Country Music 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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2,333 925
Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
American V: A Hundred Highways, American IV: The Man Comes Around, At Folsom Prison

2
2,622 1,002
George Strait is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Pure Country, The Road Less Traveled, Merry Christmas Strait to You

3
1,625 711
Hank Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Cold, Cold Heart, Beyond the Sunset

4
1,669 745
George Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Essential George Jones: The Spirit of Country, Let's Build A World Together, A Picture of Me (Without You)

5
1,715 634
Merle Haggard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
A Country Christmas With Merle Haggard, I'm a Lonesome Fugitive / Mama Tried, Last of the Breed

6
1,636 779
Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Heroes, Pretty Paper, Countryman

7
1,844 677
Alan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Let It Be Christmas, Honky Tonk Christmas, Thirty Miles West

8
1,213 581
Randy Travis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
An Old Time Christmas, Worship & Faith, Heroes & Friends

9
1,440 459
Waylon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Dreaming My Dreams, A Man Called Hoss, Good Hearted Woman

10
1,858 901
Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Songs from Call Me Claus, Garth Brooks & The Magic of Christmas, Beyond the Season

11
1,246 531
Conway Twitty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Hello Darlin', Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man

12
1,091 776
Tim McGraw is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Live Like You Were Dying, Two Lanes of Freedom, Please Remember Me

13
832 578
Glen Campbell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
That Christmas Feeling, A Glen Campbell Christmas, Home for the Holidays

14
976 482
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Jailhouse Rock, The Sun Sessions, From Nashville to Memphis: The Essential '60s Masters

15
850 647
Dwight Yoakam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Buenas Noches From a Lonely Room, 3 Pears, Come On Christmas

16
939 522
Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Christmas, Once Upon a Christmas, Christmas in America

17
952 536
Vince Gill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
I Still Believe In You, Let There Be Peace on Earth, Breath of Heaven: A Christmas Collection

18
1,019 678
Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Christmas to Christmas, How Do You Like Me Now?!, Clancy's Tavern

19
820 397
Charley Pride is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
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

20
933 421
Hank Williams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Old School New Rules, Three Hanks: Men With Broken Hearts, That's How They Do It in Dixie: The Essential Collection

21
646 494
Ronnie Milsap is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Christmas With Ronnie Milsap, It Was Almost Like a Song, There's No Gettin' Over Me

22
809 395
Marty Robbins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
A Christmas Remembered, Christmas With Marty Robbins, Marty! (disc 2)

23
770 453
Keith Whitley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kentucky Bluebird, Don't Close Your Eyes, L.A. to Miami

24
931 630
Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Wheelhouse, Brad Paisley Christmas, I'm Gonna Miss Her

25
747 371
Travis Tritt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
A Travis Tritt Christmas: A Loving Time of Year, T-R-O-U-B-L-E, Country Club