The city of Nashville in Tennessee is famous as being the home of country music and a number of internationally renowned country artists hail from there. Here is a selection of legendary country artists who have shot to fame in Nashville.
The Man in Black is perhaps one of the most famous country singers in the world and the songs of the gravelly voiced singer can be heard in bars all around the world. Many of Johnny Cash’s songs are as fresh and relevant today as when he first wrote them and a number of performers such as Bob Dylan and the Nine Inch Nails have also released successful covers of songs such as Hurt.
This legendary country singer played a major role in the country music scene in the 1960s and was one of the most acclaimed singers of her day. Despite dying at the age of 30, Patsy Cline’s legend lives on and she is adored today by people of all ages.
Billy Ray Cyrus
With a total of twelve albums under his belt, Billy Ray Cyrus is still going strong at the age of 51 and shows no signs of being crushed by his Achy Breaky Heart.
Talent obviously runs in the family, as this young country singer is the daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus. She has scored a total of six Top 10 hits to date and regularly performs in Nashville as well as other parts of the USA.