8 Country Music Trailblazers To Mark International Women’s Day

Loretta Lynn

Her career has spanned 6 decades and her accolades and awards make her the most decorated female artists of our time. Loretta is one of country music’s most prolific songwriters and she continues to prove that pressed coal will create diamonds.

Miranda Lambert

Talk about having grit and grace. Miranda has proven that struggles are no match for her strength. She is a leader of powerful female country anthems with songs like, “Gunpowder and Lead” and “Kerosene” being a karaoke staple.

Patsy Cline

The Country Music Hall Of Fame cites Patsy as the most popular female country singer in recorded history. Despite her tragically short life, her legacy has given her iconic status that rivals Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.

Dixie Chicks

Its undeniable that the Dixie Chicks have heavily influenced country music.

Reba McEntire

There is very little that Reba can’t accomplish with God and her girlfriends by her side and this fiery red head’s list of accomplishments is lengthy! She’s been a powerful force in country music for four decades!

Shania Twain

From catwalks, to catsuits, to country music, Shania is a legend, icon, and trailblazer.

Dolly Parton

Not only is Dolly outrageously funny, but she is one of the entertainment industry’s greatest talents. It’s her undeniable charm that has made her a legend in pop culture. We will always love you, Dolly.

Carrie Underwood

One of country music’s modern day leading ladies, Carrie balances her mega career with motherhood like a pro and champions various charities and initiatives throughout the year.

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