Country Music The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists  

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Over the past few years, a new genre has emerged within country music that has had fans within the genre grappling over the soul of country music. Bro country has been either the best thing to happen to country or the worst, depending on your point of view. It can be seen as a derogatory term, or endearing. With the rising popularity of singers like Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line, all of which include bro/heavlily masculine themes in their songs, country music has expanded to college dudes and frat guys who love nothing than to get their drink on and party while listening to a slicked up brand of country music. These country artists are making some of the best country songs of 2018.

Most of the singers are men. Experts say the genre started in the late '90s when Garth Brooks' "Friends in Low Places" first shot to prominence. Since then, singing about trucks, beer, chicks and stuff like that. In fact, New York Magazine‘s Jody Rosen actually is the person who came up with the term “bro country.” Broadly, it refers to “music by and of the tatted, gym-toned, party-hearty young American white dude. So you get the point: this list is about these type of fellas.

This is the list of the budding genre of bro country. If you notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them to this list. Vote or re-rank this list according to how you deem fit.

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1
179 80
Luke Bryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
2
163 74
Jason Aldean is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country rock, Country
3
153 76
Eric Church is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Outlaw country, Country rock, Country
4
193 111
Florida Georgia Line is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country pop, Country
5
109 54
Chris Young is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
6
138 78
Blake Shelton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
7
127 70
Brantley Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Rock music, Country rock, Country
8
139 82
Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Americana, Rock music, Country rock
9
123 71
Thomas Rhett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
10
114 67
Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
11
97 57
Lee Brice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
12
119 77
Zac Brown Band is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Americana, Folk rock, Country rock
13
101 63
Jake Owen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
14
96 63
Billy Currington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
15
77 53
Rascal Flatts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
pam-avery-roark added Adult contemporary music, Country pop, Pop music
16
75 53
Kip Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
17
96 73
Garth Brooks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country pop, Rock music, Country rock
18
79 58
Randy Houser is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
19
71 58
Chris Cagle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
20
51 60
Parmalee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
21
45 56
Eric Paslay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
22
44 55
David Nail is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
23
39 51
Jerrod Niemann is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
Country
24
29 49
Thompson Square is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
DavidSantiago added Country
25
40 64
Colt Ford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bro Country Bands/Artists
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