Female Country Singers

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Throughout history, there have been many women country singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female country singers such as Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Shania Twain.The women country singers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
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 1 
Taylor Swift
(Pop Icon & One of the Best-Selling Musicians of All Time)
Taylor Swift
44
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States

American pop and country music singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is a multiple Grammy award winning artist who has inspired a number of hopeful musicians. A talented artist since a young age, she achieved success with her first single and debut album in 2006. Since then, the Fearless star has not looked back and also made her acting debut in 2009.

 2 
Dolly Parton
(Singer-songwriter)
Dolly Parton
30
Birthdate: January 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sevier County, Tennessee, United States

Multifaceted personality, Dolly Parton is a singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, author and businesswoman and is known mainly for her work in country music. She has received various accolades and awards in her very successful singing career spanning several decades and has composed over 3,000 songs. She has also worked in several movies and is a prolific songwriter.

 3 
Shania Twain
(Singer Known for Her Album 'Come On Over')
Shania Twain
15
Birthdate: August 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

Widely regarded as the Queen of Country Pop, Shania Twain is the best-selling female artist in the history of country music, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide. She is also one of the best-selling music artists ever. According to Billboard, Shania Twain is the 13th Greatest Music Video Female Solo Artist ever.

 4 
Reba McEntire
26
Birthdate: March 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: McAlester, Oklahoma, United States
The Queen of Country Reba McEntire initially performed with the family band the Singing McEntires. She was discovered by Red Steagall and has since delivered 24 number one singles and 16 number one albums. She has won 12 American Music Awards for Favorite Country Female Artist, the highest to date.
 5 
Loretta Lynn
(Country Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Hits ‘You Ain't Woman Enough' and 'Fist City')
Loretta Lynn
11
Birthdate: April 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, United States

Loretta Lynn is an American singer known for her groundbreaking contribution to country music. In a career spanning six decades, she has released multiple gold albums and has won Grammy Award thrice. Apart from being the most decorated female country singer, Loretta is also the only female Academy of Country Music (ACM) Artist of the Decade (the 1970s).

 6 
Miranda Lambert
(Country Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her Albums: ‘Kerosene’, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and 'Platinum’)
Miranda Lambert
8
Birthdate: November 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States

Two-time Grammy-winning country singer Miranda Lambert is known for her hit album Platinum and the track Automatic. She was placed third in the singing contest Nashville Star. She has won more Academy of Country Music Awards than any artist. Her organization MuttNation Foundation works for rehabilitation of rescue animals.

 7 
Patsy Cline
(Singer)
Patsy Cline
10
Birthdate: September 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, United States
Died: March 5, 1963

Patsy Cline was an American singer widely regarded as one of 20th century's most influential, celebrated, and respected vocalists. Her singing style helped influence several artists and musical genres. She also helped define the Nashville Sound style associated with country music. She has been a major influence on artists, such as Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, Linda Ronstadt, and Dottie West.

 8 
Carrie Underwood
(Singer-songwriter)
Carrie Underwood
17
Birthdate: March 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States

Carrie Underwood is an American singer-songwriter and one of the best female country music singers of all time. Dubbed Country Music's reigning Queen, Underwood has influenced several other singers, such as Kelsea Ballerini, Lucy Hale, Lauren Alaina, Mollie King, and Danielle Bradbery. In 2014, she was named on Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.

 9 
Mandy Moore
(Singer, Actress)
Mandy Moore
10
Birthdate: April 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Mandy Moore is a popular singer, songwriter, and actress who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Apart from her entertainment career, Moore is a known philanthropist who endorses the philosophy of effective altruism. In 2017, she was an active participant at the Los Angeles Women's March.

