Summer tours have allowed the hottest country men to travel the nation -- in less clothing than normal -- giving every fan a chance to see one or two of the sexiest male stars of 2012. A few look their best on stage, while others wear a suit and tie like a policeman wears his uniform. It just fits. 

Who is the sexiest male country star of 2012? You can decide for yourself after viewing this list of 10 candidates chosen for their looks, style, confidence and personality. It helps that many also have a voice capable of melting gold. Click through to see all the pictures and to comment on each. Think we missed someone important? Tell us about it.