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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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1
802 308
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
716 281
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
549 204
Merle Haggard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Merle Haggard Outlaw country, Bakersfield sound, Country

4
515 217
George Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
George Jones Country

5
549 213
Alan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Alan Jackson Country, Neotraditional country

6
441 198
Hank Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Hank Williams Outlaw country, Western music, Folk music

7
581 272
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
493 188
Waylon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Waylon Jennings Outlaw country, Country rock, Progressive country

9
474 231
Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Willie Nelson Outlaw country, Americana, Traditional pop music

10
406 168
Conway Twitty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Conway Twitty Rock and roll, Country

11
373 180
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
367 228
Tim McGraw is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Tim McGraw Country, Southern rock

13
337 217
Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Toby Keith Country

14
249 167
Glen Campbell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Glen Campbell Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

15
277 202
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
300 173
Vince Gill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Vince Gill Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Bluegrass

17
291 167
Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kenny Rogers Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

18
313 193
Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Brad Paisley Americana, Rock music, Country rock

19
215 155
Ronnie Milsap is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ronnie Milsap Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Nashville sound

20
254 133
Charley Pride is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Charley Pride Country

21
230 127
Keith Whitley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Keith Whitley Country

22
274 204
Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kenny Chesney Country

23
306 107
Brooks & Dunn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Brooks & Dunn Country

24
241 127
Marty Robbins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Marty Robbins Pop music, Rockabilly, Rock and roll

25
304 152
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
289 85
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
322 251
Blake Shelton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Blake Shelton Country

28
250 132
Travis Tritt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Travis Tritt Country

29
278 165
Hank Williams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Hank Williams, Jr. Outlaw country, Country rock, Country

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30
170 124
Buck Owens is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Buck Owens Bakersfield sound, Country

31
188 141
John Denver is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
John Denver Western music, Pop music, Traditional music

32
184 135
Clint Black is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Clint Black Country

33
138 122
Charlie Rich is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Charlie Rich Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Pop music

34
238 195
Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Keith Urban Country pop, Contemporary Country, Country rock

35
189 152
Trace Adkins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Trace Adkins Blues-rock, Country rock, Country

36
231 62
Don Williams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Megan H added Don Williams Pop music, Country rock, Country

37
176 89
Jim Reeves is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Jim Reeves Nashville sound, Country

38
174 144
Eric Church is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Eric Church Outlaw country, Country rock, Country

39
142 68
Ray Price is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ray Price Traditional pop music, Country, Western swing

40
162 118
Josh Turner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Josh Turner Bluegrass, Country

41
142 66
Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Roy Orbison Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

42
131 114
John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
John Anderson Country

43
129 120
John Michael Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time

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44
117 66
Mel Tillis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Mel Tillis Outlaw country, Country

45
144 113
Tracy Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Tracy Lawrence Country

46
219 225
Luke Bryan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Luke Bryan Country

47
122 102
Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Roger Miller Indie rock, Post-punk

48
155 130
Dierks Bentley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Dierks Bentley Country

49
97 82
Roy Clark is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Roy Clark Country

50
103 83
Ricky Skaggs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Ricky Skaggs Folk music, Bluegrass, Gospel music