Here are six country super hits that could have been recorded by someone else. They always say things happen for a reason and these country situations I would say this is true.

Did you know that Dierks Bentley was originally supposed to have cut "Drink A Beer."  Dierks passed on it and Luke Bryan recorded it. He was able to make the song a tribute to his brother and sister who had passed away. The song has also sold over 1 million copies.

Another country mega hit "Jesus Take The Wheel" was actually supposed to have been recorded by Sara Evans. I can see Sarah doing the song and doing a great job of it, but that is the song that put Carrie Underwood on the map.

Speaking of Carrie Underwood, she passed up "American Honey." We all know that song became a hit for Lady Antebellum.

Celine Dion, who had the mega hit for the movie "Titanic," passed on another movie anthem. The song "There You'll Be" for the movie "Pearl Harbor," ended up being done by Faith Hill.

I don't think we could image anyone but this man doing this next song. "Friends In Low" Places" was actually released by both Garth Brooks and Mark Chesnutt. We all know how that turned out. This was also one of those songs that helped put Garth on the map.

I know I only said six but here are two bonus songs. "Chicken Fried"

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by the Zach Brown Band was passed up by Alan Jackson and "Strawberry Wine" was passed up by Trisha Yearwood.


"The House That Built Me," a song that won Miranda Lambert a grammy was originally given to her husband Blake Shelton. When Blake realized how much she loved the song, he gave it to her.