Top 10 Kenny Chesney Songs

Kenny Chesney Songs

Our Top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list looks at one of the most successful country music crossover artists of all time in the country music and pop music worlds. Hailing from the city of Knoxville, Tennessee, Kenny Chesney has celebrated an amazing career as a performer and singer songwriter. Hands down. he is one of the most loved country music artists to have ever graced the concert stage. Kenny Chesney arrived on the scene in 1994 with the release of his first album entitled  My Wildest Dreams. From that point on, Kenny Chesney would released nineteen studio albums. His most recent studio album as of this writing was released in 2020 entitled Here and Now.

During his career, Kenny Chesney has also released seventy singles. He has also celebrated over thirty number one singles which is just unbelievable to have that many number ones. Kenny Chesney is more of a traditional country artist like a Montgomery Gentry or a George Strait as compared to some of the harder rocking country artists like Billy Currington or Brantley Gilbert.  Still, because his songs are just so well written in such universal fashion and recorded so well, he has become such a huge crossover artist like a Jason Aldean or a group like the Dixie Chicks. In fact, he’s pretty much the one that led the way in crossing over into the pop world without losing his country roots. Our Top 10 Kenny Chesney songs attempts to pick out ten of our favorites among the hundreds of gems this legendary artist has released.

# 10 – Setting the World on Fire (with Pink)

We open up our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list with the wonderfully produced single entitled “Setting the World on Fire.” The song also features pop singer Pink. This is an amazing duet between these two legends. It’s a perfect way to open up this Tim Mcgraw article in showing the dynamic of how modern day country music has such crossover appeal into the pop and rock worlds.

The song “Setting the World on Fire,” was released on the album entitled Cosmic Hallelujah. That definitely does not sound like the title of a country album. It was the second single released from the album. The album was released in 2016.  The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. Hey, why not start out this list with a number one, Kenny Chesney had so many of them. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts also reaching number one. The song was a crossover hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty nine. Kenny did it again in Canada where the song also hit number one on the Canadian Country Music Charts. The song was composed by Ross Copperman, Matt Jenkins, and Josh Osborne.

# 9 – I’m Alive

Continuing with our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list we take a listen to the great song entitled “I’m Alive,” The breathtaking song also featured the great Dave Matthews on the track. The song was released on the album entitled Greatest Hits II.  The album was released in 2009. 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 six. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty two. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number six. The song was composed by Kenny Chesney, Dean Dillon and Mark Tamburino.

# 8 – Anything But Mine

As we continue taking a look at the best Kenny Chesney songs, in the number eight spot  we present the captivating song entitled “Anything But Mine.” There is a bit of a Bruce Springsteen feel on this one. The song was released on the album entitled When the Sun Goes Down. The album was released in 2004.It was the fifth single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song crossed over onto the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number forty eight. The song “Anything But Mine” was composed by Scooter Carusoe.

# 7 – Summertime

In the number seven position on our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list is the grooving song entitled “Summertime.” Every artist needs a good summertime song. The song was released on the album entitled The Road and the Radio. The album was released in 2005. It was the third single released from the album. 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 thirty four. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Craig Wiseman and Steve McEwan.

# 6 – Live a Little

Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list we present the song “Live a Little.”  The song was released on the album entitled Hemingway’s Whiskey. The album was released in 2010.  It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also 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 sixty one. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by David Lee Murphy and Shane Minor.

# 5 – She’s Got It All

When you’re composing a list of songs by an artist who has over thirty number one singles, it’s pretty tough to choose which ones to include. Well, one of the ways of choosing is to pick out some of the most important ones. At the halfway point on our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list is the song entitled “She’s Got It All.” This one was special because it stands as Kenny Chesney’s first number one record of his career. The song was issued on the album entitled I Will Stand. The album was released in 1997. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was also a number one hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts. “She’s Got It All,”was composed by Craig Wiseman and Drew Womack.

# 4 – Don’t Blink

At the number four spot on our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list we present the song entitled “Don’t Blink.” A beautiful song about enjoying every moment in life because it all goes by so fast. “Don’t Blink” was released on the album entitled Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates. The album was released in 2007. It was the first single released from the album. 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 twenty nine. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Casey Beathard and Chris Wallin.

# 3 –  Somewhere With You

Moving along on our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list we present the mesmerizing song entitled “Somewhere with You.” The song was released on the album entitled Hemingway’s Whiskey. The album was released in 2010. 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. The song also 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 one. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Shane McAnally and J. T. Harding.

# 2 – The Boys of Fall

Just of the top spot on our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list we celebrate the song entitled “The Boys of Fall”  The song was released on the album entitled Hemingway’s Whiskey. The album was released in 2010.  It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also 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 eighteen. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Casey Beathard and Dave Turnbull.

# 1 – There Goes My Life

We wrap up our top 10 Kenny Chesney songs list with the ravishing song entitled “There Goes My Life.”  The song was released on the album entitled When the Sun Goes Down. The album was released in 2003. “There Goes My Life.” was the first single released from the album. The sensational stunning song was a monster hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one and staying in that spot for almost two months. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty nine. The song was composed by Wendell Mobley and Neil Thrasher. What a song!

 

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