No matter how famous they get, Country musicians know how to celebrate their moms. Whether you’re a Country-loving family or just looking for a special way to tell mom how much you appreciate her, there are plenty of songs to make a great playlist for her.
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If you want to start Mother’s Day off with some music, here are ten great Country songs to get your playlist started.
Bye Mom - Chris Janson
An emotional tribute to mothers and mother-figures everywhere, this song recognizes all the things they do that are often taken for granted.
Meanwhile Back at Mama’s - Tim McGraw
For many, there's no where more safe, familiar and loving than Mom's house and this song highlights it being an escape when things get a little crazy.
Like My Mother Does - Lauren Alaina
“She taught me how to smile/when things get rough. I’ve got her spirit/she’s always got my back” Alaina sings in the ode to her mom. The song serves as a wonderful tribute to her mother and knowing she’ll always have her back regardless of the situation.
Mother - Sugarland
Sugarland addresses the numerous aspects of a mother’s love in this song from their 2018 album Bigger. From unconditional love, to offering hope, to teaching life lessons, the work of a mom is fully captured in this song.
Mama’s Song - Carrie Underwood
All about marking the day she'll start her own family on her wedding day, Carrie Underwood tributes her mother by thanking her for teaching her right vs. wrong and everything in between with this emotional tune with the music video featuring footage from her actual wedding day.
Mom - Garth Brooks
Originally written by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler, Brooks covered the song and included it on his 2014 album Man Against Machine. With lyrics like “You’ll never have a better friend or a warmer touch to tuck you in,” the song serves as a beautiful way to honor mom.
Mother - Kacey Musgraves
The song is only one minute and sixteen seconds long, but it’s packed with emotion. An ode to moms and all that came before them, it perfectly encapsulates the relationship mothers share with their children.
In My Daughter’s Eyes - Martina McBride
McBride wrote this song from a different perspective compared to others on this list. It serves as a challenge to herself to be the best person she can be for her daughter. A reminder that your children are always looking up to you.
She’s Somebody’s Hero - Jamie O’Neal
You don’t need to change the world to be a hero to someone. “She’s never pulled anybody from a burning building. She’s never rocked Central Park to half a million,” O’Neal sings in this beautiful song paying tribute to all mothers as heroes.