Morgan Wallen, Luke Combs & More: Top Country Artists Of 2023 Revealed

By Kelly Fisher

December 7, 2023

Photo: Getty Images

Morgan Wallen, Luke Combs and Jason Aldean are among the Top Country Artists of 2023.

Nearing the end of the year, iHeartRadio revealed the lists of most played artists, songs and podcasts of 2023. iHeartRewind breaks down which artists and songs were most popular among listeners, tallied by total audience spins (TAS) and streams across nationwide iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app. iHeartRewind also breaks down findings by genre, by generation and by season (iHeartRadio users should also keep an eye out for their personalized iHeartRewind for 2023).

Some country stars appear in the genre-blending list of Top Overall Artists of 2023, which crows Taylor Swift No. 1 with more than 2.8 billion TAS. Wallen ranks No. 3 on that list (2.1+ billion), followed by Combs at No. 6 (1.85+ billion). Others appearing on the Top Overall Artists of 2023 list include Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran and Post Malone. Wallen’s “Last Night” also appears on the list of Top Overall Songs of 2023, ranking No. 7 on that list.

These are the Top Country Artists of 2023:

  1. Morgan Wallen
  2. Luke Combs
  3. Jason Aldean
  4. Luke Bryan
  5. Jordan Davis

These are the Top Country Songs of 2023

  1. “Rock And A Hard Place,” by Bailey Zimmerman
  2. “Thought You Should Know,” by Morgan Wallen
  3. “Last Night,” by Morgan Wallen
  4. “Dancin’ In The Country,” by Tyler Hubbard
  5. “Thank God,” by Kane Brown and Katelyn Brown

The Top Country Song in Winter was Wallen’s “Thought You Should Know, while the Top Country Artist in winter was Combs. In Spring, the Top Country Song was Hubbard’s “Dancin’ In The Country,” and the Top Country Artist that season was Wallen. The Top Country Song of the Summer was “Need A Favor,” by Jelly Roll, and the Top Country Artist of the Summer was Combs. The Top Country Song in Fall was “Thinkin’ Bout Me,” by Wallen, who was also the Top Country Artist that season. Find more info about iHeartRewind here.

Interested in learning more about the songs and artists that people just couldn’t get enough of across the U.S. this year? Check out iHeartRewind’s full lists to find out who made the top list in each genre. Plus, registered iHeartRadio users should keep an eye out for their own personalized iHeartRewind, which will be arriving right to their inbox! See unique insights like your top artist, your first thumbed-up song of the year, and a music festival you need to attend in 2024. Plus, we are sharing what made your neighborhood move by highlighting the top artists, songs and more in your home state. Check out the soundtrack to your neighborhood with our Neighborhood Rewind, presented by State Farm, at

Morgan WallenLuke CombsJason Aldean
Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.


© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.