The number one Billboard song of the year did not hit number one!  Lee Brice made history with the longest charting song in Country Music history in September of 2010.

The song "Love Like Crazy" took 55 weeks to reach it's peak position of Number 3.  If you look at the charts you notice that most top ten songs take an average of about 15 weeks to get there, if the song is going to become a hit.  The last time a song dominated the charts that long was in 1948 with Eddy Arnold's "Bouquet of Roses."  Eddy's classic spent 54 active weeks on the Billboard Country charts.

According to Billboard, which ranks songs by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, the song peaked at number 3.  However, because of it's slow climb up the charts, the song ranks as the most played song of the year.  A good example of how a turtle of a tune beat the superstar rabbits with the old saying "slow and steady wins the race!"

1. Love Like Crazy- Lee Brice

2. Rain Is A Good Thing- Luke Bryan

3. Why Don't We Just Dance- Josh Turner

4. All Over Me- Josh Turner

5. The Man I Want To Be- Chris Young

6. Roll With It- Easton Corbin

7. Gimmie That Girl- Joe Nichols

8. All About Tonight- Blake Shelton

9. Come Back Song- Darius Rucker

10. She Won't Be Lonely Long- Clay Walker

11. The House That Built Me- Miranda Lambert

12. American Honey- Lady Antebellum

13. 'Til Summer Comes Around- Keith Urban

14. Highway 20 Ride- Zac Brown Band

15. Keep On Lovin' You- Steel Magnolia

16. Crazy Town- Jason Aldean

17. Our Kind Of Love- Lady Antebellum

18. Water- Brad Paisley

19. A Little More Country Than That- Easton Corbin

20. Farmer's Daughter- Rodney Atkins

21. I'm In-Keith Urban

22. Lover, Lover- Jerrod Niemann

23. Little White Church- Little Big Town

24. History In The Making- Darius Rucker

25. Temporary Home- Carrie Underwood

26. That's How Country Boys Roll- Billy Currington

27. Smile- Uncle Cracker

28. Pretty Good At Drinking Beer- Billy Currington

29. Undo It- Carrie Underwood

30. Stuck Like Glue- Sugarland

31. Hillbilly Bone- Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins

32. The Truth-Jason Aldean

33. Ain't Back Yet- Kenny Chesney

34. American Saturday Night- Brad Paisley

35. The Boys Of Fall- Kenny Chesney

36. Free- Zac Brown

37. If I Die Young- The Band Perry

38. Mine- Taylor Swift

39. Unstoppable- Rascal Flatts

40. I Gotta Get To You- George Strait

41. Backwoods- Justin Moore

42. Consider Me Gone- Reba McEntire

43. Southern Voice- Tim McGraw

44. I Wanna Make You Close Your Eyes- Dierks Bentley

45. White Liar-Miranda Lambert

46. As She's Walking Away- Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson

47. Why Wait- Rascal Flatts

48. Need You Now- Lady Antebellum

49. This Ain't Nothin'-Craig Morgan

50. The Breath You Take- George Strait

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