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The Best Country Artists Of 2021

January 20, 2021 1.5k votes 47 voters56 items

List RulesOnly country artists releasing new music in 2021.

Here are the best country artists of 2021, ranked by fans everywhere. Only including popular artists releasing new music today, this list of current country singers features rising stars, like Parker McCollum and American Idol third place winner Gabby Barrett, as well as the most famous names of the genre, like Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert. And don't forget country music's biggest bands, like Lady A and Old Dominion. Who are the top country artists dominating the charts in 2021? 

Vote up the best country artists of the year, and add your favorites if they deserve a spot on this list.

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  • Kane Brown3

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