Best Female Country Singers of All Time

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61 Connie Smith

I can't believe Connie Smith is rated this low. Connie's very first song, "Once a Day", became the first debut single by a female country artist to reach number one & it stayed there for 8 weeks. For nearly 50 years the single held the record for the most weeks spent at number one on the Billboard country chart by a female artist.

My mother & Connie are best friends, & Mom says she was on her way to super stardom, but put her kids & family first so not many concerts or records released. Over the last 40 years, I've asked a lot the greatest stars of country music, who is the best female vocalists in country music & over 90% have said, "Connie Smith." Great talent knows great talent, so I think that is reason enough to put her up to #1. And if Taylor Swift has ever made a country record, I have not heard it.

Love connie' voice, no other, what I call a country music, todays country female singer are not country. They ruin the real country music.

If you are going to list Connie Smith as number 49 in Country Music, then you ought to just admit your insanity right now and go home.


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62 Lorrie Morgan

Greatest singer ever in my opinion.

Love her singing, and I was a big fan until I met her. Not impressed at all. She was very unfriendly and egotistical. Never purchased any more of her music or concert tickets again after that.

One of the best and maybe least known

Lorrie Morgan is the best female country singer

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63 Jean Shepard

I think Jean Shepard is the best country artist of all times, even at the age of 81 she can still sing, in my opinion she is the Grand Lady of country music and always will be, it's a shame she hasn't be performing lately because shes not feeling well my prayers are with her for a full recovery, I love her so much shes a sweet lady and witty as well, I miss her so much. God Bless you Jean. Jeanne WAlsh my enail is jeannewalsh698@yahoo, com

I love her song "Slippin' Away" written by Bill Anderson.

When you have one of the greatest singers of all time this low, you must admit your list is absurd.

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64 Pam Tillis

Pam Tillis is great. The song "Band in the Window" from the 2006 album Rhinestoned is the best country song I've heard in a long time.

Just listen to the strength and melody in her voice. Your list should all be bumped down one spot. Because PAM TILLIS is #1.

Pam is the greatest female country singer!

Greatest female voice in country!

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65 Lucille Starr

Lucille became the first female inducted into the prestigious Canadian Country Association's "Hall of Honour". She is one of the greatest countryvocalist the world had ever known.

Great voice and unique in that she sings country and western music in the Canadian French language...

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66 Taylor Ware V 1 Comment
67 Kristen Kelly
68 Danielle Peck
69 Cam

Plus she does a great job as quarterback of Carolina.

She's amazing and deserves to be in the top ten

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70 Hillary Scott Hillary Scott

Her voice is AMAZING! Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott has the best voice there is!

She has such a beautiful voice that no singer will ever have.

Awesome voice/ great range

She deserves to be in the top ten page.

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71 Karen Fairchild
72 Lynn Anderson

Lynn Anderson belongs in the Top 10! Her contribution to Country Music as well as her talents are tremendous.

Definitely should be in the Top 10

Lynn Anderson had the biggest selling record of the 1970s, was on major network television shows throughout the 1970s, including her own televison special, she was on television commercials, was the first female to sell out Madison Square Garden in 1974, has sold millions of records, has had 11 number 1 records and over 40 top 40 records, Her rank should easily be in the top 10!

Easily ranks in the top 5
Vety few artists can SING
The variations of songs Lynncan sing
With such emotion
Just like Elvis

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73 Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash was at the forefront of progressive country music in the 80s. She also had a ton of #1 hits. She is country royalty and is still putting out amazing music. Can't believe she is not higher than a bunch of these ladies I've never heard of!

Not just the daughter of Johnny Cash. Nice Voice and beautiful personality-

One of the most innovative country singers ever. Also possesses an original powerful voice. Should be way higher on this list.

There is a popularity bias.

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74 Nanci Griffith

Talented performer in every sense: songwriter, singer, guitarist, collaborator; you name it and she nails it! I find her vocals and voice enchanting also.

Top five artist

75 Connie Francis

Though considered to be a "ballad" singer her style is definitely country. She sang mostly duets in harmony with herself.

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76 Jeannie Seely
77 Suzy Bogguss

Every time a song pops into my head, it's Suzy singing it. Put on one of her albums like Aces or Simpatico or Give Me Some Wheels and every song on that album is excellent and moving. For me, if hadn't been for Suzy, it wouldn't have been anyone.

#74...really! Very smooth voice. Saw here this year (2017) and she still has that voice...lovely person as well!

78 Skeeter Davis

Skeeter Davis number 66? I guess the devil made you do it. Does anyone on God's Earth think she is that low?

If you know anyting at all about country music, then skeeter davis should be in the top 10

Don't they know---it's the end of the world...What a great voice!

Skeeter Davis should be in the top ten. Along with Jean Shepard and Wanda Jackson she was a pioneer for female country stars long before Tammy Lorretta and Dolly hit the scene

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79 Susan Cowsill

Is a good Country Singer, in her chilhood she was part of the group The Cowsill, hear it now.

80 June Carter Cash

I am really shocked that June Carter Cash is so low on this list. She had one of the longest careers in country music and was a perfect equivalent to her husband, Johnny Cash. What a legendary life she lived. She came from the family that practically invented country music. She had relationships with James Dean and Carl Smith. She was best friends with Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn. Hank Williams almost killed her once because he was trying to shoot his wife Audrey and June was defending her. Elvis Presley opened for her during her shows. She wrote the song Ring of Fire, which is arguably the most recognizable country song of all time. She was a five time Grammy award winning singer. She should definitely be higher on this list. At least in the top ten. What a life this woman lived.

Not only the wife of Johnny Cash. Listen to her music.

The fact anyone from this family is ranked so low is proof this list is crap

She wrote Ring of Fire.

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