Pop band Maroon 5 may have received the nod, but these country artists could easily fill the bill.

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5. Carrie Underwood - Sunday Night Football's new theme may have received a lukewarm response, but there are few stars more prepared for big stage events like this. Imagining the "Cry Pretty" singer shaking the rafters is pretty easy, isn't it?

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4. Eric Church - With Desperate Man set to drop October 5th, the halftime show would be the perfect venue for the Chief to showcase a few new songs, and singalongs like "Give Me Back My Hometown" and "Springsteen" are basically MADE for stadiums.

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3. Jason Aldean - His songs play like the ultimate tailgating soundtrack. One thing would be a given; Jason's halftime show would set a record for volume. Yes, even you, The Who.

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2. Luke Bryan - Charismatic, and full of energy, the multi time Entertainer of the Year knows how to move a crowd. Also, can you imagine the choreography to "Country Girl" and "Kick The Dust Up?" Of course you can.

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1. Garth Brooks - A few hot rumors have Garth headlining stadiums next summer. Ever the showman, and astute marketer/businessman, this would be an amazing launch of whatever Garth lays out for 2019. Plus, "Ain't Goin' Down (Till The Sun Comes Up)," anyone?