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The Top Female Country Singers

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

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.
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    the people's #1 & most listed Starting Over Again, Downtown, Shine

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Loretta Lynn, ...

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    ranked low on reranks American Idol (Live Broadcast), Mama's Song, Play On

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    Forever and Always, A Tribute to Patsy Cline / A Portrait of Patsy Cline, ...

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    What If It's You, Because of You (with Reba McEntire), Keep on Loving You ...

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    The Time Has Come, My Heart, Ask The Boy

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    The House That Built Me, Heart Like Mine, Only Prettier

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Heaven Only Knows, Evangeline, Her Best Songs

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    Shoes, Millenium Hits, Greatest Hits

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    The Essential Tammy Wynette, I Still Believe in Fairy Tales, 16 Biggest ...

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    Come Home, Fireflies, Like We Never Loved at All

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    Live, Forget About It, Too Late to Cry

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    Johnny and June, Collections, 16 Biggest Hits

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    It Works for Me, Spun Gold, Love Is Fair

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    ranked low on reranks In Another's Eyes, Inside Out, Real Live Woman

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    Home on the Radar Range, Home, Heartbreak Town

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    An Acoustic Evening with Jennifer Nettles II / Live from Eddie's Attic, An ...

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    Her Greatest Hits and Finest Performances, The Very Best of Anne Murray, ...

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    For Sentimental Reasons, Boleros y Rancheras, Heart Like a Wheel

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    A Classic Christmas, Love Heals, Revelations

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    Greatest Hits, Call Me Crazy, I Hope You Dance

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    Girls Like Me, Greatest Hits, Super Hits

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    Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Good Friend and a Glass of Wine, O ...

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    100 Proof, Small Town Girl, 100 Proof

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    ranked low on reranks Three Chords and the Truth, A Little Bit Stronger, Real Fine Place

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    Crystal, We Should Be Together, Crystal Gayle in Concert

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    The Long Way Home, The Ultimate Collection, Life Goes On

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks What She Does Best, The Best of Lynn Anderson, You're My Man

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    What Part of No, Leave the Light On, Watch Me

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    King's Record Shop, The List, The Wheel

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    ranked low on reranks When Fallen Angels Fly, Patty Loveless Sings Songs of Love, Patty Loveless ...

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    often listed Shooting Straight in the Dark, The Calling, Shut Up and Kiss Me

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    Burn, Greatest Hits, Delicious Surprise

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    My Favorite Mistake, Rockin' the Globe Live, Good Is Good

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    RCA Country Legends, Above and Beyond the Doll of Cutey, All of These Hits ...

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    Under the Covers, Right on Time, 5-Mo-Fo-Ya

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    Country and West, Are You Happy Baby: The Collection, Dottie West Sings ...

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    Life Uncommon, Intimate and Interactive, Intuition / Standing Still

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    The Queen of Country Music, The Collection, God's Honky Tonk Angel: The ...

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    Brenda, That's All (1972), Brenda Lee, The Brenda Lee Story: Her Greatest ...

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    Never Love You Enough, Lifted Off the Ground, Single White Female

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    Wanda Jackson Salutes the Country Music Hall of Fame, Country Keepsakes, ...

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    20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Donna Fargo, ...

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    Roses, From My Heart, Joy for Christmas Day

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    Everything's Gonna Be Alright, I'm Just a Girl, Did I Shave My Legs for ...

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    added by CrossbonesGT Juice, Can't Wait All Night, Greatest Hits

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    added by Coolza Just Keep Me Moving, Invincible Summer, Watershed

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    added by ivorim I’m With You (The Voice Performance), Over You (The Voice Performance), My ...

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    This Woman, 80's Ladies, Live Close By, Visit Often

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    Men & Mascara, Julie Roberts

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