10 Best Country Karaoke Duets For Couples & Friends

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With so many to choose from, it’s hard to pick which of the following best country karaoke duets would make it to the top spot!

Get lost in emotional stories told through the melodies and harmonization of two voices who have a journey to share.

Our list of country karaoke songs includes duos from many decades, some of which are married in real life!

As with all of our song lists, we have provided the title, artists singing the country duet karaoke song, date of release, fun trivia, and the music video or a live act, so that you can perfect your own performance.

Our guide focuses on male/female country duet, since most songs follow this make up.

Karaoke Country Duets For Music Fans

“You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma” – David Frizzell and Shelly West Duet

Released in January 1981 and written by Larry Collins and Sandy Pinkard, You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma was created for the movie Any Which Way You Can.

11 weeks at the top of the country charts, surely puts it up there with the best country karaoke songs of the 80s.

You’re the reason God made Oklahoma, and I’m sure missing you.


“Suspicious Minds” – Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter Duet

While most know the Elvis version of Suspicious Minds, Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter also recorded Mark James song.

It was released twice, once in 1970 and again in 1976, the latter seeing more success in the charts.

I saw an old friend I know stop by to say hello, but I could still see suspicion in your eyes, here we go again, ask me where I’ve been, you can’t see the tears are real, I’m crying.

While you might not get this version in a listing of karaoke country duets at the booths, you could still fashion it out of the Elvis release.

“Islands in the Stream” – Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Duet

Country music fans and those who are less familiar, can tell the tune is Islands in the Stream as soon as it kicks off!

The song is actually written by the Bee Gees, and released by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton on 15, August 1983, giving Dolly her second pop number one in the US after 9-5.

Of course, it was number one in the country charts too.

Tender love is blind, it requires a dedication, all this love we feel needs no conversation.

We ride it together, ah ha, making love with each other, ah ha.

This classic country couple duet also features in our wedding duets list.

“It’s Your Love” – Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Duet

Slowing it down for one of the most beloved couples on the country music scene, McGraw and Hill have been married since 1996 and their music reveals a lot about their deep love, and showcases their incredible talent too.

In a huge list of country duets for male and female singers, It’s Your Love is the perfect choice for couples who feel a deep connection.

Released on 12, May 1997, it gives both singers the chance to shine through separate verses.

This romantic country duet is also a popular first dance at weddings.

Oh, it’s a beautiful thing, don’t think I can keep it all in, no, and if you asked me why I changed, all I gotta do is say your sweet name.

“Thank God” – Kane Brown and Katelyn Brown Duet

What a simple yet beautiful song Thank God is!

Released on 12, September 2022, country singer and social media sensation, Kane Brown harmonizes with his wife, Katelyn Brown.

So, thank god, I get to wake up by your side, snd thank god, your hand fits perfectly in mine.

Katelyn has a degree in music management, has enjoyed a solo career of her own, and is mother to Kane’s kids.

This is a great option for a soulful yet poppy tune falling into the category of ‘new country duets for male and female singers’.

“Chasing After You” – Ryan Hurd and Maren Morris Duet

The first duet between Ryan Hurd and Maren Morris, who married in 2017, was released on 12, February 2021.

They first met as songwriters where a friendship sparked, then a relationship formed – a true country music story.

Now, both artists mostly publish their own music and tour separately, so Chasing After You is a unique offering from the couple.

The song details a bumpy bond between two lovers.

But I know, yeah I know it’s a matter of time, ’til you walk, ’til you walk back out of my life, leave me standing here lonely, feeling like a fool, mm, mm.

“Babe” – Sugarland and Taylor Swift Duet

Babe is an interesting country duet karaoke song as there are actually two versions to it.

Firstly, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of Sugarland’s version was released on 20, April 2018.

Then Taylor Swift’s version was published the Red album, which was re-recorded in 2021.

And finally, Swift and Sugarland collaborated together during the Reputation tour in 2018.

Which version will you sing on karaoke? Tell us in the comments.

“Jackson” Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash Duet

We got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout!

How can you not sing along!

Arguably one of the most popular famous country duets, Jackson gives both singers time to showcase their voices and sing together.

The lyrics are pretty easy too.

Jackson was written in 1963 by by Billy Edd Wheeler and Jerry Leiber and recorded in the same year but not by the Cash couple, that occurred on 6, February 1967

The song enjoyed a revival when Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon belted it out in the movie, Walk The Line.

“Golden Ring” – George Jones and Tammy Wynette Duet

Golden Ring was released in 1976 and shares the interesting story of a couple who are in love and wedded but the relationship sees its fair share of problems.

Country’s first royal couple, Jones and Wynette harmonize for the majority of the song, the perfect chance for couples to melt their voices together.

Towards the end there is a neat slowed down section, which brings the song to a close.

“Whiskey to Wine” – Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood Duet

The final tune in our list of best country duets comes from one of the strongest couples in the industry, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood.

The official video was released on 25, November 2016, here is a live acoustic performance of the hit.

Final Words

Which of the above famous country duets tells your favorite story?

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