 10 
Tammy Wynette
(Singer-songwriter)
Tammy Wynette
11
Birthdate: May 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States
Died: April 6, 1998
Country singer Tammy Wynette, named the First Lady of Country Music, is best remembered for the track Stand by Your Man. She remains one of the best-selling female country artists of all time. She was also married to country singer George Jones, which made them a musical power couple.
 11 
Jennette McCurdy
(Filmmaker, Podcaster and Former Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Sam Puckett’ in the Nickelodeon Sitcom ‘iCarly’)
Jennette McCurdy
11
Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

An American actress, singer, songwriter, filmmaker, writer, and YouTuber, Jennette McCurdy is truly an inspiration to several young girls and women; despite suffering from conditions like obsessive-compulsive disorder, anorexia, and bulimia, McCurdy has managed to establish herself as a successful entertainer. As a writer, she has contributed immensely to publications like The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Seventeen.

 12 
June Carter Cash
(Country Singer, Five-Time Grammy Award-Winner)
June Carter Cash
5
Birthdate: June 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maces Spring, Virginia, United States
Died: May 15, 2003

A woman of many talents, June Carter Cash was an American singer-songwriter, author, comedian, actress, and dancer. In 2003, she was named in Country Music Television's 40 Greatest Women of Country Music list. Her relationship with Johnny Cash inspired the 2005 film Walk the Line, where she was portrayed by Reese Witherspoon. June was also a well-known philanthropist.

 13 
Jewel
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jewel
10
Birthdate: May 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Payson, Utah, United States
 14 
Olivia Newton-John
(One of the Best-selling Artists, Who Starred in the Musical 'Grease')
Olivia Newton-John
28
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, US
Died: August 8, 2022

Olivia Newton-John's breathy voice and stunning beauty made her one of the biggest pop stars of the 1970s. She charmed generations of movie viewers in the blockbuster film Grease. Following a string of country and soft-rock hits, Newton-John starred opposite John Travolta in the 1978  blockbuster Grease, considered as one the most popular movie musicals of all time.

 15 
Miley Cyrus
(Pop Artist who Has the Most US Billboard 200 Top-5 Albums in the 21st Century by a Female)
Miley Cyrus
36
Birthdate: November 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Franklin, Tennessee, United States

Miley Cyrus, the American singer-songwriter and actress, is known for her wide range in music, spanning from pop and country pop to hip hop. The portrayal of the title character of television series, Hannah Montana, made her a teen idol. Her personal life has often sparked controversy, especially when she came out as pansexual and talked about use of cannabis.

 16 
LeAnn Rimes
(Country Music Singer Who Topped the Charts at age 13 for Her Single ‘Blue’)
LeAnn Rimes
19
Birthdate: August 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Two-time Grammy-winning country singer LeAnn Rimes gained fame for her cover of the Bill Mack track Blue at 13. Apart from her multi-platinum debut album, Rimes is also known for the track How Do I Live, which was declared the most successful song of the 1990s by Billboard
 17 
Kacey Musgraves
(Singer-Songwriter)
Kacey Musgraves
8
Birthdate: August 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Golden, Texas, United States
Country singer Kacey Musgraves has won six Grammys, including one for her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park. She had started as part of the children’s country duo Texas Two Bits and explored a solo career later. She has also appeared on the singing reality show Nashville Star.
 18 
Faith Hill
(One of the Most Successful Country Music Artists of All Time)
Faith Hill
7
Birthdate: September 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Star, Mississippi, United States
Country music legend Faith Hill is best known for her hits This Kiss and Breathe. Her track There You'll Be was part of the Pearl Harbor soundtrack. She has won five Grammys and 15 ACM Awards and has appeared in movies such as Dixieland and The Stepford Wives.
 19 
Elle King
(American Singer-Songwriter & Multi-Instrumentalist)
Elle King
7
Birthdate: July 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

American singer, Elle King, made her mark in showbiz when her debut single Good To Be A Man was released in March 2012 as a digital download. Her 2014 single Ex's & Oh's became one of the top songs in US. Under the Influence, America's Sweetheart, Good Girls, Different for Girls, Wild Love are some of her other popular songs.

 20 
Sheryl Crow
(One of the Best Selling Pop, Rock Singer-Songwriter with Nine Grammy Awards)
Sheryl Crow
5
Birthdate: February 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kennett, Missouri, United States

Sheryl Crow is an American musician, actress, and singer-songwriter. Over the years, Crow has contributed to several film soundtracks, including the iconic theme song for the popular James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies. After being diagnosed with intraductal carcinoma, a form of breast cancer, Sheryl Crow opened the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center by joining hands with her surgeon Kristi Funk.

