Country Wide

by gleekout29 | last updated - 11 months ago | Public

My favorite country singers, in random order

1. Blake Shelton

Actor | The Ridiculous 6

Blake Shelton was born on June 18, 1976 in Ada, Oklahoma, USA as Blake Tollison Shelton. He was previously married to Miranda Lambert and Kaynette Gern.

2. Dolly Parton

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Dolly Rebecca Parton was born on January 19, 1946, one of 12 children of Robert Lee Parton, a tobacco farmer, and Avie Lee Parton (née Owens). Dolly grew up on a run-down farm in Locust Ridge, Tennessee. At 12, she was appearing on Knoxville TV and, at 13, she was already recording on a small label...

3. Jennifer Nettles

Soundtrack | Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors

With a presentation of engaging tunes, dynamic vocals, and poetic flair in a passionately charged live setting, Jennifer Nettles and her band were quite successful during the mid- to late '90s. Originally a native of Atlanta, GA, Nettles successful career began with the release of Story of Your ...

4. Carrie Underwood

Actress | Soul Surfer

Carrie Underwood was born on March 10, 1983 in Checotah, Oklahoma, USA as Carrie Marie Underwood. She has been married to Mike Fisher since July 10, 2010. They have one child.

5. Jason Aldean

Soundtrack | Patriots Day

Jason Aldean was born on February 28, 1977 in Macon, Georgia, USA as Jason Aldine Williams. He has been married to Brittany Kerr Aldean since March 21, 2015. He was previously married to Jessica Ussery.

6. Toby Keith

Actor | Beer for My Horses

Born July 8, 1961, Toby Keith Covel was the second child of Joan and Hubert Keith (HK) Covel. He was born in Clinton, Oklahoma, and grew up with his sister (Tonnie) and his youngest sibling (a brother, Tracy) in Moore, Oklahoma. After graduating from Moore High School; Toby did not go on to college...

7. Kenny Chesney

Soundtrack | Best of CMT Music Awards

Kenny Chesney was born on March 26, 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Kenneth Arnold Chesney. He was previously married to Renée Zellweger.

8. Loretta Lynn

Soundtrack | High Crimes

Loretta Lynn was born on April 14, 1932 in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, USA as Loretta Webb. She was previously married to Oliver Lynn.

9. Faith Hill

Actress | The Stepford Wives

Faith Hill was born on September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA as Audrey Faith Perry. She has been married to Tim McGraw since October 6, 1996. They have three children. She was previously married to Daniel Hill.

10. Tim McGraw

Actor | Tomorrowland

Three-time Grammy Award winner Tim McGraw, the son of former major league reliever Tug McGraw, is a country music superstar who has sold over 40 million albums. Eleven of his album have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country album chart and he has had 21 hit No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot ...

11. Miranda Lambert

Soundtrack | Burlesque

Miranda Lambert was born on November 10, 1983 in Lindale, Texas, USA as Miranda Leigh Lambert. She was previously married to Blake Shelton.

12. Martina McBride

Soundtrack | The Muppet Christmas Carol

Martina McBride was born on July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas, USA as Martina Mariea Schiff. She has been married to John McBride since May 15, 1988. They have three children.

13. Crystal Gayle

Soundtrack | The Hateful Eight

Born January 9, 1951, in Paintsville, Kentucky, Crystal Gayle moved with her family to Wabash, Indiana, when she was still quite young. Her music career was given a big boost by her older sister, country superstar Loretta Lynn. Loretta thought that Crystal's real name of Brenda Gail Webb was not ...

14. Julianne Hough

Actress | Rock of Ages

A true triple-threat, Emmy Award-winner Julianne Hough is known to audiences around the world for her success in the worlds of film, television and music. She became a household name virtually overnight as a two-time professional champion on ABC's top-rated "Dancing With the Stars," before making a...

15. Lauren Alaina

Soundtrack | American Idol: The Search for a Superstar

Lauren Alaina (real name Lauren Alaina Suddeth) quickly became a favorite on American Idol (2002) Season Ten's list of competitors, unique in her looks and known for her devotion to God. Born and raised in Rossville, Georgia, Lauren tapped into her talent of singing when her cousin got diagnosed ...

16. Willie Nelson

Soundtrack | The Dukes of Hazzard

This versatile, eclectic, rather wanderlust country crossover star known for his classic ballads ("Always On My Mind"), autobiographical road songs ("On the Road Again") and catchy rhythms ("Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys") started out life as Willie Hugh Nelson on April 30, ...

