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

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Petrella is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Petrella

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Aaron Neville is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Aaron Neville Aaron Neville's Soulful Christmas, Warm Your Heart, Believe

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Trini Triggs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked

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Carolina Chocolate Drops is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Carolina Chocolate Drops Leaving Eden, Heritage, Dona Got a Ramblin’ Mind

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Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Tina Turner Private Dancer, What's Love Got to Do With It, Simply the Best

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Milton Patton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Milton Patton

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Cowboy Troy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Cowboy Troy Black in the Saddle, Loco Motive, Beginner's Luck

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

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Mickey Guyton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Mickey Guyton

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

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

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Scott Eversoll is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Scott Eversoll

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Vicki Vann is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Black Country Singers, Ranked
Vicki Vann

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

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

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