Worst Things About Country Music

Everyone knows what country music is. Most people know it sucks. But the question is, what sucks about it?

The Top Ten

1 Lack of Difference Between Artists

The artists sound the same and the songs are getting less "country". The kid who won American Idol 2019 is the perfect example. Sounds like a hundred other country western singers, nothing distinctive at all. Yet they'll make him a star, singing so-so songs. Yawn. Country music has really lost it's charm and the singers have lost true uniqueness.

They all sound the same, it sounds like there's two country songs sung by different people.

Every country artist sounds the exact same!

No they don't stupid, learn to listen more. You sound as if you are deaf. For example Brad paisley, Keith urban and Jason alderman have completely different voices. You are so wrong. You may think you sound cool by saying "oh that all country singers sound the same" but guess what it actually makes you look really dumb and stupid and you would feel sorry for saying such a retarded thing like that. - JamiePrice

Country use to be good. Now it's just the same thing over and over and over again. A bunch of people with southern accents singing about the wild west and their tractors. - PeeledBanana

2 All They Sing About Is Love and Tractors

This is true for almost everyone (Johnny cash is an exception in my honest opinion)

Just try a little more variety country singers!

Sing about something else. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

Woman and beer too not much..

3 It's Stereotypical

Florida Georgia Line is stereotypical bro country music. If I had to hear "baby you're a song" one more time, I'd cut my head off with a huge sword.

Basically they are just Modern Pop songs with words like Redneck, Beer, Trucks, and Tractors thrown in - christangrant

Cold beer on a Friday night, a pair of jeans that fit just right and the radio onn. Every country song ever.

In every song. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

4 Southern Accents

Well, coming from someone who lives in the south, that how people talk. Just like to me, people from Boston or New Jersey have completely different accents. It is a little rude to say that because that is how they were raised and can't change that.

It kinda sounds like they're moaning... - Celestius

Well, most country people are from the south, so that's their accent. You can imagine what that would sound like when they song. But I think you guys are being mean. How would you like it if someone said "your accent is so stupid! " What about British people? I live in Maine, so I have a little bit of that "r" taken off. Ok, I'm done.

It seems that having an accent is required to be a country star

5 Alcoholic References

If not talking about cheating their talking about alcohol. Being drunk and not knowing what happened is obviously bad and singing about it where younger kids can hear is just awful the world is already has too many problems. Though some country singers are really talented!

Country music has gone from a genre about life and culture in the rural parts of America to a whole genre that supports unrealistic ideas of partying and drinking. I'm all for having a good time, but that's ALL IT IS at this point.

If they took a drink for every time they reference a drink they will be SUPER drunk. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

Pop music isn't any better the rappers Most likely smoke weed so don't judge him

6 Sexual References

Every woman in a country song is reduced to a, "little crazy country chick." Come on already.

Compare country's lyrics to rap. You will definitely not be complaining about sexual references in country after seeing what rappers talk, not sing, about.

I love country music, but this is the one thing I don't like. The rest is amazing.

I hate this

7 Lack of Instrumental Talent

Okay I don't like country but this shouldn't be number two at least they play guitar instead of the macbook.

Always the same crap. There is no musical visionary in this stupid country music business

Simple music for Simple minds!

Well, they have a banjo, so I have kind of disagree.

8 Bro Country

I dislike all Country but this is the worst its all about tractors and beer - Lunala

9 Can Cause Suicide

Listening to country makes me want to hurt others more than myself, but I would agree that I would rather be dead than have to hear any more of it.

I agree 100 percent my buddy plays country a lot now and every time we get to the second or third song I start thinking about how much better death would be.

Who ever put this here is Crazy!

This is the most absurd thing I have ever heard of. If someone commits suicide over country music there is a problem..

10 Lame Lyrics

"I'm head over boots for you" what._.

