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List Rules Vote up your favorite top male country singers! No girls allowed!

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?

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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753 285
George Strait is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
George Strait Country

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2
662 266
Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Johnny Cash Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana

3
490 199
George Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
George Jones Country

4
516 194
Merle Haggard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Merle Haggard Outlaw country, Bakersfield sound, Country

5
411 187
Hank Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Hank Williams Outlaw country, Western music, Folk music

6
519 204
Alan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Alan Jackson Country, Neotraditional country

7
550 257
Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Garth Brooks Country pop, Rock music, Country rock

8
446 213
Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Willie Nelson Outlaw country, Americana, Traditional pop music

9
388 157
Conway Twitty is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Conway Twitty Rock and roll, Country

10
466 181
Waylon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Waylon Jennings Outlaw country, Country rock, Progressive country

11
361 171
Randy Travis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Randy Travis Gospel music, Country, Neotraditional country

12
351 216
Tim McGraw is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Tim McGraw Country, Southern rock

13
237 156
Glen Campbell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Glen Campbell Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

14
327 201
Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Toby Keith Country

15
262 192
Dwight Yoakam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Dwight Yoakam Rockabilly, Country rock, Country

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16
279 156
Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kenny Rogers Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

17
280 168
Vince Gill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Vince Gill Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Bluegrass

18
206 148
Ronnie Milsap is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ronnie Milsap Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Nashville sound

19
298 98
Brooks & Dunn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Brooks & Dunn Country

20
242 127
Charley Pride is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Charley Pride Country

21
304 182
Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Brad Paisley Americana, Rock music, Country rock

22
265 193
Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kenny Chesney Country

23
230 121
Marty Robbins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Marty Robbins Pop music, Rockabilly, Rock and roll

24
218 123
Keith Whitley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Keith Whitley Country

25
287 143
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

26
275 83
Alabama is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Alabama Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

27
165 116
Buck Owens is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Buck Owens Bakersfield sound, Country

28
271 158
Hank Williams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Hank Williams, Jr. Outlaw country, Country rock, Country

29
313 240
Blake Shelton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Blake Shelton Country

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30
180 134
John Denver is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
John Denver Western music, Pop music, Traditional music

31
238 127
Travis Tritt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Travis Tritt Country

32
132 114
Charlie Rich is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Charlie Rich Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Pop music

33
176 130
Clint Black is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Clint Black Country

34
177 147
Trace Adkins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Trace Adkins Blues-rock, Country rock, Country

35
169 85
Jim Reeves is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Jim Reeves Nashville sound, Country

36
229 184
Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Keith Urban Country pop, Contemporary Country, Country rock

37
210 59
Don Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Megan H added Don Williams Pop music, Country rock, Country

38
134 64
Ray Price is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ray Price Traditional pop music, Country, Western swing

39
155 112
Josh Turner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Josh Turner Bluegrass, Country

40
135 60
Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Roy Orbison Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

41
142 105
Tracy Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Tracy Lawrence Country

42
126 115
John Michael Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time

43
127 110
John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
John Anderson Country

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44
167 137
Eric Church is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Eric Church Outlaw country, Country rock, Country

45
108 65
Mel Tillis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Mel Tillis Outlaw country, Country

46
117 99
Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Roger Miller Indie rock, Post-punk

47
92 78
Roy Clark is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Roy Clark Country

48
138 90
Kris Kristofferson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kris Kristofferson Outlaw country, Rock music, Folk music

49
97 78
Ricky Skaggs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ricky Skaggs Folk music, Bluegrass, Gospel music

50
101 66
Lefty Frizzell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Lefty Frizzell Country