker and Frank J. Myers.

# 2 –Letters from Home

Just of the top spot on our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list we choose the striking song entitled “Letters from Home.” The song “Letters from Home”  was released on the album entitled Letters from Home. The album was released in  It was the first single released from the album. “Letters from Home”  was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number two. The song “Letters from Home”  was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty four making it his highest-charting song on the mainstream charts of his career.  “Letters from Home”  was composed by Tony Lane and David Lee.

# 1 – The Little Girl

We wrap up our top 10 John Michael Montgomery Songs list with the emotional song entitled “The Little Girl.” The song featured the wonderful Alison Krauss on background vocals as well as Dan Tyminski.  The song was released on the album entitled Brand New Me. The album was released in 2000. It was the first single released from the album. The song “The Little Girl” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was a crossover hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty five. The song “The Little Girl” also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. “The Little Girl” was composed by Harley Allen.

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