Give it all the love you can, as “Stand by Your Man” tops CMT’s 100 Greatest Songs of Country Music. The ranked list was announced Wednesday (June 4) during an all-star concert highlighted by Martina McBride’s powerhouse version of Tammy Wynette’s country standard.
In between performances of the Top 12 classics, the remaining 88 songs were periodically revealed on gigantic screens hanging over the stage of the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville. The six-hour documentary and concert special debuts on Sunday (June 8) at 4 p.m. ET/PT.
If only in song, Wynette and George Jones were together again, as Jones’ heartbreaker “He Stopped Loving Her Today” ranked No. 2. Jones himself delivered the ballad after enjoying the first part of the show from the front row. Read more from CMT.com!