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Readers’ Poll: 10 Best Country Songs of 2014

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Carrie Underwood performs "Something in the Water" at the ACC Awards. Rolling Stone Country readers voted the song Number One of the top 10 country songs of 2014.

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Some of you agreed with Rolling Stone Country's picks for the top songs of 2014, while others' colorful language in response to our choices could land them on Santa's naughty list. So, we conducted a social media poll to get your votes on the best country songs of the year, and the result was a lot of love for Carrie UnderwoodLuke Bryan and Eric Church. Here are our readers' picks for the best of the best in 2014's new country music.

Keith Urban

Keith Urban, “Somewhere in My Car”

Just before this became Urban's fourth single from Fuse, he was being hauled off in a "Cop Car," so you can't really blame him for imagining he's engaged in a heavy (shirtless) liplock with someone special in his own vehicle this time out. Based on the screamin' guitar throughout, this must have happened sometime in the Eighties, but the image of that fogged-up glass and the regret heard in his voice are pretty timeless.

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water”

Underwood's latest single grabbed the Number One spot on this list with almost three times as many votes as Keith Urban's second-place "Somewhere in My Car." The soaring "Something in the Water" was the perfect choice for the newly recorded lead single on her Greatest Hits: Decade #1 record, because it fuses the Underwood we first met — spiritual lyrics and that dynamite belt — with the Underwood who's become one of country's biggest forces. Set to sophisticated, modern production, the track spans every note of her register and serves as a bookend to a the first leg of her career that began with "Jesus, Take the Wheel," and shows that, after all these years, she's still just as faithful as ever. It's why her fans are true believers too.