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100 Best Country Love Songs

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Country love songs have a distinct identity. In the country genre, singers and songwriters have a knack for coming up with heartwarming lyrics that tell complicated stories. While all music genres have love songs, there’s something special about country music. It’s the simplicity and charm of the lyrics that make a country ballad mesmerizing. These beautiful songs truly melt our hearts.

The list below showcases a diverse number of love ballads and love songs. If you are passionate about country music, then you'll definitely have something to say. Feel free to express your thoughts, views, and opinions in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Country Love Songs

  1. “God Gave Me You”—Blake Shelton
  2. “Two People Fell In Love”—Brad Paisley
  3. “It’s Your Love”—Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
  4. “Love Story”—Taylor Swift
  5. “Wanted”—Hunter Hayes
  6. “Making Memories of Us”—Keith Urban
  7. “Lost In This Moment”—Big & Rich
  8. “Amazed”—Lonestar
  9. “Breathe”—Faith Hill
  10. “Your Man”—Josh Turner

Lyrics and Themes in Country Songs

A number of country artists have had crossover success with their love songs. In recent decades, the mainstream success of country music has been phenomenal. It’s the attention to detail in their lyrics that make country singers beloved around the globe. These songs exude sincerity. Their sentimental lyrics bring up powerful memories in the minds of the listeners. Certain country ballads have become global love anthems for younger generations.


11. “It’s Your Love”—Tim McGraw

12. “Die A Happy Man”—Thomas Rhett

13. “I Swear”—John Michael Montgomery

14. “Then”—Brad Paisley

15. “You’re Still The One”—Shania Twain

16. “Lost In The Feeling”—Conway Twitty

17. “My Best Friend”—Tim McGraw

18. “I Cross My Heart”—George Strait

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19. “Ain’t Nothin’ Bout You”—Brooks & Dunn

20. “Need You Now”—Lady Antebellum

Country Wedding Love Songs

In recent decades, country love songs have become exceedingly popular with youth at weddings. Country love ballads are a popular choice at weddings, because these songs bring warmth and joy to the heart. Couples love picking these ballads as their first dance songs, because the lyrics are relatable, so the audience is filled with nostalgia. The honest and sincere lyrics truly speak to the heart. Country songs that talk about spending a lifetime with each other are popular choices for wedding slow dances.


21. “When I Said I Do”—Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black

22. “From This Moment On”—Shania Twain

23. “We Danced”—Brad Paisley

24. “In Need You”—Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

25. “Fall Into Me”—Emerson Drive

26. “I Will Always Love You”—Dolly Parton

27. “When You Say Nothing at All”—Keith Whitley

28. “Come A Little Closer”—Dierks Bentley

29. “This Kiss”—Faith Hill

30. “Because You Love Me”—Jo Dee Messina

31. “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right”—Billy Currington

32. “Carrying Your Love With Me”—George Strait

33. “She’s Everything”—Brad Paisley

34. “Remember When”—Alan Jackson

35. “Sunday Kind of Love”—Reba McEntire

36. “I Loved Her First”—Heartland

37. “The House That Built Me”—Miranda Lambert

38. “If Tomorrow Never Comes”—Garth Brooks

39. “Cowboy Take Me Away”—Dixie Chicks

40. “Butterflies”—Kacey Musgraves

Country Songs Are a Great Way to Say Sorry

Country ballads have become the go-to songs when you have had a fight or an argument with your lover. The best way to say sorry and makeup with your boyfriend or girlfriend is with a playlist of deeply emotive country ballads. A number of these songs have struck the right chords with listeners and gone onto become cult favorites.


