They call Nashville the 10 year town.

It is very rare that anyone has any overnight success, and you need to chip away at it for your shot to make it big. People move their when they are kids with only a dream, a guitar and barley any money. But, when they do make it, they come into our lives, bring us the music that effects us, changes us and inspires us.

Country music is the greatest genre of music in the world, and we are all thankful to be part of it.

What if some of our favorite singers never actually "made" it, though? What do you think they would be doing with their lives? We decided to come up with and have some fun and come up with what some of your favorite country stars would be doing if they didn't have dreams to become singers. *Obviously, we are close.*

Ashley McBryde – Tattoo Artist
Billy Currington – Work at the local pool being a lifeguard
Blake Shelton – Butcher
Brad Paisley – Realtor
Brian Kelley – Tiki Hut Bartender
Brooks & Dunn – Retirement Resort Residents
Carly Pearce – Flight Attendant
Carrie Underwood – Lawyer
Chris Janson – House Framer
Chris Young – Bowling Alley Attendant
Dan (Dan + Shay) – Stage Production Manager
Darius Rucker - Electrician
Dierks Bentley – Police Officer
Dustin Lynch – Dentist
Eric Church – Computer Analyst
Faith Hill – Home Depot Gardening Department
Jimmie Allen – Car Mechanic
Justin Moore – Car Salesman
Kacey Musgraves – Full Time Nanny
Keith Urban – Pet Groomer
Kelsea Ballerini – Wedding Liaison
Kenny Chesney – Ambercrombie & Fitch CEO
Lee Brice – Own a Fast Food Restaurant
Luke Bryan – Sell Dewalt Tools, probably.
Luke Combs – High School Gym Teacher
Maddie (Maddie & Tae) – Kindergarten Teacher
Maren Morris – Bartender
Miranda Lambert - SPCA Volunteer
Morgan Wallen – Work at GEICO
Shay (Dan + Shay) – Broadway Performer
Tae (Maddie & Tae) – Dog Walker
Thomas Rhett – Engineer
Tim McGraw – Mall Security
Tyler Hubbard – Minister

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