17. Trisha Yearwood

Actress | JAG

Trisha Yearwood was born on September 19, 1964 in Monticello, Georgia, USA as Patricia Lynn Yearwood. She has been married to Garth Brooks since December 10, 2005. She was previously married to Robert Reynolds and Christopher Latham.

18. Scotty McCreery

Soundtrack | American Idol: The Search for a Superstar

Scotty McCreery was born on October 9, 1993 in Garner, North Carolina, USA as Scott Cooke McCreery.

19. Luke Bryan

Soundtrack | GCB

Luke Bryan was born on July 17, 1976 in Leesburg, Georgia, USA as Thomas Luther Bryan. He has been married to Caroline Bryan since December 8, 2006. They have two children.

20. Kellie Pickler

Soundtrack | Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Kellie Pickler was born in Albemarle, North Carolina to Cynthia Morton and Clyde "Bo" Raymond Pickler, Jr. Kelley's mother left when she was 2 but was then granted custody for two years. She was returned to her grandparents (Clyde Raymond Pickler, Sr., Faye Pickler) at age 12. Kellie's father was ...

21. Shania Twain

Soundtrack | I Heart Huckabees

Shania Twain was born as Eilleen Regina Edwards in 1965 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, one of three daughters of Clarence and Sharon (Morrison) Edwards (sister Jill is two years older and Carrie-Ann three years younger). When she was age six, her mother remarried Jerry Twain, a full-blooded Ojibwa ...

22. George Strait

Soundtrack | Pure Country

George Strait was born on May 18, 1952 in Poteet, Texas, USA as George Harvey Strait. He has been married to Norma Gail Voss since December 4, 1971. They have two children.

23. Lorrie Morgan

Actress | Nashville

Lorrie Morgan was born on June 27, 1959 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Loretta Lynn Morgan. She has been married to Randy White since September 15, 2010. She was previously married to Sammy Kershaw, Jon Randall, Brad Thompson, Keith Whitley and Ron Gaddis.

24. Gretchen Wilson

Soundtrack | Footloose

Gretchen Wilson was born on June 26, 1973 in Pocahontas, Illinois, USA as Gretchen Frances Wilson.

25. Patty Loveless

Soundtrack | A Few Good Men

Patty Loveless was born on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky, USA as Patty Lee Ramey. She has been married to Emory Gordy Jr. since February 6, 1989. She was previously married to Terry Lovelace.

26. Pam Tillis

Soundtrack | Thelma & Louise

With a gold and platinum string of highly prolific albums, Pam Tillis has been a formidable force in country music since her first Arista Records release back in 1990, when she paved the way for a new breed of female vocalists to follow.

Pam's incredible career boasts six Number One and seventeen ...

27. Troy Gentry

Soundtrack | Best of CMT Music Awards

Troy Gentry was born on April 5, 1967 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Troy Lee Gentry. He was married to Angie McClure and Kia Bradley Gentry. He died on September 8, 2017 in Medford, New Jersey, USA.

28. Laura Bell Bundy

Actress | Jumanji

Laura Bell Bundy was born on April 10, 1981 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Laura Ashley Bell Bundy. She is an actress, known for Jumanji (1995), Dreamgirls (2006) and Legally Blonde: The Musical (2007). She has been married to Thom Hinkle since June 3, 2017.

29. Eddie Montgomery

Soundtrack | Best of CMT Music Awards

Eddie Montgomery was born on September 30, 1963 in Danville, Kentucky, USA as Gerald Edward Montgomery. He is an actor, known for Best of CMT Music Awards (2009), Killinaskully (2003) and Rodney (2004). He has been married to Jennifer Belcher since April 2014. He was previously married to Tracy ...

30. Wynonna Judd

Actress | The Magic School Bus

Wynonna Judd was raised in various places across the country, beginning in her birth state of Kentucky. As her mother Naomi Judd continued pursuing her nursing career, the Judd family settled twice in California and later full-time in Kentucky. In 1979, Wynonna, Naomi and younger half-sister Ashley...

31. Billy Gilman

Self | Michael Jackson & Friends: What More Can I Give

Billy Gilman was born on May 24, 1988 in Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA as William Wendell Gilman III.

32. Naomi Judd

Actress | An Evergreen Christmas

Naomi Judd was born on January 11, 1946 in Ashland, Kentucky, USA as Diana Ellen Judd. She is an actress, known for An Evergreen Christmas (2014), Someone Like You... (2001) and Route 65 Nashville. She has been married to Larry Strickland since May 4, 1989. She was previously married to Michael ...

33. Kacey Musgraves

Soundtrack | Live by Night

Kacey Musgraves was born on August 21, 1988 in Golden, Texas, USA as Kacey Lee Musgraves. She has been married to Ruston Kelly since October 14, 2017.