February 12th is Global Movie Day, and we have compiled a list of six country songs featured in movies for you to enjoy.
1. “Keep Your Eyes on Me” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill from The Shack
This 2017 film about faith won GMA Dove Award for Inspirational Film of the Year the same year, and “Keep Your Eyes on Me” hit the No. 1 spot on the Billboard US Christian Hits chart.
2. “I Did With You” by Lady A from The Best of Me
The Best of Me is a romantic drama based on Nicolas Sparks’ novel of the same name. “I Did With You” was the movie’s first promotional single and it made it to the No.4 spot on the Billboard US Top Soundtracks chart in 2014.
3. “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton from 9 to 5
One of Parton’s most iconic songs, “9 to 5” is a perfect addition to this film about working life. Parton won two Grammy awards in 1982 (Best Country Song and Best Female Country Vocal Performance) for her contribution to this 1980 comedy.
4. “How Do I Live” by Trish Yearwood from Con Air
Although LeAnn Rimes sang this track first, Yearwood’s version of “How Do I Live” was used in the 1997 thriller Con Air that starred Nicolas Cage. It hit No. 2 on the Hot Country Songs chart, and both artists were nominated for Best Female Country Vocal Performance Grammy awards for their respective renditions of “How Do I Live.”
5. “Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts from Hannah Montana: The Movie
Rascal Flatts’ “Bless the Broken Road” went to the No.1 spot on the country Billboard in 2005 and received a Grammy for Best Country Song in 2006.
6. “Coal Miner’s Daughter” by Loretta Lynn from Coal Miner’s Daughter
The song “Coal Miner’s Daughter” was released on the 1970 album of the same name and was the number one country single in the United States and Canada that year. This hit served as inspiration for the 1980 biographical movie about Lynn’s life.
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