11 Country Artists Who Don’t Drink Alcohol

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Country music is loaded with songs about alcohol.

However, it’s important to remember that many incredibly talented artists in the genre gave up drinking to find clarity and the best version of themselves before everything around them crumbled.

Props to these 11 artists who found sobriety over the years, and aren’t afraid to talk about it.

American Aquarium’s BJ Barham

A tweet from 2016. BJ shares plenty of updates on Twitter, and plenty of fans look to him for wisdom on their own journey of sobriety.

Jo Dee Messina

She got sober in 2004.

Margo Price

She explains the decision in a new feature in GQ.

Josh Turner

“I’ve never had a drink of alcohol in my life,” Josh once said to CBN.

Jason Isbell

Chris Janson

He quit drinking when he met his wife, Kelly, and never looked back.

Joe Nichols

Joe has been very open about his struggles with alcohol for over a decade.

Brantley Gilbert

He credited Keith Urban for saving his life when it comes to sobriety.

Keith Urban

Urban credits his wife Nicole Kidman for saving his life.

Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman are posing for a picture
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Shania Twain

“I like a clean band. I don’t like drugs. I don’t like alcohol. I like to have clean-living people around me.” – a Shania quote in Shania Twain: The Biography.

Tim McGraw

We all know this transformation. Flipping tires in the stadium parking lot has been McGraw’s new pregame for some time now.

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock