Biggest Female Country Artists Right Now

Country is a really interesting genre of music and it is currently seeing a lot more female artists make their way through to be pretty big players in the game. There are more established female artists, like Carrie Underwood, while there are also a lot of newcomers that are really making waves at the moment.

If you are a fan of country music it’s a good idea to check out some of the newer artists to see what they are about. There are some artists that have won a number of awards and have even had hits on mainstream charts. While other’s careers are just getting started.

No matter who your favourite country artist is, expanding your horizons is a good idea; you never know when you are going to find someone new and exciting. The face of country music is always changing and evolving, but have a read on below at some of the hottest female country artists you should check out:


Carly Pearce

If you are looking for a great live performer, you simply cannot go past Carly Pearce. She has recently been touring with Russell Dickerson and Rascal Flatts. Her next album is set to come out soon, fans are hoping. One of her more popular tunes, Closer to You, is everything fans wanted from the country music singer and it be will interesting to see what she has planned over the next couple of years.


Carrie Underwood

No hottest female country music list, or even just all best country music artist’s list, would be complete without the major force that is Carrie Underwood. She is not afraid to change it up and she always seems to deliver for the fans. If you ever get the chance you need to see Carrie Underwood live. She is becoming such a big name that even those outside the country music scene know who she is.


Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves is certainly a must for this list, especially if you consider that she has won CMA, ACM and a Grammy award. One of her most popular songs, Rainbow, is a must see live. Although she may lack in a little confidence when performing live and may not put on that typical big and fancy live show that you would expect, she is still worthwhile seeing.


Kelsea Ballerini

Another major player in the game and a headliner in her own right, one of her most recent tours was the Miss Me More tour, which was with Brett Young. The amazing thing about this artist is that she is just 25, so if she continues to track in the same direction she could be one of the most influential people on the country music genre. When you are looking for a country music hit, Kelsea Ballerini certainly delivers.


Runaway June

This amazing trio certainly should be on this list, albeit they are probably not currently as popular as some of the other female artists on this list. This band was the opening act for Carrie Underwood on her Cry Pretty tour, so if the biggest female name in country gives her blessing, then you know this band is actually pretty good.


Kassi Ashton

If you are looking for someone new and relatively unknown, then you cannot go past Kassi Ashton. She releases her music whenever she wants and doesn’t have time for announcements! Do yourself a favour and make sure you check out her music videos, they are truly amazing, especially on singles like Violins and Pretty Shiny Things. Fans will be watching her closely to see what she does next.






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