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
2,213 850
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
1,942 764
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
1,362 571
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
1,414 613
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
1,467 558
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
1,572 562
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
1,370 668
Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Heroes, Pretty Paper, Countryman

8
1,558 784
Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 8 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

9
1,002 484
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
1,200 402
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
1,055 447
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
930 645
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
705 486
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
708 558
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
807 456
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
866 590
Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Christmas to Christmas, How Do You Like Me Now?!, Clancy's Tavern

17
782 449
Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Christmas, Once Upon a Christmas, Christmas in America

18
544 427
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
650 386
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
682 334
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
804 524
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
680 343
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
840 635
Blake Shelton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Red River Blue, Based on a True Story..., Blake Shelton

24
584 402
John Denver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Rocky Mountain Christmas, Christmas Like a Lullaby, A Christmas Together

25
720 568
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
825 385
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
774 370
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
537 402
Trace Adkins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Honky Tonk Badonkadonk, Love Will..., Comin' on Strong

29
462 362
Buck Owens is listed (or ranked) 29 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

30
625 323
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
494 327
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
834 241
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
370 331
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
805 206
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
601 516
Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Be Here, Get Closer, Love

36
473 268
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
475 421
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
573 578
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
395 300
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
600 184
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
438 289
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
339 258
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
375 304
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
464 320
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
422 351
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
322 227
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
282 248
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
369 220
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
333 282
Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Elemental Guitar

50
382 302
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