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
2,226 856
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
1,953 768
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
1,367 576
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
1,422 618
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
1,478 561
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
1,582 568
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
1,569 790
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
1,376 675
Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Heroes, Pretty Paper, Countryman

9
1,009 491
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
1,212 404
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
1,065 450
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
935 652
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
709 490
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
714 560
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
812 459
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
871 593
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
788 451
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
550 429
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
656 387
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
686 335
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
807 526
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
687 343
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
590 403
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
842 639
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
723 571
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
827 387
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
779 371
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
466 363
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
540 406
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
631 325
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
498 329
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
837 242
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
373 333
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
813 207
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
606 517
Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Be Here, Get Closer, Love

36
477 269
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
481 423
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
400 302
John Michael Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Kickin' It Up, Life's a Dance, John Michael Montgomery

39
576 581
Luke Bryan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
I’ll Stay Me, Tailgates & Tanlines, Doin' My Thing

40
606 184
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
441 291
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
343 259
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
378 304
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
467 322
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
425 353
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
327 228
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
284 250
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
372 220
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
336 282
Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Country Singers of All Time
Elemental Guitar

50
384 304
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