Famous Country Singers - List of Famous Country Singers

Country singers 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 Singers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
John DenverDecember 31, 1943AmericanJohn Denver, a famous American singer-songwriter and activist, is remembered for songs like Take Me Home, Country Roads and Annie's Song
Gary AllanDecember 5, 1967AmericanGary Allan is an American country music artist
Barbi BentonJanuary 28, 1950AmericanBarbi Benton is an American model actress and singer, best known for being a longtime former girlfriend of 'Playboy' founder, Hugh Hefner
Kenny RogersAugust 21, 1938AmericanKenny Rogers is an American singer and songwriter
Lorrie MorganJune 27, 1959AmericanLorrie Morgan is a famous American country singer
Conway TwittySeptember 1, 1933AmericanConway Twitty was an American country music singer
Shania TwainAugust 28, 1965CanadianShania Twain is a Canadian pop singer famous for her album ‘The Woman in me’
Keith UrbanOctober 26, 1967Australian, American, New ZealanderKeith Urban is a Grammy Award winning country music singer and guitarist
Mickie JamesAugust 31, 1979AmericanMickie Laree James-Aldis is an accomplished American professional wrestler, country singer, and model
Kimberly SchlapmanOctober 15, 1969AmericanKimberly Schlapman is an American country singer, associated with the music band, Little Big Town
Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood is a famous American country singer

AmericanMarch 10, 1983114 views

Marty Robbins

Marty Robbins was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor

AmericanSeptember 26, 1925173 views

Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell was an American singer, guitarist, television host, and actor

AmericanApril 22, 1936104 views

Faith Hill

Faith Hill is a well-known American country artist, who has made her mark by blending country with pop to develop her signature style

Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam is a famous American singer, songwriter, actor and musician

AmericanOctober 23, 1956126 views

Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett is an American musician and songwriter

AmericanDecember 25, 1946188 views

Brad Douglas Paisley

Brad Douglas Paisley is an American singer-songwriter and musician

AmericanOctober 28, 1972102 views

Robert Plant

Robert Anthony Plant is an English singer, lyricist, and musician

BritishAugust 20, 1948205 views

Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot is a renowned Canadian singer and songwriter

CanadianNovember 17, 1938172 views

Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, and actress