Taste of Country Staff
No. 19: Connie Smith – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Connie Smith makes country music look easy.
No. 21: Crystal Gayle – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Before there was Carrie Underwood, there was Crystal Gayle. Her role in paving the way for other country females lands her at No. 21 on Taste of Country's list of the Country Music's Most Powerful Women of All Time.
10 Country Singers Who Died in Plane Crashes
The list of country singers who died in plane crashes includes some of the biggest stars in country music history.
No. 22: Sara Evans – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Sara Evans was one of country music's dominant female singers for nearly a decade beginning in 1998. The sheer strength of her voice makes her a lock for this list of country music's most powerful women.
Win a Trip to See Kip Moore in Austin, Texas!
So many of Kip Moore's new songs from Slowheart are sure to sound great on stage but hey, don't take our word for it. Tell us which is best when you win this trip to see Moore in Austin, Texas.
Sound Off: Will Blake Shelton Head Up the Top Country Videos of the Week?
Taste of Country counts down the top country music videos of the week.
No. 23: Linda Ronstadt – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
Linda Ronstadt was one of the first true multi-genre female superstars, and her impact on country music is so great that she ranks No. 23 on Taste of Country's list of Country Music's Most Powerful Women of All Time.
Album Spotlight: Thomas Rhett, ‘Life Changes’
Thomas Rhett's Life Changes album finds the singer paying homage to his own catalog and his many influences. So many of the 14 songs recall someone specific, be it his wife, his father or some other famous singer from generations past.
Top 10 Patsy Cline Songs
In the eight short years that Patsy Cline recorded music, she left behind a catalog of timeless classics that will always be sung, and a voice that will continue to influence artist of all genres and generations.
No. 24: Gretchen Wilson – Country’s Most Powerful Women of All Time
It's fair to wonder, without Gretchen Wilson, does Miranda Lambert's music thrive?