41. “Stuck Like Glue”—Sugarland

42. “Feels So Right”—Alabama

43. “I Want Crazy”—Hunter Hayes

44. “Don’t You Wanna Stay”—Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson

45. “You Had Me From Hello”—Kenny Chesney

46. “Only You Can Love Me This Way”—Keith Urban

47. “I Love The Way You Love Me”—John Michael Montgomery

48. “Me and You”—Kenny Chesney

49. “I Do”—Jesse James Decker

50. “Deeper Than The Holler”—Randy Travis

51. “Raining On Sunday”—Keith Urban

52. “Cowboys and Angels”—Dustin Lynch

53. “Body Like a Back Road”—Sam Hunt

54. “The One”—Gary Allan

55. “She’s More”—Andy Griggs

56. “Whisper My Name”—Randy Travis

57. “Remind Me”—Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood

58. “Love Your Love the Most”—Eric Church

59. “Rockin’ Years”—Dolly Parton and Ricky Van Shelton

60. “To Make You Feel My Love”—Garth Brooks

Deeply Emotive Elements in Country Music

The unique nasal twang in country music gives the genre a certain charm. These love songs truly feel magical and mystical. While a lot has changed since the early years in country music, the deeply emotive elements found in these songs remain true to their roots. The love and joy found in these songs is like no other. And, it’s likely to stay that way for a long time.

