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Chris O’Kelley

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The two things that turned me on to Country Music when I was younger were the storytelling and the voice of the singer telling the story!   Country Music has graced some of the greatest male singers in any other type of music.

Who Was The Considered The First Male Country Singer?

Jimmie Rodgers, known as the “Father of Country Music,” was an instant national success. He is credited with the first million-selling single, “Blue Yodel #1,” and his catalog of songs, all recorded between 1927 and 1933, established him as the first preeminent voice in country music
Let’s talk about male singers from the past decades.  Now, these are my picks, no poll, so studies, just my thoughts on the greatest ever!

Older Male Singers

  • Roy Acuff
  • Bob Wills
  • Ernest Tub
  • Lefty Frizzell
  • Buck Owens

Best Of The 1980s Male Singers

  • Ronnie Milsap
  • Conway Twitty
  • Kenny Rogers
  • Lee Greenwood
  • Travis Tritt

The Biggest Males Of The 1990s

  • Clint Black
  • Alan Jackson
  • Colin Raye
  • John Michael Montgomery
  • Toby Keith

The Early 2000’s

  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brad Paisley
  • Keith Urban
  • Ronnie Dunn
  • Tim McGraw

Today’s Top Males

  • Brett Young
  • Luke Combs
  • Morgan Wallen
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Thomas Rhett

Now, Lets get down to business at hand.  The Greatest Male Country Male Singers Ever!  This is 100% my thoughts.  These are the artist I feel in love with and still listen to today!  The music from these artist never gets old to me.  This was not an easy list to make and it took a long time to put this list together.  So let’s do this, My Top 10 Greatest Country Males!




  • #10 Willie Nelson

  • #9 Garth Brooks

  • #8 Johnny Cash

  • #7 Randy Travis

  • #6 Keith Whitley

  • #5 Vince Gill

  • #4 Hank Sr

  • #3 George Strait

  • #2 George Jones

  • #1 Merle Haggard