Blake Shelton songs are among the most-played of the last decade at country radio. The singer-songwriter has consistently offered up a diverse selection of songs that keep him current, re-inventing himself a little bit at a time as he goes along. From down-home songs that celebrate the simpler side of country life, to traditional heartbreak ballads, to more contemporary country radio fare, Shelton's best songs are a grab bag of different styles. The one thing that ties them all together is the consistent strength of his vocal performances, which set him well in front of most of his contemporaries in country music. Our list of the Top 10 Blake Shelton Songs brings together the very best from across his entire career. Shelton showed that he could keep up with changes in contemporary country radio with "Sure Be Cool If You Did," which features a modern production fused with some classic instrumentation. The song reached No.
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"I Lived It"
Of course, country fans have known for close to two decades just how talented the Oklahoma native is. The writers mastered the art of the double entendre throughout the song, and audiences fell for the song in short order, providing Shelton with his third number one song. This regret-filled mid-tempo song earned the singer a number one in The singer was on the verge of a major breakthrough with songs like this one. But what gets lost in all of his most recent success is how much of a student he is about the greats in country music, with tweets over the years praising the works of Earl Thomas Conley , The Bellamy Brothers , and The Oak Ridge Boys.
And, Blake wails on this anthem to owning your roots, no matter what. And can we talk about plot twists? More gospel hymn than contemporary praise, it harkens to the small town church music Blake grew up singing.
Blake Shelton has more than two dozen No. From good-time country music to tender ballads and passionate odes to the country way of life, read on to see if you agree with our picks for the top Blake Shelton songs. Released as the second single from Shelton's Texoma Shore album in , the introspective ballad takes a look back at the early part of Shelton's life in his small Oklahoma hometown, listing all of the reasons he's grateful for those experiences and how they shaped who he is today. It couldn't be more of a present. It's a sweet love song that has outlasted the relationship it celebrated. Both George Jones and Kenny Rogers released this one before the singer got his hands on it in and released it as the final single from his debut self-titled album in Much like the color of the trusty dog in the song, this track lit a red-hot fire under Blake Shelton's career and funneled the singer into the less hairy version we know today. Raise your hand if you still cry every time you hear "The Baby. He didn't -- Dorothy is alive and well -- but you'd never know it. The No.