Country Singers The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked  

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Many popular country singers are African American and this list contains information on all those country singers who are black. The best black country singers come in many forms. Some famous African American country musicians began their careers in other genres while other black country stars are country through and through. A few famous black country singers have also won Grammy Awards.

Who will you find on this top country singers who are black list? Darius Rucker of Hootie & the Blowfish fame released one solo R&B album before dropping his country music debut, Learn to Live. He even won the best New Artist Award at the 2009 CMAs. Tina Turner is another great African American artist who dabbled in country music. Mickey Guyton made quite a splash on the country music scene as well. Other great black country singers include Charley Pride, Trini Triggs, and Aaron Neville.

Which black country singer is your favorite? Give the best performers a thumbs up and add anyone you think is missing.

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Charley Pride is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
There's a Little Bit of Hank in Me, Christmas in My Home Town, Best of the Best: Inducted into the Hall of Fame 2000

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109 33
Darius Rucker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Charleston, SC 1966, Back to Then

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45 33
Aaron Neville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Aaron Neville's Soulful Christmas, Warm Your Heart, Believe

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28 18
Trini Triggs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked

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23 17
Petrella is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Petrella

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33 28
Cowboy Troy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Black in the Saddle, Loco Motive, Beginner's Luck

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23 21
Milton Patton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Milton Patton

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25 26
Carolina Chocolate Drops is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Leaving Eden, Heritage, Dona Got a Ramblin’ Mind

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14 13
Mickey Guyton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked

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32 36
Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Private Dancer, What's Love Got to Do With It, Simply the Best

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9 10
Cleve Francis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked

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9 12
Miko Marks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
It Feels Good, Freeway Bound

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10 14
Carl Ray is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Carl Ray

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5 11
Vicki Vann is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked

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5 11
Scott Eversoll is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Scott Eversoll

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11 20
Candi Staton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Candi Staton, Evidence: The Complete Fame Records Masters, Candi Staton

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4 13
Dwight Quick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Dwight Quick

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10 24
The Pointer Sisters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Energy, Break Out, Slow Hand