The 20 Best Country Love Songs

Country music has the best love songs, hands down. There’s something about the genre that just lends itself to romanticism, and we can’t get enough of it.

We’ve compiled a list of the best country love songs out there, perfect for your next date night or road trip with your significant other. From old-school classics to modern hits, these tracks are sure to set the mood and get you in the feels.

1. “Love Story” by Taylor Swift

Who would ever forget one of the greatest country love songs of all time? This track is from Taylor Swift’s 2008 album, Fearless, and it tells the classic story of a young couple in love against all odds.

Its iconic music video made us all believe in love at first sight, and the song has since become a staple in every Swiftie playlist.

2. “I Need You” by Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

This song is a duet between country music’s power couple, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. It was released in 2007 as part of McGraw’s album Let It Go, and it quickly became a fan-favorite.

The track is all about how two people can’t live without each other, and we can’t imagine a more perfect song than this for country music’s most loved-up couple.

3. “Breathe” by Faith Hill

Released in 1999, this ballad became one of Faith Hill’s biggest hits. It’s a beautiful track about being so in love that you can’t imagine life without your partner, and it will make you want to cuddle up with your significant other and never let go.

It’s the title track of her album Breathe, and it’s one of her fans’ all-time favorite country love songs for sure.

4. “I Will Always Love You” by Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton is one of America’s most prolific and well-loved country singers, and “I Will Always Love You” is perhaps her most famous ballad.

The song has also been famously covered by Whitney Houston for the 1992 film, The Bodyguard. There have been numerous other covers of the song over the years, but Parton’s original will always be our favorite.

5. “You Decorated My Life” by Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers is another legend in the country music world, and “You Decorated My Life” is one of his most memorable love songs.

The touching ballad was released in 1979 and quickly became a favorite among country fans. This is still a popular choice for weddings and other romantic occasions.

6. “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain

Finally making it to our list is Shania Twain with her hit song, “You’re Still the One.” The track was released in 1998 and quickly shot to the top of the charts, where it remained for weeks.

It’s a classic choice for couples who have been together for a long time and are still going strong. This track earned her 2 Grammy awards including Best Country Music.

7. “I Swear” by John Michael Montgomery

Another country classic, “I Swear” is a simple love song pledging eternal devotion, and it’s hard not to get choked up when Montgomery sings the opening lines: “I swear by the moon and the stars in the sky/ I’ll be there for you, I swear.”

The beauty of this song lies in its simplicity, and it’s a perfect choice if you’re looking for an understated way to declare your love.

8. “Feels So Right” by Alabama

If you’re looking for a song that will make you tear up and feel nostalgic of the days when you first fell in love, look no further than Alabama’s “Feels So Right.”

It’s a great track to play while snuggling on the couch with your partner or taking a romantic stroll down memory lane. It’s the title track for their 1981 album of the same name.

9. “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum

This Grammy-winning song from Lady Antebellum is a sorrowful ballad about missing someone who’s no longer in your life.

It perfectly captures the feeling of being lonely and longing for someone you used to be close to. “Need You Now” is one of those songs that will stay with you long after it’s over.

10. “God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton

What better way to say “I love you” than with a song that thanks God for the gift of your partner? That’s exactly what Blake Shelton does in “God Gave Me You.”

It’s a beautiful expression of gratitude for finding someone who makes life worth living. It was originally recorded by Dave Barnes in 2010, but Shelton’s version became a hit in 2011.

11. “Hello Darlin” by Conway Twitty

For the country fans out there, this list wouldn’t be complete without a Conway Twitty song. “Hello Darlin” is a timeless classic that’s sure to make your partner swoon.

It’s one of those really old country songs that still gives the same feeling as it did when it was first released. You can find this track on his album of the same name.

12. “Take Me There” by Rascal Flatts

A more recent track, “Take Me There” by Rascal Flatts was released in 2007 as part of their album, Still Feels Good and quickly became a popular choice for wedding songs.

It’s a romantic ballad that talks about wanting to spend eternity with someone. If you’re in the mood for a slow dance, this is the perfect song to play.

13. “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin” by Charley Pride

This country love song from Charley Pride is a little bit more light-hearted and playful, and it’s sure to make your partner smile.

It’s all about the simple pleasures of being in love, like kissing your angel good morning. You can find this track on his album Charley Pride Sings Heart Songs which was released in 1971.

14. “I Cross My Heart” by George Strait

Next on the list is another George Strait love song, “I Cross My Heart.” This one is from his 1992 album Pure Country, and it’s a sweet and simple declaration of love that’s perfect for any couple’s occasion. You can stream this track on all music platforms out there.

15. “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash is a legend in the country music world, and “Ring of Fire” is one of his most famous tracks. It’s a song about falling in love and feeling like you’re on fire.

It might not be the most traditional love song, but it’s definitely one that will make you feel things. You can find it on his 1963 album of the same title.

16. “When You Say Nothing At All” by Keith Whitley

If you’re looking for a country love song that’s a little bit more low-key, then “When You Say Nothing At All” by Keith Whitley is a great choice.

It’s a gentle ballad about the power of love and how it can say so much without saying anything at all. You can find this track on his album Don’t Close Your Eyes released in 1988.

17. “We Danced” by Brad Paisley

Here’s another great wedding song and this time, it’s from Brad Paisley. “We Danced” is a beautiful and nostalgic ballad that will have you thinking about all the special moments in your relationship.

It’s a perfect choice for a first dance or any other moment when you want to slow things down and just enjoy each other’s company.

18. “When You Look Me In The Eyes” by Jonas Brothers

“When You Look Me in the Eyes” is a sweet and sentimental ballad from the Jonas Brothers. This song will remind you of all the reasons why you fell in love in the first place.

It’s one of their most romantic songs and it’s perfect for a country-themed wedding. This now has over 28 million views on Youtube and can also be streamed on other music platforms.

19. “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz

This song is a breakthrough hit for Jason Mraz and it has a very positive and upbeat message. With over 690 million views on Youtube, “I’m Yours” is one of his most popular love songs of all time. The simple acoustic guitar and Mraz’s soft vocals make this song impossible not to sing along to.

20. “When I Said I Do” by Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black

Finishing off our list is this timeless country love song from Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black. This song is all about making a lifetime commitment to the one you love and it’s sung with so much emotion. You can find it on Black’s D’lectrified album released in 1999.

Final Thoughts

We hope you enjoyed our list of the 20 best country love songs. These songs are perfect for a country-themed wedding or just to listen to when you’re in the mood for some good ol’ country music.

From classic hits to modern-day ballads, there’s something for everyone on this list. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful sounds of country music.