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Top Ten Country Singers 2015

Carrie ​Underwood​
Carrie ​Underwood​

Regardless of why Underwood decided to skip out on the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards, one thing is obvious: In recent years, Carrie Underwood has quickly become one of the most decorated and awarded women at the ACM event.

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Keith Urban​
Keith Urban​

Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand Australian country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States the following year.

Taylor Swift​
Taylor Swift​

The singer was one of eight artists to receive a 50th Anniversary Milestone Award at the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards. In 2016, Swift won three Grammy Awards for 1989—Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Music Video for "Bad Blood".

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Kelly ​Clarkson​
Kelly ​Clarkson​

Her accolades include three Grammy Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, four American Music Awards, and two Academy of Country Music Awards. Billboard hailed Clarkson as "one of pop music's greatest singers" and honored her with the Powerhouse Award for her vocals.

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Kris ​Kristofferson​
Kris ​Kristofferson​

In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup The Highwaymen, and formed a key creative force in the Outlaw country music movement that eschewed the Nashville music machine in favor of independent songwriting and producing.

Ray Charles​
Ray Charles​

In 1963, by Sandra Jean Betts, Ray Charles had a daughter, Sheila, a singer-songwriter, who died of breast cancer on June 15, 2017. In 1966, his daughter Aretha was born to a woman who remains unidentified, and another daughter, Alexandra, was born to Chantal Bertrand.

LeAnn Rimes​
LeAnn Rimes​

In 2004, Rimes released her second greatest hits album, The Best of LeAnn Rimes, internationally in February. Rimes would also team up with country singer and idol Reba McEntire to contribute to the 2004 Dr. Pepper commercial campaign.

Bob Dylan​
Bob Dylan​

Folk rock singer-songwriter Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota, to parents Abram and Beatrice Zimmerman. He and his younger brother David were raised in the community of Hibbing, where he graduated from Hibbing High School in 1959.

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Elton John​
Elton John​

Since 1970, John's band, of which he is the pianist and lead singer, has been known as the Elton John Band. The band has had multiple line-up changes, but Nigel Olsson, Davey Johnstone, and Ray Cooper have been members (albeit non-consecutively) since 1970 (Olsson), 1972 (Johnstone) and 1974 (Cooper).

Lady Gaga​
Lady Gaga​

The duo recorded the concert special Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live!, and embarked on the Cheek to Cheek Tour from December 2014 to August 2015. 2015–2017: American Horror Story, Joanne, and Super Bowl performances. In February 2015, Gaga became engaged to Taylor Kinney.

Miley Cyrus​
Miley Cyrus​

Cyrus was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, otherwise known as the home of country music. She grew up on a family farm and lived a country life. Cyrus quickly adopted the love of country music by constantly being surrounded by country music icons, such as her own father, Billy Ray Cyrus, and her godmother, Dolly Parton. For 5 years, Miley Cyrus devoted her time to having a hidden identity, known as the pop-singer Hannah Montana.

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Steven Tyler​
Steven Tyler​

Steven Tyler (born Steven Victor Tallarico; March 26, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and former television music competition judge. He is best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, piano, and percussion.

Olivia ​Newton-John​
Olivia ​Newton-John​

Olivia Newton-John. Olivia Newton-John, AO, OBE (born 26 September 1948) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, and actress. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five number-one and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles, and two number-one Billboard 200 solo albums.

Madonna​
Madonna​

Madonna and Dashev's company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music, but Madonna was still signed to Warner under a separate recording contract. In mid-2004 Madonna embarked on the Re-Invention World Tour in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

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Mariah Carey​
Mariah Carey​

Carey also developed an animated Christmas film, titled Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas Is You, for which soundtrack she recorded an original song called "Lil' Snowman." The film was released direct-to-video on November 14, 2017.

Jade Bird​
Jade Bird​

2015 in country music This is a list of notable events in ... Grand Ole Opry member best known for "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose" (cardiac arrest)

Danielle Peck​
Danielle Peck​

Danielle Peck signs autographs for sailors during the Spirit of America tour, May 31, 2007 Peck was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina, but was raised in Coshocton, Ohio. She is the daughter of a United States Marine.

William Lee ​Golden​
William Lee ​Golden​

William Lee Golden (born January 12, 1939), a native of Brewton, Alabama, is an American country music singer. Between 1965 and 1987, and again since December 1995, he has been the baritone singer in the country vocal group The Oak Ridge Boys

Norah Jones​
Norah Jones​

Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, pianist and actress. She has won numerous awards and has sold more than 50 million records worldwide. Billboard named her the top jazz artist of the 2000–2009 decade.

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