 21 
Nancy Sinatra
(Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Song 'These Boots Are Made for Walkin')
Nancy Sinatra
6
Birthdate: June 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

The oldest daughter of Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra established herself as a popular singer and actress during the 1960s and 1970s. At the age of 54, she posed for Playboy magazine, becoming one of the oldest women to do so. In 2006, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 22 
Kelsea Ballerini
(Country Pop Singer Known for Her Single 'Love Me Like You Mean It')
Kelsea Ballerini
14
Birthdate: September 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mascot, Tennessee, United States

Kelsea Ballerini is an American singer and songwriter. Ballerini became the first female artist since Carrie Underwood in 2006 to have her debut single top the Country Airplay chart. Kelsea Ballerini is the recipient of several prestigious awards, such as CMT Music Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, and Teen Choice Awards.

 23 
Trisha Yearwood
(Country Singer Best Known for Her Hit single ‘She's in Love with the Boy’)
Trisha Yearwood
12
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monticello, Georgia, United States

Trisha Yearwood is an American recording artist, television personality, actress, author, and celebrity chef. She is credited with releasing several chart-busting albums that have sold millions of copies worldwide. Also known for her philanthropic activities Trisha Yearwood has been supporting Habitat for Humanity, a charity home building group, for many years now.

 24 
Jana Kramer
(Country Singer and Actress Known for Her Role as 'Alex Dupre' on the Television Series 'One Tree Hill')
Jana Kramer
5
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States

Jana Kramer is an American singer and actress who was adjudged Top New Female Artist at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards. A multi-talented personality, Kramer is also known for her skills as a dancer; she finished fourth after competing in the popular dance competition television series Dancing with the Stars in 2016.

 25 
Emmylou Harris
(Singer, Songwriter and Musician)
Emmylou Harris
12
Birthdate: April 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Emmylou Harris is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Apart from being a bandleader, a solo artist, and an interpreter of other artists' works, Harris is also an activist; since 1999, she has been conducting Concerts for a Landmine Free World, an annual benefit tour. She is also an ardent supporter of animal rights organizations, such as PETA.

 26 
Sasha Pieterse
(Actress, Singer)
Sasha Pieterse
12
Birthdate: February 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Sasha Pieterse is an actress, songwriter, and singer. She is best known for playing Alison DiLaurentis in the popular mystery thriller TV series, Pretty Little Liars. Also known for her dancing skills, Pieterse took part in the season 25 of Dancing with the Stars where she finished tenth.  In 2019, Pieterse helped build houses by working with Habitat for Humanity.

 27 
Wynonna Judd
(One of the Best-Selling Country Artists of All Time)
Wynonna Judd
4
Birthdate: May 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky, United States

Wynonna Judd is an American country music singer. One of the most decorated female country singers of her generation, Judd was honored with a star on the Music City Walk of Fame for her contribution to music. Also a philanthropist, Judd joined hands with Habitat for Humanity and helped raise more than $90 million to aid victims of natural disasters.

 28 
Alison Krauss
9
Birthdate: July 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois, United States
 29 
Crystal Gayle
(Country Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her 1977 Hit Single 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue')
Crystal Gayle
11
Birthdate: January 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paintsville, Kentucky, United States
Country-pop crossover singer Crystal Gayle is best known for her Billboard-topping track Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue and her Hot 100-charting single Talking in Your Sleep. She also gained fame for her signature floor-length hair and was named to Country Music Television’s 40 Greatest Women of Country Music.
 30 
Rosanne Cash
(Country Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Breakout Single 'Seven Year Ache')
Rosanne Cash
5
Birthdate: May 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Rosanne Cash is an American singer-songwriter. The daughter of musician Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash followed in the footsteps of her father. Also a humanitarian, Cash supports many charitable organizations like Children, Incorporated, which supports young adults and children. She has also been a board member of an organization called Center To Prevent Youth Violence, which works towards preventing gun violence.

