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The sound of a female country singer, there’s not one better. Songs of heartbreak and real life have never been told better than by the biggest females of Country Music    Country Music has graced some of the greatest female singers in any other type of music.

Who Was Considered the First Female Country Singer

Ellen Muriel is known professionally as Kitty Wells. She broke down a barrier to women in country music with her 1952 hit recording “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels”, which also made her the first female country singer to top the U.S. country charts and turned her into the first female country superstar.     Kitty Wells was the only artist to be awarded top female vocalist awards for 14 consecutive years.

Let’s talk about female singers from the past decades.  Now, these are my picks, no poll, so studies, just my thoughts on the greatest ever!

Older Female Singers

  • Brenda Lee
  • June Carter Cash
  • Connie Smith
  • Jeanne Sealey
  • Minnie Pearl

Best Of The 1980s female Singers

  • Kathy Mattea
  • Dottie West
  • The Judds
  • Sylvia
  • Juice Newton

The Biggest Females Of The 1990s

  • Suzy Boggus
  • Shania Twain
  • Allison Krause
  • Terri Clark
  • Trisha Yearwood

The Early 2000’s

  • The Dixie Chicks
  • LeeAnn Womack
  • Hilary Scott (Lady A)
  • Sara Evans
  • Jennifer Nettles (Sugarland)

Today’s Top Females

  • Carly Pearce
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Kelesa Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Lainey Wilson

Now, Lets get down to business at hand.  The Greatest Female Country Male Singers Ever!  This is 100% my thoughts.  These are the artist I feel in love with and still listen to today!  The music from these artist never gets old to me.  This was not an easy list to make and it took a long time to put this list together.  So let’s do this!

My Top 10 Greatest Female Country Singers Ever!

  • #10 LeAnn Rimes

  • #9 Faith Hill

  • #8 Brenda Lee

  • #7 Tammy Wynette

  • #6 Martina McBride

  • #5 Loretta Lynn

  • #4 Reba

  • #3 Dolly Parton

  • #2 Carrie Underwood

  • #1 Patsy Cline