Rolling Stone Magazine just plopped their '100 Greatest Country Artists' list on us and it has some surprise to it. The newest country artist on the list in just the Top 20 is Garth Brooks!

Check it out:

1. Merle Haggard
2. Hank Williams
3. Johnny Cash
4. Loretta Lynn
5. The Carter Family
6. Willie Nelson
7. Waylon Jennings
8. Dolly Parton
9. George Jones
10. Garth Brooks
11. Jimmie Rodgers
12. Patsy Cline
13. Buck Owens
14. Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
15. Ray Price
16. Tammy Wynette
17. Glen Campbell
18. Eddy Arnold
19. Roger Miller
20. George Strait

Alan Jackson at #28
Miranda Lambert at #33
Reba at #36
Dixie Chicks?? at #45
Alabama at #79

The next three will probably get you a little warm under your collar:

Brad Paisley at #97
Keith Urban at #98
Carrie Underwood at #99.

 

(Via: RollingStone.com)