There are so many great guitarists in the world it would be impossible to find any agreement on who is the best. Now, of course there is a general consensus of which are among the best, and Doyle Dykes is most certainly on that list.
Doyle is usually considered a country acoustic guitarist, since he began by performing with The Stamps Quartet and then later on touring with Grand Ole Opry star Grandpa Jones before turning solo, but his style is influenced by all types of music, especially the finger picking style of the great Chet Atkins. He also serves as an endorser and clinician for Taylor Guitars, for whom he has designed a very successful Signature model guitar.
Here is a video of Doyle performing two songs that showcase his unique virtuosity: