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15 Most Inspiring Relationships in Country Music

For better or worse: these couples have stuck to their vows

You see them shine in music videos and on the red carpet. These artists have made huge names for themselves. But their accomplishments in country music fame aren’t even the most motivating thing about them. Some of the greatest all-stars in music have taken the plunge and tied the knot. Here’s a list of the most inspiring relationships on the charts.

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman

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Flickr/ Edwin Martinez

Talk about a power couple. Oscar Award winning actress, Nicole Kidman, shares her life with the man, Keith Urban. Urban has pumped out far too many hits to count. Plus, his winnings include Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year and a long list of other awards.

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton

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Flickr/ Larry Darling

This couple has snagged more romantic headlines than most. Although each share busy slam dunk careers, they are still going strong. Lambert told Fashion Times that Shelton is the happiest person in the world. How can you fight with Blake Shelton?

Adrian Pasdar and Natalie Maines

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Flickr/ Ricky Brigante

Dixie Chicks member Natalie Maines has been with her husband, Adrian Pasdar, since 2000. They’re still going strong. You may not know it, but his list of skills includes acting and directing. This is an extremely talented couple, to say the least.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

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Flickr/ Eric Henderson

There’s nothing more romantic than a couple who performs together. These country heartthrobs have stood the test of time in their careers, and their marriage is no exception. McGraw has scored impressive acting roles, and Hill was once considered the country pop queen.

Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs

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Flickr/ The USO

Most people remember when Kellie Pickler shaved her head in support of her best friend and sister. She brought people to tears by her loyalty. Pickler’s commitment definitely seems to carry over into her marriage with Kyle Jacobs,  a well-known country music songwriter.

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood

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Flickr/ Carlos

Talk about a classic country couple. Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood were old friends before they tied the knot. Brooks has given both his time and money to countless charities and organizations through the years.

Amy Grant and Vince Gill

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Flickr/ CMCentral.com

The country legend, Vince Gill, and Christian music icon, Amy Grant, have stayed true to their careers and their relationship. There is a whole lot of talent wrapped up in this dynamic duo.

Hillary Scott and Chris Tyrrell

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Flickr/ Larry Darling

The co-lead singer of Lady Antebellum, Hillary Scott, actually tried out for American Idolbut she didn’t make the cut. However, she’s since experienced sweet success in her career and marriage with Chris Tyrrell.

Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock

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Wikimedia Commons

From broadway to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Reba McEntire is by far a legend. Narvel Blackstone, her manager and husband, has supported her music throughout the years. Together, they’ve made Reba’s career what it is today. Not to mention they’re still together after all these years.

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher

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Flickr/ Eric Henderson

Carrie Underwood’s career has not gotten in the way of her settling down. People wondered who this country queen bee would end up with. Underwood and her husband, Mike Fisher, are starting a family and making plans. Underwood’s support for charities is truly inspiring as she has donated over a million dollars to The Red Cross.

Clint Black and Lisa Hartman

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Flickr/ Malia

Clint Black is no joke. As a multi-instrumentalist and producer, Black has been praised by country fans, young and old. He married his wife, Lisa Hartman and made a sweet little family.

Dierks Bentley and Cassidy Black

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Flickr/ Larry Darling

Single gals all over were disappointed when this bachelor went off the market. His fame really blew up when he released the hit “What was I Thinkin.” Bentley settled down with Cassidy Black in Nashville. The cutest thing about this pair is how they include their daughter, Evie, in the music.

Jimi Westbrook and Karen Fairchild

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Flickr/ Brad Schmitt

How can you not be impressed? This perfect pair makes up half of Little Big Town. Since 1998, this band has been plugging away, and it’s paid off. The best thing came years later when Jimi Westbrook and Karen Fairchild decided to say, “I do.” 

LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian

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Flickr/ Harley-Davidson Tennessee

Although their reality show didn’t last long, LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian aren’t canceling anything when it comes to their relationship. Their commitment has continued through Rimes’ remarkable career.

Dolly Parton and Carl Dean

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Wikimedia Commons

Where do you start? Dolly Parton’s career clearly isn’t going anywhere. Neither is her marriage as she celebrates 50 years of of it. Dolly Parton and Husband, Carl Dean, are truly an inspiration.

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