Narrowing down Toby Keith's Top 25 songs is no easy job. He was able to effectively cover a variety of topics since he made his debut in 1993.

Keith could be a rabble-rouser, a balladeer or a good-time partier, depending on which tune you choose. Plus, he wrote at least two of the all-time greatest patriotic songs. Very few artists could claim hits over such a long stretch of time, though.

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During a 30-plus year career, Keith notched 20 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. His last chart-topper was "Made in America" in 2011, but in the decade since, he released important radio songs like "Don't Let the Old Man In."

A performance of that song at the 2023 People's Choice Country Awards brought fans and family to tears. The singer himself even teared up singing the powerful — and suddenly relevant — ballad.

These 25 Toby Keith hits were selected using a combination of factors, including chart position, sales figures, ToC staff opinions and readers' feedback. Read on to find out what made the cut and click on any of the links to listen.

Toby Keith's 25 Best Songs Prove He's a Country Icon

Toby Keith reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart 20 times during his 30-plus year career, but some of this best songs were deep cuts.

Here are his greatest hits — the top songs from 19 studio albums and beyond.

Toby Keith died on Feb. 5, 2024 after a two-year battle with stomach cancer.

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