Singers The Best Male Country Singers of All Time  

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Americans have always had a soft spot for country music, and in fact many of the best male country singers of all time are household names. For example, who doesn’t know the names Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash, or Blake Shelton? But who is your favorite top male country singer? These country artists are making some of the best country songs of 2018

If you enjoy listening to top bluegrass songs, then you definitely need to check out the works of Vince Gill and Ricky Skaggs. But if you want more pop in your country music, you’ll want to give Eddie Rabbitt or newer Tim McGraw songs a listen.

As you can see, there are many different types of country songs by male singers that cater to a variety of tastes. Whether you prefer the classics by Johnny Cash or more contemporary tracks by Blake Shelton, you’re sure to find a top country song by a male performer to listen to in the car or at home.

Which top male country artist is your favorite? Vote up the ones you like or add one you think is missing! This is your chance to share your love for the best male country singers with others!

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Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Johnny Cash American V: A Hundred Highways, American IV: The Man Comes Around, At Folsom Prison

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George Strait is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
George Strait Pure Country, The Road Less Traveled, Merry Christmas Strait to You

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Hank Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Hank Williams Cold, Cold Heart, Beyond the Sunset

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George Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
George Jones Essential George Jones: The Spirit of Country, Let's Build A World Together, A Picture of Me (Without You)

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Merle Haggard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Merle Haggard A Country Christmas With Merle Haggard, I'm a Lonesome Fugitive / Mama Tried, Last of the Breed

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Alan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Alan Jackson Let It Be Christmas, Honky Tonk Christmas, Thirty Miles West

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Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Willie Nelson Heroes, Pretty Paper, Countryman

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Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Garth Brooks Songs from Call Me Claus, Garth Brooks & The Magic of Christmas, Beyond the Season

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Randy Travis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Randy Travis An Old Time Christmas, Worship & Faith, Heroes & Friends

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Conway Twitty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Conway Twitty Hello Darlin', Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man

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Waylon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Waylon Jennings Dreaming My Dreams, A Man Called Hoss, Good Hearted Woman

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Tim McGraw is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Tim McGraw Live Like You Were Dying, Two Lanes of Freedom, Please Remember Me

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Glen Campbell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Glen Campbell That Christmas Feeling, A Glen Campbell Christmas, Home for the Holidays

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Dwight Yoakam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Dwight Yoakam Buenas Noches From a Lonely Room, 3 Pears, Come On Christmas

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Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Toby Keith Christmas to Christmas, How Do You Like Me Now?!, Clancy's Tavern

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Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kenny Rogers Christmas, Once Upon a Christmas, Christmas in America

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Vince Gill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Vince Gill I Still Believe In You, Let There Be Peace on Earth, Breath of Heaven: A Christmas Collection

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Ronnie Milsap is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ronnie Milsap Christmas With Ronnie Milsap, It Was Almost Like a Song, There's No Gettin' Over Me

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Keith Whitley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Keith Whitley Kentucky Bluebird, Don't Close Your Eyes, L.A. to Miami

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Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Brad Paisley Wheelhouse, Brad Paisley Christmas, I'm Gonna Miss Her

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Marty Robbins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Marty Robbins A Christmas Remembered, Christmas With Marty Robbins, Marty! (disc 2)

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Blake Shelton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Blake Shelton Red River Blue, Based on a True Story..., Blake Shelton

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Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kenny Chesney Welcome to the Fishbowl, No Shoes, No Shirt

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John Denver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
John Denver Rocky Mountain Christmas, Christmas Like a Lullaby, A Christmas Together

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Charley Pride is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Charley Pride There's a Little Bit of Hank in Me, Christmas in My Home Town, Best of the Best: Inducted into the Hall of Fame 2000

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Hank Williams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Hank Williams, Jr. Old School New Rules, Three Hanks: Men With Broken Hearts, That's How They Do It in Dixie: The Essential Collection

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Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock, The Sun Sessions, From Nashville to Memphis: The Essential '60s Masters

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Buck Owens is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Buck Owens The Buck Owens Collection (1959-1990), Christmas With Buck Owens and His Buckaroos, I Don't Care

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Trace Adkins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Trace Adkins Honky Tonk Badonkadonk, Love Will..., Comin' on Strong

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Brooks & Dunn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Brooks & Dunn It Won't Be Christmas Without You, Hillbilly Deluxe, Red Dirt Road

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Charlie Rich is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Charlie Rich Set Me Free, Behind Closed Doors, Fully Realized

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Travis Tritt is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Travis Tritt A Travis Tritt Christmas: A Loving Time of Year, T-R-O-U-B-L-E, Country Club

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Clint Black is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Clint Black Looking for Christmas, Christmas With You, Put Yourself in My Shoes

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Alabama is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Alabama Christmas Vol. II, Alabama Christmas, Feels So Right

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Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Keith Urban Be Here, Get Closer, Love

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John Michael Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
John Michael Montgomery Kickin' It Up, Life's a Dance, John Michael Montgomery

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Jim Reeves is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Jim Reeves Welcome to My World, Whispering Hope, 18 Very Special Love Songs

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Eric Church is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Eric Church Carolina, Caught in the Act, Sinners Like Me

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John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
John Anderson Seminole Wind, Paradise, Country 'til I Die

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Luke Bryan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Luke Bryan I’ll Stay Me, Tailgates & Tanlines, Doin' My Thing

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Josh Turner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Josh Turner Long Black Train, Punching Bag, Long Black Train

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Ronnie Dunn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ronnie Dunn Ronnie Dunn, Grown Damn Man, Bleed Red

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Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Roger Miller Elemental Guitar

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Tracy Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Tracy Lawrence Sticks and Stones, I See It Now, Alibis

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Kris Kristofferson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kris Kristofferson Kristofferson, Full Moon, A Star Is Born

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Don Williams is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Megan H added Don Williams This Is Country, 36 All-Time Greatest Hits, New Moves/Traces

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Dierks Bentley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Dierks Bentley Long Trip Alone, Modern Day Drifter, Up on the Ridge

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Roy Clark is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Roy Clark Plays All Time Favorites & Greatest Hits, A Pair of Fives (Banjos, That Is)

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Ricky Skaggs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ricky Skaggs Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947, Bluegrass Rules!, Ancient Tones

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Eddie Rabbitt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Eddie Rabbitt Horizon, Ten Years Of Greatest Hits, Beatin' the Odds