Roll out the red carpet! It is time for country music's finest musical superstars to wow us for the umpteenth time, albeit this time it is not their music, but their rich and inspiring lives that will make your jaws drop in disbelief and admiration. That is true! When it comes to mainstream success, country musicians may not be as widely popular as rock stars. Nevertheless, they seem to be fast outpacing their pop, rock, hip-hop peers in a never before way. No wonder, country music's clout in the music arena seems to be getting stronger with each new Billboard success. From Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood to Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan and from Miranda Lambert and Chris Young to Jake Owen and Justin Moore, country's contemporary musicians are taking the world by a storm. However, it is not just the current crop of country musicians to whom the genre owes its growing popularity. Country music fever has gripped America for decades now, thanks to maestros like Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Vince Gill, and Garth Brooks. Explore the inspiring lives of America's famous country musicians in the timeline, trivia, and facts mentioned in the biographies here.
Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift

13 December 1989

Willie NelsonWillie Nelson

29 April 1933

Kris KritoffersonKris Kristofferson

22 June 1936

Keith UrbanKeith Urban

26 October 1967

Hank WilliamsHank Williams

17 September 1923

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson

08 May 1940

Tim McGrawTim McGraw

01 May 1967

GG AllinGG Allin

29 August 1956

Jason AldeanJason Aldean

28 February 1977

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard

06 April 1937

Alan JacksonAlan Jackson

17 October 1958

Steve EarleSteve Earle

17 January 1955

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Wynonna JuddWynonna Judd

30 May 1964

Hunter HaysHunter Hayes

09 September 1991

Tyler HubbardTyler Hubbard

31 January 1987

Martie MaguireMartie Maguire

12 October 1969

Rory FeekRory Feek

25 April 1965

Brad Douglas PaisleyBrad Douglas Paisley

28 October 1972

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Kacey MusgravesKacey Musgraves

21 August 1988

Marie OsmondMarie Osmond

13 October 1959

Chris StapletonChris Stapleton

15 April 1978

Garth BrooksGarth Brooks

07 February 1962

Jenny LewisJenny Lewis

08 January 1976

Jimmy DeanJimmy Dean

10 August 1928

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Michael NesmithMichael Nesmith

30 December 1942

Jana KramerJana Kramer

02 December 1983

Brad PaisleyBrad Paisley

28 October 1972

Eric ChurchEric Church

03 May 1977

Vince GillVince Gill

12 April 1957

Lyle LovettLyle Lovett

01 November 1957

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Keith WhitleyKeith Whitley

01 July 1955

Alison KraussAlison Krauss

23 July 1971

John PrineJohn Prine

10 October 1946

David Allan CoeDavid Allan Coe

06 September 1939

Jerry ReedJerry Reed

20 March 1937

Toby KeithToby Keith

08 July 1961

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Randy MeisnerRandy Meisner

08 March 1946

Kellie PicklerKellie Pickler

28 June 1986

Josh KelleyJosh Kelley

30 January 1980

Tanya TuckerTanya Tucker

10 October 1958

Jason IsbellJason Isbell

01 February 1979

Gram ParsonsGram Parsons

05 November 1946

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Clint BlackClint Black

04 February 1962

Mindy McCreadyMindy McCready

30 November 1975

Patty GriffinPatty Griffin

16 March 1964

Rhett AkinsRhett Akins

13 October 1969

Dierks BentleyDierks Bentley

20 November 1975

Jake OwenJake Owen

28 August 1981

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Hank Williams IIIHank Williams III

12 December 1972

Jennifer NettlesJennifer Nettles

12 September 1974

Bernie LeadonBernie Leadon

19 July 1947

Natalie MainesNatalie Maines

14 October 1974

Bobbie GentryBobbie Gentry

27 July 1944

Sara EvansSara Evans

05 February 1971

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Brenda LeeBrenda Lee

11 December 1944

Roy ClarkRoy Clark

15 April 1933

Marty StuartMarty Stuart

30 September 1958

Don WilliamsDon Williams

27 May 1939

Gene AutryGene Autry

29 September 1907

Buck OwensBuck Owens

12 August 1929

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Martina McBrideMartina McBride

29 July 1966

Jim ReevesJim Reeves

20 August 1923

Gretchen WilsonGretchen Wilson

26 June 1973

Naomi JuddNaomi Judd

11 January 1946

Chet AtkinsChet Atkins

20 June 1924

Roger MillerRoger Miller

02 January 1936

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Mac DavisMac Davis

21 January 1942

Freddy FenderFreddy Fender

04 June 1937

Josh RitterJosh Ritter

21 October 1976

Hillary ScottHillary Scott

01 April 1986

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson

17 July 1952

Hoyt AxtonHoyt Axton

25 March 1938

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Johnny HortonJohnny Horton

30 April 1925

Jimmy WebbJimmy Webb

15 August 1946

Danielle BradberyDanielle Bradbery

23 July 1996

Tennessee Ernie FordTennessee Ernie Ford

13 February 1919

Mary Chapin CarpenterMary Chapin Carpenter

21 February 1958

Skeeter DavisSkeeter Davis

30 December 1931

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Charlie RichCharlie Rich

14 December 1932

Charles KelleyCharles Kelley

11 September 1981

Lynn AndersonLynn Anderson

26 September 1947