The Best Country Singers Of 2023
From tailgates and tan lines to beers in their tears, 2023's country music scene is hotter than ever. Both industry legends and budding singer-songwriters are releasing new music while also embarking on national concert tours. The year's most popular festivals, Stagecoach and Tortuga, once again hit the road with headliners Shania Twain, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, and Chris Stapleton – as well as national tours by some of your other favorite country superstars. Her Royal Highness Dolly Parton never ceases to build open her empire of businesses, music, charities, and television specials; and millennial superstars Morgan Wallen and Luke Combs continue to dominate the Billboard country charts with their undeniable bangers.
Which trending country musicians are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best country artists of 2023, and be sure to also check out this year's top new country songs afterwards.
- Morgan Cole Wallen (born May 13, 1993) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He competed in the sixth season of The Voice, originally as a member of Usher's team, but later as a member ...more
- Luke Albert Combs (born March 2, 1990) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Born and raised in North Carolina, Combs began performing as a child, most notably performing at Carnegie ...more
- Christopher Alvin Stapleton (born April 15, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and grew up in Staffordsville, Kentucky, until ...more
- Samuel Timothy McGraw (born May 1, 1967) is an American country singer and actor. McGraw has released fifteen studio albums (eleven for Curb Records, three for Big Machine Records and one for Arista ...more
- Cody Johnson (born May 21, 1987 in Sebastopol, Texas) is an American Texas country singer-songwriter. He has self-released six albums; the sixth album Gotta Be Me debuted at number two on Billboard's ...more
- George Harvey Strait Sr. (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer. George Strait is known as the "King of Country" and is considered one of the ...more