The most meaningfull lyrics

Dude, it's corny
Country sucks
The older kind was music from the heart it was sad
These fools ruined it

The Contenders

11 Lack of Manliness

All the songs make it like the man is lucky to even be around the girl. Sets up bad expectations and false beliefs for the women that men are 2nd rate. Look at the songs about a man waiting around for a woman to come home and how he's so lucky, she can wreck his plans, come home after being out with the girls... the VERY SAME behaviour that causes marriages to fail, the country songs make it okay and even romanticize it.

OH YEAH

12 Country Stations

Why is this on here? If you don't like them then don't listen to them, they aren't bothering you.

My local country radio station spokespeople are annoying as heck. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

Country stations play the same songs over and over agia

NJ has no country stations, only rock stations >

13 It is slowly becoming a subgenre of hip hop

It has become all the annoying disco and hip-hop you couldn't stand back in the 1970's.

14 Boring Melodies

I think mine should be added because I'm sure that this one isn't on the list

15 It is No Longer Country

Yes it is no longer country but you all got phone and stuff go listen to real country but the way you said the southern axsent it is a staple in the South you guest some Yankee that we can't under stand go Alison to hank Williams,hank Williams jr,Johnny cash, and Alabama

This is my biggest gripe about current country music. It is not country, it is crap rap. Give me the old classics.

"Country" music is no longer country. Go hear anything from Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Sr., Waylon Jennings and compare it to today's garbage that is called "country". It is nothing like the classic country that has survived and has been loved for decades.

16 Country Rap

Refer to Luke Bryan, Kick The Dust Up

Pop wrapping is any better at least they have manners

I'm holy.. holy... HOLY... HOLY HIGH ON LOVING YUGIOH

17 It's Completely Off-Base

Country music used to be about a man and a common mans problem, which I personally don't mind but, now it's shifted from that to a skinny jeaned sorority girl fantasy.

18 It's Inappropriate

It is a bunch of baloney

19 Criminal References

I mean, Eminem rapped about killing his wife or killing strangers because of their sexuality (not that I'm condoning this or defending him). But Carrie Underwood has made a song about killing her ex, and she is seen as an angel that can do no wrong. If that is the norm in country music, I do not want a part of it.

What, this is country not hip hop laugh out loud... Just came from the same one about hip hop and this one looks a lot like it except instead of annoying accents, wait, that one's on here too

I'm pretty sure Johnny Cash made a song about kill a man just to watch him die. What is that not a crime? Or is it just rap music listen to lyrics you dicks

20 It's Getting Worse Every Day

If Carrie Underwood's bubblegum country (specifically, country music made for the preteen pop audience) isn't bad enough, there are Luke Bryan and Florida-Georgia Line to perpetuate the bad stereotypes of country music and shamelessly exhibit them.

Old country was better

Beer and tractors and whiskey
#winner I got 1 million dollars in country tunes #winning #wow #country - MoldySock

21 All They Sing About is a Girls, Trucks, or Drinking

The ACTUAL lyrics to Hope On The Rocks

I'm a bartender

I'm a bartender

I'm a bartender

I'm a bartender

22 I'll Never Be Old Enough to Listen to Country Music

More like I'll never be illiterate enough to listen to this rubbish

23 Old Stars
24 Not Many New Artists Emerge Often Enough to Keep the Genre Fresh
25 Completely low class accents and lyrics

Many of them couldn't speak English well even though it's their FIRST LANGUAGE!

26 Lack of Ingenuity

Simple chords, simple rhymes. Lack of thought, lack of ingenuity. The fact that it still exists, shows the complete lack of constructive thought within its listeners.

27 Generalizes Small Town Culture

Country music makes eveyone who lives in a small town sound like a redneck, alcoholic, farmer. Which is false.

28 Dumb Songs and No Imagination!

Two of the dumbest songs that come to mind are Chris Janson -"Buy Me a Boat" and Toby Keith "Red Solo Cup". Makes me wanna puke!

29 New England and Middle Atlantic People Hate It
30 People from the city try to relate to it

When your from chicago but your listen to song about loving your tractor

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