Male Country Singers

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 1 Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: September 12, 2003

Johnny Cash, the American singer, songwriter and actor, was known for sorrow, moral suffering and redemption themes in his music. His genre was country, rock and roll, blues, folk and gospel sounds and he is one of the best-selling artists of all time. Cash had issues with drinking and drug abuse. Later he was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease.

 2 Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: August 16, 1977
The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, winner of 3 Grammys, and pioneer of the Pelvis move, Elvis Presley was a musical phenomenon of the 20th century. Known for his humbleness, love for God and devotion to his country, Presley had numerous gold, platinum and multi-platinum records to his credit, including 18 number 1 hits and 38 top ten hits.

 3 Keith Urban

Keith Urban
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian, New Zealander, American

Four-time Grammy-winner Keith Urban had already tasted success in Australia, before making his American debut with a platinum-certified solo album. He knows how to play a variety of instruments, including the sitar, guitar, piano, and mandolin. His track Somebody Like You was named Billboard’s greatest country hit of the 2000s.

 4 Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: March 20, 2020

Kenny Rogers was an American singer-songwriter. He is among the best-selling musicians of all-time list, having sold over 100 million records. His songs and albums remain influential among country music lovers. A multi-talented personality, Rogers was also successful as an actor and entrepreneur; he was the co-founder of the Kenny Rogers Roasters chain of restaurants.

 5 Christopher Stapleton

Christopher Stapleton
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Five-time Grammy-winning country artist Chris Stapleton is best known for hits such as Parachute. He has also co-written tracks such as Kenny Chesney's Never Wanted Nothing More. Before going solo, he was part of the bands The SteelDrivers and The Jompson Brothers. His music blends country with bluegrass and soul.

 6 Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 7 Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus
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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Billy Ray Cyrus’s song Achy Breaky Heart was the first triple-platinum single in Australia. Its music video made the line dance a trend. Billy has eight top-10 Billboard Hot Country charters. His debut album, Some Gave All, spent the longest time by any debut artist on Billboard 200.

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 8 Luke Combs

Luke Combs
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: March 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Luke Combs is an American singer-songwriter. The two studio albums, which he has released so far, have produced nine number-one songs on Billboard's Country Airplay chart. In his relatively short country music career so far, Luke Combs has had a major impact by winning prestigious awards, such as Country Music Association Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards.

 9 Kane Brown

Kane Brown
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

An American singer and songwriter, Kane Brown first came into prominence as a social media celebrity, thereby inspiring several social media users all over the world. In 2017, he became the first artist whose music peaked at number one positions on all five principal Billboard country charts simultaneously.

 10 Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

A nine-time Grammy Award nominee, Blake Shelton is a popular American country music singer. Described as one of the biggest stars of country music over the past decade, Blake Shelton was made an Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee in 2014. Prominent singer-songwriters, such as Sheryl Crow, have named Blake as their inspiration. Blake Shelton is also a well-known philanthropist.

 11 Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Country singer Thomas Rhett, son of singer Rhett Akins, has delivered countless chartbusting tracks such as Crash and Burn, Unforgettable, and It Goes Like This. The Grammy-nominated singer has also won honors such as the BMI Award, the Billboard Music Award, and the Academy of Country Music Award.

 12 Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Popularly known as the Demon of Screamin, Steven Tyler is the lead singer of the famous rock band Aerosmith. Known for his high-energy performances, Tyler is named in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Singers. Also a well-known philanthropist, Tyler launched a non-profit organization called Janie's Fund and has helped raise more than $2.4 million for the organization.

 13 Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Lionel Richie is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and composer whose work with the band Commodores and his solo career established him as a successful balladeer of the 1980s. Having sold more than 90 million records, Lionel Richie is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Also a philanthropist, Richie helped raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

 14 Troyal Garth Brooks

Troyal Garth Brooks
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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Troyal Garth Brooks is an American singer-songwriter. Having sold over 170 million records worldwide, Brooks is one of the best-selling musicians in the world. He is also the best-selling solo albums musician in the US. Also known for his charitable activities, Garth Brooks established the Teammates for Kids Foundation in 1999, which provides financial support to charities for kids.

 15 Brad Douglas Paisley

Brad Douglas Paisley
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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Brad Douglas Paisley is an American singer-songwriter. One of the most decorated male country music singers of the current generation, Paisley has won multiple American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, Country Music Association Awards, and Academy of Country Music Awards. Brad Paisley is also known for his skills as a guitarist and one particular model of guitar is named after him.

 16 Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: February 3, 1959

Musician and singer-songwriter Buddy Holly was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. Born to a musical family, he learned to sing and play the guitar as a child. He began his career as a teenager and found much success within a short period. Sadly, he died in an aircraft crash when he was just 22 years old.

 17 Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: December 6, 1988
Six-time Grammy-winner Texan rocker Roy Orbison gained fame with songs such as Oh, Pretty Woman and Drove All Night. His shyness and stage fright made him dye his hair black and wear sunglasses. The "Caruso of Rock" was part of the Traveling Wilburys, along with legends such as Bob Dylan.