Best Country Ballads #61—80

61. “Bless The Broken Road”—Rascal Flatts

62. “When We Make Love”—Alabama

63. “You Decorated My Life”—Kenny Rogers

64. “Let Me”—Pat Green

65. “Something That We Do”—Clint Black

66. “You Make it Easy”—Jason Aldean

67. “I Breathe In, I Breathe Out”—Chris Cagle

68. “Somebody Like You”—Keith Urban

69. “You and I”—Eddie Rabbit and Crystal Gayle

70. “Another You Another Me”—Brady Seals

71. “I Run To You”—Lady Antebellum

72. “Make My Life With You”—Oak Ridge Boys

73. “Feel That Fire”—Dierks Bentley

74. “How Do I Live”—LeAnn Rimes

75. “Suds in the Bucket”—Sara Evans

76. “The Way You Love Me”—Faith Hill

77. “Young Love (Strong Love)”—The Judds

78. “Waitin’ On A Woman”—Brad Paisley

79. “Greatest Love Story”—Lanco

80. “Would You Go With Me”—Josh Turner


Best Country Ballads #81—100

81. “Like Jesus Does”—Eric Church

82. “I Do (Cherish You)”—Mark Wills

83. “Buy Me a Rose”—Kenny Rogers

84. “Keeper of the Stars”—Tracy Byrd

85. “A Woman Like You”—Lee Brice

86. “My Favorite Memory”—Merle Haggard

87. “I’ll Still Be Loving You”—Restless Heart

88. “Millionaire”—Chris Stapleton

89. “Forever and Ever, Amen”—Randy Travis

90. “Living In A Moment”—Ty Herndon

91. “All-American Girl”—Carrie Underwood

92. “You Won't Ever Be Lonely”—Andy Griggs

93. “More Than You'll Ever Know”—Travis Tritt

94. “Golden Hour”—Kacey Musgraves

95. “She’s In Love With The Boy”—Trisha Yearwood

96. “Valentine”—Jim Brickman and Martina McBride

97. “Want To”—Sugarland

98. “Hard To Love”—Lee Brice

99. “Smile”—Uncle Kracker

100. “From Here to Eternity”—Michael Peterson

Other Notable Country Love Songs

  • “Forever and Always”—Shania Twain
  • “Thinkin’ Bout You”—Trisha Yearwood
  • “Stand By Your Man”—Tammy Wynette
  • “Together Again”—Buck Owens
  • “My Love”—Little Texas
  • “Dust on The Bottle”—David Lee Murphy
  • “Parallel Line”—Keith Urban
  • “I Still Believe In You”—Vince Gill
  • “To a T”—Ryan Hurd
  • “For All the Wrong Reasons”—The Bellamy Brothers
  • “Anymore”—Travis Tritt
  • “If You See Him/if You See Her”- Reba McEntire and Brooks &Dunn
  • “Somewhere With You”—Kenny Chesney
  • “I’d Love To Lay You Down”—Conway Twitty
  • “Just Got Started Lovin’ You”—James Otto
  • “Austin”—Blake Shelton
  • “Look At Us”—Vince Gill
  • “To Learn Her”—Miranda Lambert
  • “Lady”—Kenny Rogers
  • “Islands in the Stream”—Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
  • “Ring of Fire”—Johnny Cash
  • “Once In A Blue Moon”—Earl Thomas Conley
  • “Where’ve You Been”—Kathy Mattea
  • “Pushing Up Daisies”—Brothers Osborne
  • “I’d Love You All Over Again”—Alan Jackson
  • “Strawberry Wine”—Deana Carter
  • “I Buy Her Roses”—Sammy Kershaw
  • “The Heart Won’t Lie”—Vince Gill and Reba McEntire
  • “Ask Me How I Know”—Garth Brooks
  • “That’s All That Matters”—Mickey Gilley
  • “If I Didn’t Have You”—Randy Travis
  • “The Sound of Goodbye”—Crystal Gayle
  • “Check Yes Or No”—George Strait
  • “Meet In The Middle”—Diamond Rio
  • “No Doubt About It”—Neal McCoy
  • “My Wish”—Rascal Flatts
  • “When I Call Your Name”—Vince Gill
  • “I Keep On Loving You”—Reba McEntire
  • “Love Can’t Ever Get Better Than This”—Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White
  • “The Rest of Our Life”—Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
  • “Love of My Life”—Sammy Kershaw
  • “Baby I Lied”—Deborah Allen
  • “I Want To Be Loved Like That”—Shenandoah
  • “Hey Pretty Girl”—Kip Moore
  • “Stealing Cinderella”—Chuck Wicks
  • “Crying My Heart Out Over You”—Ricky Skaggs
  • “I Walk The Line”—Johnny Cash
  • “History in the Making”—Darius Rucker
  • “The Closer You Get”—Alabama
  • “You’re So Good When You’re Bad”—Charley Pride
  • “Until I Met You”—Judy Rodman
  • “I Love You”—Martina McBride
  • “Don’t Close Your Eyes”—Keith Whitley
  • “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing”—Trace Adkins
  • “A Tender Lie”—Restless Heart
  • “Two Dozen Roses”—Shenandoah
  • “How Forever Feels”—Kenny Chesney
  • “My Only Love”—The Statler Brothers
  • “I Believe In You”—Don Williams
  • “And Still”—Reba McEntire
  • “Your Love Amazes Me”—John Berry
  • “I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried”—Rodney Crowell
  • “Let’s Make Love”—Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
  • “The Love In Your Eyes”—George Jones
  • “Legends”—Kelsea Ballerini
  • “I Like It, I Love It”—Tim McGraw
  • “Livin’ On Love”—Alan Jackson
  • “You Could’ve Heard A Heart Break”- Johnny Lee
  • “Life Turned Her That Way”—Ricky Van Shelton
  • “Take Me There”—Rascal Flatts
  • “Should’ve Been A Cowboy”—Toby Keith
  • “I Can Love You Like That”—John Michael Montgomery
  • “You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This”—Toby Keith
  • “I Always Get Lucky With You”—George Jones
  • “Unanswered Prayers”—Garth Brooks
  • “Too Cold At Home”—Mark Chesnutt
  • “Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses”—Kathy Mattea
  • “Close Enough To Perfect”—Alabama
  • “If Loving You Is Wrong, I Don’t Want to Be Right”—Barbara Mandrell
  • “Marry Me”—Thomas Rhett
  • “Your Heart’s Not In It”—Janie Fricke
  • “She’s Got It All”—Kenny Chesney
  • “That’s The Thing About Love”—Don Williams
  • “I Don’t Dance”—Lee Brice
  • “To Be Loved By You”—Wynonna Judd
  • “He Stopped Loving Her Today”—George Jones
  • “Through The Years”—Kenny Rogers
  • “Ronnie Milsap”- A Woman in Love
  • “I Melt”—Rascal Flatts
  • “Love Is Alive”—The Judds
  • “Could I Have This Dance”—Anne Murray
  • “I Fell In Love Again Last Night”—Forester Sisters
  • “Love Can Build a Bridge”—The Judds
  • “Never Knew Lonely”—Vince Gill
  • “The Sweetest Thing (I’ve Ever Known)”—Juice Newton
  • “The Chair”—George Strait
  • “Love, Me”—Collin Rae
  • “When I Close My Eyes”—Kenny Chesney
  • “You Look So Good In Love”—George Strait
  • “It’s Like We Never Said Goodbye”—Crystal Gayle

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