By Bobby Ross Jr. 

Just for fun, here are my Top 10 favorite new country songs of 2016.

A word of warning: My iMusic playlist includes much more classic country than new country. In recent years, I find I don’t recognize half the singers on the CMA and ACM awards — and I don’t understand the appeal of some of the ones I do.

Still, there’s a 99.5 percent chance I’m missing awesome songs that belong on this list. Fellow country fans, please feel free to tell me what those songs are.

As for non-fans of God’s favorite genre of music, you have my sympathy.

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10. “From the Ground Up,” Dan + Shay.

9. “Peter Pan,” Kelsea Ballerini.

8. “Love Triangle,” RaeLynn.

7. “Forever Country,” superstars then and now.

6. “Nobody to Blame,” Chris Stapleton.

5. “Today,” Brad Paisley.

4. “My Church,” Maren Morris.

3. “Better Man,” Little Big Town.

2. “You Should Be Here,” Cole Swindell.

1. “Blue Ain’t Your Color,” Keith Urban.

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