10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week: Sugarland, Dan + Shay

Sugarland's collaboration with Taylor Swift, Dan + Shay's wistful "Tequila," Muscadine Bloodline's hopeful "Movin' On" and more songs to hear now

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Devin Dawson, "Asking for a Friend"

Relative newcomer Devin Dawson has already made waves on country radio with "All on Me," a Gold single from his debut album Dark Horse. Now he'll attempt to top the charts with latest single "Asking for a Friend," a clever song about rekindling an old flame with a three-act narrative told mostly in questions. The tune features subtle, muted verse arrangements before giving way to cathartic choruses, the build-up mirroring the slow reveal of information throughout its lyrics. Dawson wrote "Asking for a Friend" with Connie Harrington and Brett Beavers. B.M.

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