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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1
2,229 859
George Strait is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Pure Country, The Road Less Traveled, Merry Christmas Strait to You

2
1,956 771
Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 2 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

3
1,367 579
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
1,422 620
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
1,478 562
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
1,587 569
Alan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Let It Be Christmas, Honky Tonk Christmas, Thirty Miles West

7
1,574 790
Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 7 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

8
1,377 676
Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Heroes, Pretty Paper, Countryman

9
1,012 491
Randy Travis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
An Old Time Christmas, Worship & Faith, Heroes & Friends

10
1,213 405
Waylon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Dreaming My Dreams, A Man Called Hoss, Good Hearted Woman

11
1,065 451
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
939 652
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
711 491
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
715 561
Dwight Yoakam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Buenas Noches From a Lonely Room, 3 Pears, Come On Christmas

15
815 460
Vince Gill is listed (or ranked) 15 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

16
791 451
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
872 593
Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Christmas to Christmas, How Do You Like Me Now?!, Clancy's Tavern

18
550 430
Ronnie Milsap is listed (or ranked) 18 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

19
656 388
Keith Whitley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kentucky Bluebird, Don't Close Your Eyes, L.A. to Miami

20
686 336
Marty Robbins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
A Christmas Remembered, Christmas With Marty Robbins, Marty! (disc 2)

21
809 526
Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Wheelhouse, Brad Paisley Christmas, I'm Gonna Miss Her

22
687 344
Charley Pride is listed (or ranked) 22 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

23
590 404
John Denver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Rocky Mountain Christmas, Christmas Like a Lullaby, A Christmas Together

24
844 641
Blake Shelton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Red River Blue, Based on a True Story..., Blake Shelton

25
723 572
Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Welcome to the Fishbowl, No Shoes, No Shirt

26
827 389
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Jailhouse Rock, The Sun Sessions, From Nashville to Memphis: The Essential '60s Masters

27
779 372
Hank Williams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 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

28
466 364
Buck Owens is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
The Buck Owens Collection (1959-1990), Christmas With Buck Owens and His Buckaroos, I Don't Care

29
541 407
Trace Adkins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Honky Tonk Badonkadonk, Love Will..., Comin' on Strong

30
631 326
Travis Tritt is listed (or ranked) 30 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

31
498 330
Clint Black is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Looking for Christmas, Christmas With You, Put Yourself in My Shoes

32
838 243
Brooks & Dunn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
It Won't Be Christmas Without You, Hillbilly Deluxe, Red Dirt Road

33
373 334
Charlie Rich is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Set Me Free, Behind Closed Doors, Fully Realized

34
813 208
Alabama is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Christmas Vol. II, Alabama Christmas, Feels So Right

35
608 518
Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Be Here, Get Closer, Love

36
478 270
Jim Reeves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Welcome to My World, Whispering Hope, 18 Very Special Love Songs

37
481 424
Eric Church is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Carolina, Caught in the Act, Sinners Like Me

38
579 581
Luke Bryan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
I’ll Stay Me, Tailgates & Tanlines, Doin' My Thing

39
401 303
John Michael Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kickin' It Up, Life's a Dance, John Michael Montgomery

40
606 185
Don Williams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Megan H added This Is Country, 36 All-Time Greatest Hits, New Moves/Traces

41
441 292
Kris Kristofferson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kristofferson, Full Moon, A Star Is Born

42
343 260
Ronnie Dunn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ronnie Dunn, Grown Damn Man, Bleed Red

43
379 305
John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Seminole Wind, Paradise, Country 'til I Die

44
470 322
Josh Turner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Long Black Train, Punching Bag, Long Black Train

45
427 354
Dierks Bentley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Long Trip Alone, Modern Day Drifter, Up on the Ridge

46
327 229
Eddie Rabbitt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Horizon, Ten Years Of Greatest Hits, Beatin' the Odds

47
284 251
Ricky Skaggs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947, Bluegrass Rules!, Ancient Tones

48
372 222
Ray Price is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Last of the Breed, Golden Sounds of Country Music, San Antonio Rose

49
336 283
Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Elemental Guitar

50
385 305
Tracy Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Sticks and Stones, I See It Now, Alibis