 18 Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Jimmy Buffett is an American musician, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and businessman. Buffett, who owns the Margaritaville Cafe chain of restaurants, is one of the richest musicians in the world. Also known for his charity work, Jimmy Buffett is credited with founding a non-profit group called Save the Manatee Club, which works towards the conservation of manatees.

 19 Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson
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Famous As: Gospel Musician
Birthdate: October 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Singer and songwriter Alan Jackson is famous for popularizing the “neotraditional country” genre of music that has elements of traditional honky-tonk and mainstream country-pop sounds. Having sold over 75 million records worldwide, he is one of the best-selling music artists of all-time. In 2017, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

 20 Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Four-time Grammy-winner Jerry Lee Lewis, nicknamed “The Killer,” is best known for his track Great Balls of Fire. A controversy surrounding his marriage to his 13-year-old cousin Myra destroyed his career. Named to Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, he was also part of the Million Dollar Quartet.

 21 Randy Travis

Randy Travis
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Famous As: Country & Gospel Singer
Birthdate: May 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Randy Travis is a country music singer and songwriter. He is widely regarded as an important figure in country music history and his debut studio album Storms of Life played a major role in the neotraditional country movement. Randy Travis has sold more than 25 million records and has several prestigious awards under his belt.

 22 Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: August 8, 2017

Glen Campbell was an American TV host, actor, singer-songwriter, and guitarist. Regarded as one of the most successful musicians ever, Campbell sold more than 45 million records, which included a double-platinum album, four platinum albums, and 12 gold albums, in a career spanning 50 years. In 2014, he became the subject of a documentary titled Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me.

 23 Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings
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Famous As: Singers
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: February 13, 2002
Waylon Jennings was one of the pioneers of outlaw country music. He began performing on KVOW radio, at age 12, and then performed with several bands, such as The Texas Longhorns, The Waylors, and The Highwaymen. He also contributed to Wanted! The Outlaws, the first platinum country album. 

 24 Toby Keith

Toby Keith
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: July 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 25 Morgan Wallen

Morgan Wallen
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 26 Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Dwight Yoakam is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and actor. He is credited with popularizing honky tonk music, which he pioneered. In 2014, his song Guitars, Cadillacs was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 greatest country songs list. Yoakam has also starred in several films, such as Sling Blade, Panic Room, and The Minus Man.

 27 Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Canadian
Canadian folk-rock sensation Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. is best known for his chart-topping tracks such as If You Could Read My Mind and Ribbon of Darkness. He set the tone for the folk-pop genre in the 1960s and 1970s. The 16-time Juno-winner has earned the Governor General's Performing Arts Award.

 28 Eric Church

Eric Church
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 29 Vince Gill

Vince Gill
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: April 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 30 Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 31 John Schneider

John Schneider
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: April 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 32 Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill Simpson
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Sturgill Simpson is an American actor and country music singer-songwriter. Often compared to Waylon Jennings, Simpson has recorded some critically-acclaimed albums, such as Metamodern Sounds in Country Music and A Sailor's Guide to Earth. Sturgill Simpson's journey from being a drug peddler, who experimented with LSD during high school, to becoming a famous musician is quite inspiring.

 33 Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: December 16, 2007

 34 Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt
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Famous As: Singer & Songwriter
Birthdate: March 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: January 1, 1997

Country singer Townes Van Zandt is remembered for his melancholy and lyrical tracks. His hits such as Pancho and Lefty and To Live Is to Fly have influenced many artists of subsequent generations. He struggled with depression and spent a considerable part of his life in cheap shacks and motels.

 35 Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 36 Aaron Lewis

Aaron Lewis
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 37 Roy Clark

Roy Clark
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: November 15, 2018

 38 Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hays
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Famous As: Country Singer, Musician
Birthdate: September 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 39 Brett Young

Brett Young
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 40 Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: January 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Trace Adkins is an American country singer renowned for his bass-baritone singing voice. Adkins has recorded many studio albums that have received platinum or gold certification in the US. A multi-talented personality, Adkins also appears on TV and writes books; his autobiography was released in 2007. He is also a member of a non-profit organization called 'Sons of Confederate Veterans'.

 41 Brantley Gilbert

Brantley Gilbert
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 42 Brett Eldredge

Brett Eldredge
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 43 Timothy B. Schmit

Timothy B. Schmit
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 44 Keith Whitley

Keith Whitley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: May 9, 1989

Keith Whitley was an American singer whose career was cut short by his sudden death at the age of 34. Before his death, due to alcohol intoxication, Whitley recorded two albums, which spawned 12 chart-busting singles. His third and final studio album was released posthumously.

 45 Tyler Childers

Tyler Childers
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 46 Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 47 Ruston Kelly

Ruston Kelly
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 48 Marty Robbins

Marty Robbins
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Famous As: Country Singer
Birthdate: September 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 8, 1982
Singer, actor, and multi-instrumentalist Marty Robbins was also a NASCAR driver. He played the guitar since his U.S. Navy days. Famous for his country and Western tracks such as Singing the Blues and El Paso, he also won two Grammys and appeared in films such as Honkytonk Man.

 49 Joe Diffie

Joe Diffie
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: March 29, 2020

 50 Cole Swindell

Cole Swindell
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American