List Criteria: Only female singers who sing in the country music genre
Some of the biggest selling and most popular singers in country music are women. With their heartfelt lyrics, strong vocal range and magnetic personalities, these ladies are many country music fans' favorite singers. Many of the top female country singers are the genre's most popular. Singers like Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill and top selling female singer of all time, Shania Twain are on this list.
Many of the legends of country music are ladies who helped paved the way for the today's top female country singers. Women like the late June Carter Cash, Dolly Parton, Wynonna and Linda Ronstadt are some country music's icons whom have made a lasting impact on the genre. As some of the foremothers of country music, they are considered to be not only the some of the top singers from a lyrical and popularity standpoint, but also due to their importance in making it culturally acceptable for country music to accept females as well in the usually macho genre.
Vote for who you think should be considered the top female country singer on this Ultimate List. There are so many of the most recognizable ladies in country so you really can't go wrong with whomever you deem to be the top female country singer.
I'm on the same page-but I don't recognize one or 2 ,I despise Michael Jackson and I have a list at least that long that includes guitar gods (Satrianio, Vai, E Johnson DiMeola...list goes on)blues legends, Jazz and Jazz Fusion, some great singers-not all rock, and a small handfull of country music artists-
No apologies for Beatles or GWAR