Thomas Rhett Name Drops Iconic Songs In New Single, ‘What’s Your Country Song’

Thomas Rhett is giving fans a taste of what’s to come on his fifth studio album with the upcoming release…


Lauren Jo Black

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November 6, 2020

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Thomas Rhett is giving fans a taste of what’s to come on his fifth studio album with the upcoming release of his brand new single, “What’s Your Country Song.”

The song finds Rhett name-dropping several iconic country songs such as Alabama’s “Dixieland Delight,” George Strait’s “All My Ex’s Live In Texas,” Garth Brooks’ “Friends In Low Places,” “That Ain’t My Truck,” by his father, Rhett Akins, and so many more.

Written by Thomas Rhett alongside Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley and Parker Welling, “What’s Your Country Song” will be released on Wednesday, November 11.

“We wrote this song on the road last year in Dallas, Texas,” Rhett shared in a statement. “It’s really about how I was noticing that no matter where you live or where you’re from, everyone has a little bit of country inside their bones.”


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Figured I’d play y’all a new one. Can’t wait to get back on the road and play a real show🤟

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The superstar previously teased the tune on social media with an acoustic performance in April. Since then, the video has raked in over one million views on Instagram alone.

Thomas Rhett will appear on Good Morning America on Wednesday, Nov. 11 ahead of his CMA performance of “Be A Light” feat. Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott and Chris Tomlin. Fans can tune in to The 54th Annual CMA Awards, airing live from Nashville’s Music City Center Wednesday, Nov. 11 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.