The Top Country Music Artists

Determining who the top country music artists are isn’t easy because there are so many of them. One of the ways to do so is to look at how their albums sell and how popular they are with country music fans around the world.Top Country Artists of All TimeWhen it comes to the all-time lists, you usually find the same three or four names near the top.

It’s unfortunate that Cline died at such a young age because chances are she would have come out with many more hits and could have easily been considered the top country western music artist ever

This list won’t change too often because of how influential these artists were, but there’s always a chance that people will disagree with the artists that popular opinion determines to be the best.Johnny CashJohnny Cash is considered by many to be the best country music artist ever because he has multiple classic songs and a very unique sound that just about everyone still loves. Whether he was singing alone or doing a duet, you always knew when you were listening to Johnny. It’s no surprise that many of Cash’s songs are covered by artists in just about every genre these days because his lyrics and overall sound just don’t sound like anything else that’s ever been made.Patsy ClinePatsy Cline is on just about everyone’s list because she had an amazing voice and put out number one hits left and right. Just about everyone knows “Walkin’ After Midnight,” but true Patsy Cline fans know that she had dozens of other great tunes. It’s unfortunate that Cline died at such a young age because chances are she would have come out with many more hits and could have easily been considered the top country western music artist ever.Hank WilliamsNo best country artist list can be without Hank Williams.

Her album, Red, topped the charts in 2012, and endorsement deals galore meant that her popularity spread way past just country music

Not only is Williams considered to be one of the best writers and singers ever in the genre, he also influenced many of the others that are considered some of the best ever, including Johnny Cash. You will be hard-pressed to find an upcoming country western music fan, young or old, who doesn’t know the lyrics to “Your Cheatin’ Heart.”Top Country Artist Right NowUnlike the list above, the current best artist will often change from year to year. Sometimes new artists can often take over the top spot because they have a new sound that people like, while other times a highly anticipated album from a well-known artist takes over the charts.Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Carrie UnderwoodIt’s not easy to come up with one artist who can be considered the top country music artist right now, but if we’re going by sales and overall popularity, it would have to be Taylor Swift. It doesn’t hurt that she appeals to fans of different genres, but the country music world absolutely loves Swift.

Her album, Red, topped the charts in 2012, and endorsement deals galore meant that her popularity spread way past just country music

Her album, Red, topped the charts in 2012, and endorsement deals galore meant that her popularity spread way past just country music.Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood have to be considered close to the top of the country western music list right now, but they’re not quite where Swift is in terms of sales and popularity. It would be no surprise at all if someone else becomes the new queen or king of the country music scene, but for the time being Swift seems to have a good grip on the title.Copyright 2013 Taylor Hill GWT Marketing. All Rights Reserved

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