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 from different backgrounds. 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 singers are your favorites? Who is the best female Black country singer? Which young Black country singer do you think could be responsible for the best Black country song of all time? Give the best performers a thumbs up and add any Black country artists you think are missing.
- 1Charley Frank Pride (born March 18, 1934) is an American singer, musician, guitarist, business... more on Wikipedia782182
- 2Darius Carlos Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American singer and songwriter. He first gained... more on Wikipedia871228
- 3Kane Allen Brown (born October 21, 1993) is an American country music singer and songwriter.... more on Wikipedia467211
- 4Aaron Joseph Neville (born January 24, 1941) is an American R&B and soul vocalist and... more on Wikipedia326208
- 6Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), professionally known as simply Ray... more on Wikipedia515
- 7Candace Mycale "Mickey" Guyton (born June 17, 1983) is an American country music singer and... more on Wikipedia10981
- 8Troy Lee Coleman III (born December 18, 1970), better known by his stage name Cowboy Troy, is... more on Wikipedia181157
- 12Trini Triggs (born August 8, 1965 in Natchitoches, Louisiana) is an American country music... more on Wikipedia136135
- 14Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock, November 26, 1939) is an internationally recognized... more on Wikipedia118148
- 15Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and... more on Wikipedia
- 16Cleveland Francis (born April 22, 1945 in Jennings, Louisiana) is an American country music... more on Wikipedia5071
- 17The Carolina Chocolate Drops is an old-time string band from Durham, North Carolina. Their... more on Wikipedia
- 18Montero Lamar Hill (born April 9, 1999), known professionally as Lil Nas X, is an American... more on Wikipedia119195
- 19The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California, who achieved... more on Wikipedia59106
- 20Miko Marks is an American country singer. She was born in Flint, Michigan. She attended... more on Wikipedia3479
- 21Victoria "Vicki" Vann (born Victoria Araceli Denise Vann Turnbough, July 14, 1980) is an... more on Wikipedia2770
- 24Canzetta Maria "Candi" Staton (, STAY-tən) (born March 13, 1940) is an American... more on Wikipedia3088