The top country songs of May 2019 include a future Hall of Famer, a rising star and a country music newcomer, plus a 20-year-old rapper from Atlanta that people have very mixed opinions about.

"Old Town Road" debuts on this month's list of the best songs in country music right now, but Lil Nas X and company sit behind four more universally agreeable country songs. Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton and ToC RISER Morgan Wallen all rule in May. What song do you think should be No. 1?

Elsewhere on the list, find new country music from Luke Bryan and Brantley Gilbert, plus rising hit songs from Runaway June, Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris. George Strait also continues his climb up the charts. If the King hits No. 1, he'd among the oldest to do it ever!

The list of Top 40 Country Songs of May 2019 is compiled from Billboard chart data and sales figures, in addition to staff opinion and reader feedback.

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Top 40 Country Songs for May 2019:

40. Jimmie Allen, “Make Me Want To”The Newest ToC RISER!
39. Tim McGraw, “Thought About You”
38. Rascal Flatts, “Back to Life”
37. Morgan Evans, “Day Drunk”
36. Brothers Osborne, “I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)”
35. Russell Dickerson, “Every Little Thing”
34. Chris Janson, “Good Vibes”
33. Justin Moore, “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home”
32. Tenille Townes, “Somebody’s Daughter”
31. Midland, “Mr. Lonely”
30. Jason Aldean, “Rearview Town”
29. Rodney Atkins (Feat. The Fisk Jubilee Singers), “Caught Up in the Country” — NEW ALBUM MAY 10!
28. Florida Georgia Line, “Talk You Out of It”
27. Dierks Bentley, “Living”
26. Cole Swindell, “Love You Too Late”
25. Hardy, “Rednecker”
24. Carly Pearce, “Closer to You”
23. George Strait, “Every Little Honky Tonk Bar”
22. Runaway June, “Buy My Own Drinks”
21. Eric Church, “Some of It”
20. Brett Eldredge, “Love Someone”
19. Kacey Musgraves, “Rainbow”
18. Chris Young, “Raised on Country”
17. Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell, “What Happens in a Small Town”
16. Maren Morris, “Girl”
15. Chase Rice, “Eyes on You”
14. Jon Pardi, “Night Shift”
13. Old Dominion, “Make It Sweet”
12. Cody Johnson, “On My Way to You”
11. Luke Combs, “Beautiful Crazy”
10. Eli Young Band, “Love Ain’t”
9. Luke Bryan, “Knockin’ Boots”
8. Lee Brice, “Rumor”
7. Dan + Shay, “All To Myself” — BIGGEST JUMP, UP 19 SPOTS!
6. Kelsea Ballerini, “Miss Me More”
5. Lil Nas X, “Old Town Road”
4. Kane Brown, “Good as You”
3. Thomas Rhett, “Look What God Gave Her” — NEW ALBUM COMING MAY 31!
2. Blake Shelton, “God’s Country” — HIGHEST DEBUT!
1. Morgan Wallen, “Whiskey Glasses” — 2018 ToC RISER! 

Did Your Favorite Country Song Make Our Top 40 Country Songs List for May 2019?

What would you add to our list of the Top 40 country songs for May 2019? Share your opinions on this list — as well as the songs that deserve to be included, but weren’t — in the comments section below.

Watch Jimmie Allen's Live Performance of "Make Me Want To"