Famous Country Musicians - List of Famous Country Musicians

A country musician may refer to a kind of singer who is involved in the production of music that has elements of both traditional and popular music. Country musicians or singers are thus involved in music that is generally of folk style generally concerning the rural United States or the music inspired by the cow boys of Western America. This genre of country music has its roots in Southern United States, where it originated in the 1920’s and gained worldwide acclaim around the 1940’s. With the development of television, radio and other forms of mass communication devices, country, and music began to be listed to across the world and slowly gained popularity in other countries. In the 21st century, there are many famous and prominent country music singers and even country music bands that are immensely popular among music audiences. Some of the main characteristics of country music include strong instrumental elements that are often complemented by ballads and dance tunes. Here is a list of the famous country music singers. To learn some of the most intriguing and fascinating facts about their lives, scroll down and continue to read their biographies along with trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

The Most Famous Country Musicians

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Keith UrbanOctober 26, 1967Australian, American, New ZealanderKeith Urban is a Grammy Award winning country music singer and guitarist
Jason AldeanFebruary 28, 1977AmericanJason Aldean (Jason Aldine Williams) is a well-known American country music singer
GG AllinAugust 29, 1956AmericanGG Allin was a controversial American punk rock singer and songwriter
Wynonna JuddMay 30, 1964AmericanWynonna Judd is an American country singer and part of the popular country music duo ‘The Judds.’ This biography profiles her childhood, family, personal life, career, etc.
Hunter HayesSeptember 9, 1991AmericanHunter Hays is a famous American country singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter
Ringo StarrJuly 7, 1940BritishRingo Starr is the legendary drummer for ‘The Beatles’
Tyler HubbardJanuary 31, 1987AmericanTyler Reed Hubbard is an accomplished American country musician
Tim McGrawMay 1, 1967AmericanTim McGraw is one of the most popular American country singer, song-writer and an actor.
Steve EarleJanuary 17, 1955AmericanSteve Earle is a Grammy award winning singer-songwriter, whose albums have a mix of folk, country and rock music
Taylor SwiftDecember 13, 1989AmericanTaylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter and one of the most popular female recording artists
Martie Maguire

Martie Maguire

Martie Maguire is a musician best known for being one of the founding members of the music band Dixie Chicks

AmericanOctober 12, 196970 views

Brad Douglas Paisley

Brad Douglas Paisley is an American singer-songwriter and musician

AmericanOctober 28, 1972102 views

Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson was an American musician, singer-songwriter, and an actor

AmericanMay 8, 1940104 views

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, poet, social activist, and actor

AmericanApril 29, 1933137 views

Alan Jackson

Alan Eugene Jackson is an American musician, songwriter, and singer

AmericanOctober 17, 1958145 views

Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson is an American singer, songwriter and actor

AmericanJune 22, 1936134 views

Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard was an influential and renowned American country singer, song-writer, guitarist, fiddler and instrumentalist

AmericanApril 6, 1937128 views

Steve Earle

Steve Earle is a Grammy award winning singer-songwriter, whose albums have a mix of folk, country and rock music

AmericanJanuary 17, 1955153 views

GG Allin

GG Allin was a controversial American punk rock singer and songwriter

AmericanAugust 29, 1956219 views

Tyler Hubbard

Tyler Reed Hubbard is an accomplished American country musician

AmericanJanuary 31, 1987167 views