 31 
Kellie Pickler
(Singer-Songwriter)
Kellie Pickler
7
Birthdate: June 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Albemarle, North Carolina, United States
 32 
Tanya Tucker
(Singer-Songwriter)
Tanya Tucker
10
Birthdate: October 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seminole, Texas, United States
 33 
Gabby Barrett
12
Birthdate: March 5, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Munhall, Pennsylvania, United States
 34 
Barbi Benton
(Former Girlfriend of Hugh Hefner)
Barbi Benton
6
Birthdate: January 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Model Barbi Benton is best known for her stint with Playboy magazine. She also appeared in the series Playboy After Dark, Sugar Time!, and Hee Haw, and released several albums. She dated Playboy founder Hugh Hefner for a while and then married real-estate developer George Gradow.
 35 
Jennifer Nettles
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jennifer Nettles
11
Birthdate: September 12, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Douglas, Georgia, United States
 36 
Brenda Lee
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her 1960 Hit 'I’m Sorry' and 1958’s 'Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree')
Brenda Lee
10
Birthdate: December 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Brenda Lee is a singer best-known for performing country music and pop. One of the earliest pop singers to enjoy a contemporary international following, Lee was among the most-charted singers during the 1960s. A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Lee is the only female performer to be inducted into both the Country Music and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.

 37 
Lorrie Morgan
(Country Singer)
Lorrie Morgan
9
Birthdate: June 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Loretta Morgan, daughter of country singer George Morgan, began her career as a singer at age 13. She is known for her best-selling platinum-certified album Reflections: Greatest Hits and her Billboard-charting songs such as Five Minutes and What Part of No. She was also inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
 38 
Anne Murray
(The First Canadian Female Solo Singer to Reach No. 1 on the U.S. Charts)
Anne Murray
10
Birthdate: June 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Springhill, Canada
Canadian singer Anne Murray became the first Canadian female solo artist with No. 1 tracks on the American charts and the first to get a “gold” certification. The four-time Grammy-winning artist is best known for hits such as Snowbird and is part of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.
 39 
Lauren Alaina
(Singer-songwriter)
Lauren Alaina
11
Birthdate: November 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rossville, Georgia, U.S.
 40 
Martina McBride
(Singer-Songwriter)
Martina McBride
11
Birthdate: July 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sharon, Kansas, United States
 41 
Barbara Mandrell
8
Birthdate: December 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
 42 
Mindy McCready
(Platinum-selling country music singer who is known for albums like 1996's Ten Thousand Angels)
Mindy McCready
4
Birthdate: November 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Died: February 17, 2013
 43 
Bobbie Gentry
(Singer-Songwriter)
Bobbie Gentry
9
Birthdate: July 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chickasaw County, Mississippi, United States
 44 
Natalie Maines
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer)
Natalie Maines
3
Birthdate: October 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States
 45 
Jessie James Decker
(Country Singer-songwriter Known for Her Album 'Jessie James')
Jessie James Decker
1
Birthdate: April 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy
Country and pop singer Jessica James Decker is known for her singles such as Wanted, Lights Down Low, and Boys in the Summer. She and her husband, NFL wide receiver Eric Decker, starred in their own reality show, Eric & Jessie: Game On. She owns a clothing line named Kittenish.
 46 
Georgia Holt
(Singer, Actress and Model)
Georgia Holt
9
Birthdate: June 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kensett, Arkansas, United States

Georgia Holt is a retired American actress, singer-songwriter, and former model. After beginning her career as a child singer, Holt started appearing on popular TV shows which increased her popularity. In 2013, Georgia Holt became the subject of a documentary titled Dear Mom, Love Cher, which also featured her famous daughter Cher.

 47 
Kitty Wells
(Singer)
Kitty Wells
3
Birthdate: August 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 16, 2012
 48 
Jessi Colter
(Country Singer)
Jessi Colter
9
Birthdate: May 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
 49 
Laura Benanti
(Actress)
Laura Benanti
10
Birthdate: July 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 50 
Sara Evans
(Singer-Songwriter)
Sara Evans
7
Birthdate: February 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boonville, Missouri, United States