There is no better way to start off your week than with some of hot country music. CMT.com is the best place to watch brand new music videos from your favorite country artists like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Pistol Annies[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jason Aldean[/lastfm] & more. Check out CMT.com’s High 5 Videos for the week right now, which one do you think takes #1?
5. Kenny Chesney & Grace Potter “You And Tequila”
You may not know who [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Grace Potter[/lastfm] is but after watching this video with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kenny Chesney[/lastfm], you can’t help but fall in love. She fronts a talented rock band called [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Grace Potter & The Nocturnals[/lastfm] but fits so well with Kenny’s voice, you almost think she’s country.
In a boy-meet-girl, love/hate relationship song, both Chesney and Potter sing about their love of each other and tequila, citing that both are still poisonous and damaging.
“Thirty days and thirty nights / Been puttin’ up a real good fight / And there were times I thought you’d win / It’s so easy to forget / The bitter taste the mornin’ left / Swore I wouldn’t go back there again”
4. Ronnie Dunn “Cost Of Livin’ “
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ronnie Dunn[/lastfm]’s second single from his debut album, “Cost Of Livin‘”, provides a message we can all relate to in a time of major unemployment. From the opening frame of the song to the last heart-wrenching second of the end, this video shows the difficulty and life-altering moments when you lose your job and you’re stuck deciding between feeding yourself or your children.
“Took the shoes off of my children’s feet / The food out of their mouths / Yesterday my folks offered to help / But they’re barely getting by themselves”
3. Pistol Annies “Hell On Heels”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Miranda Lambert[/lastfm]’s new group [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Pistol Annies[/lastfm], complete with help from friends [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ashley Monroe[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Angaleena Presley[/lastfm], is the ultimate girl-power country group to date. Their debut single “Hell On Heels” can easily be the anthem for every independent, country lovin’ woman.
Get a peak into the lives of Lonestar Annie, Hippie Annie and Holler Annie by watching the new video full of live concert coverage and home movies from the road.
Their debut album Hell On Heels comes out August 23.
“I’m hell on heels / Say what you will / I’ve done made the devil a deal”
2. Jason Aldean “Dirt Road Anthem”
This summer has been full of anthems that make you want to roll down your windows, blast good country music and let the wind fill your lungs. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jason Aldean[/lastfm] is no exception with his own ‘anthem’… “Dirt Road Anthem“. Showing off his talents in both normal soulful country and a new, more intriguing ‘country rap’, the tune is impossible to forget and perfect for summer.
“I sit back and think about them good ole days / The way we were raised, and our southern ways / And we like cornbread, and biscuits / And if it’s broke round here we fix it / I can take ya’ll where ya need to go / Down to my hood, back in them woods”
1. Brad Paisley ft. Carrie Underwood “Remind Me”
What better way to assure a major country hit than featuring two of the biggest names in country music on one song. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Brad Paisley[/lastfm]’s third single from his “This Is Country Music” album features the smooth vocal stylings of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Carrie Underwood[/lastfm].
The song speaks of that moment in a relationship when things start to turn just a little bit stale and you’re left just reminiscing on how things were in the past. “Remind Me” is the perfect song to remind ourselves how beautiful relationships are and the nurture those moments that can impact you for life.
“Do you remember the way it felt / You mean back when we couldn’t control ourselves / Remind me, remind me”