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The Top Female Country Singers

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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.

List Criteria: Only female singers who sing in the country music genre

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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Dolly Parton

    Starting Over Again, Downtown, Shine More
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    What If It's You, Because of You (with Reba McEntire), Keep on Loving You ... More
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    Loretta Lynn

    20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Loretta Lynn, ... More
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    American Idol (Live Broadcast), Mama's Song, Play On More
    92
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    Forever and Always, A Tribute to Patsy Cline / A Portrait of Patsy Cline, ... More
    89
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    Shoes, Millenium Hits, Greatest Hits More
    83
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    The Time Has Come, My Heart, Ask The Boy More
    83
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    The House That Built Me, Heart Like Mine, Only Prettier More
    82
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    The Essential Tammy Wynette, I Still Believe in Fairy Tales, 16 Biggest ... More
    80
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    Come Home, Fireflies, Like We Never Loved at All More
    79
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    Heaven Only Knows, Evangeline, Her Best Songs More
    74
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    In Another's Eyes, Inside Out, Real Live Woman More
    73
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    Johnny and June, Collections, 16 Biggest Hits More
    72
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    It Works for Me, Spun Gold, Love Is Fair More
    71
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    An Acoustic Evening with Jennifer Nettles II / Live from Eddie's Attic, An ... More
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    Live, Forget About It, Too Late to Cry More
    69
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    Greatest Hits, Call Me Crazy, I Hope You Dance More
    68
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    Three Chords and the Truth, A Little Bit Stronger, Real Fine Place More
    68
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    Home on the Radar Range, Home, Heartbreak Town More
    67
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    Connect Set, Love Story, Taylor Swift More
    67
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    100 Proof, Small Town Girl, 100 Proof More
    67
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    Her Greatest Hits and Finest Performances, The Very Best of Anne Murray, ... More
    66
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    Crystal, We Should Be Together, Crystal Gayle in Concert More
    64
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    Catch My Breath, Cry, My December More
    64
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    What Part of No, Leave the Light On, Watch Me More
    63
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    often listed
    Lynn Anderson

    What She Does Best, The Best of Lynn Anderson, You're My Man More
    63
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    For Sentimental Reasons, Boleros y Rancheras, Heart Like a Wheel More
    63
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    A Classic Christmas, Love Heals, Revelations More
    62
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    The Long Way Home, The Ultimate Collection, Life Goes On More
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    Girls Like Me, Greatest Hits, Super Hits More
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    When Fallen Angels Fly, Patty Loveless Sings Songs of Love, Patty Loveless ... More
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    Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Good Friend and a Glass of Wine, O ... More
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    My Favorite Mistake, Rockin' the Globe Live, Good Is Good More
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    King's Record Shop, The List, The Wheel More
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    RCA Country Legends, Above and Beyond the Doll of Cutey, All of These Hits ... More
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    Country and West, Are You Happy Baby: The Collection, Dottie West Sings ... More
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    Burn, Greatest Hits, Delicious Surprise More
    57
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    The Queen of Country Music, The Collection, God's Honky Tonk Angel: The ... More
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    Under the Covers, Right on Time, 5-Mo-Fo-Ya More
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    Life Uncommon, Intimate and Interactive, Intuition / Standing Still More
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    Shooting Straight in the Dark, The Calling, Shut Up and Kiss Me More
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    Roses, From My Heart, Joy for Christmas Day More
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    Brenda, That's All (1972), Brenda Lee, The Brenda Lee Story: Her Greatest ... More
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    This Woman, 80's Ladies, Live Close By, Visit Often More
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    Never Love You Enough, Lifted Off the Ground, Single White Female More
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    20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Donna Fargo, ... More
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    Everything's Gonna Be Alright, I'm Just a Girl, Did I Shave My Legs for ... More
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    Wanda Jackson Salutes the Country Music Hall of Fame, Country Keepsakes, ... More
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    the JaneDear girls More
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    Men & Mascara, Julie Roberts More
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