Battle of the Veterans

We have polled our readers and followers about their favorite new and current hit-making artists. However, there is a whole class of artists who were (intentionally) left off these lists. Those artists are the ones who helped shape country music into the force it is today. Without these individuals who paved the way for the new artists you all know and love, country music may still be struggling to find its way on to the proverbial music map. Those artists are your beloved country music veterans (defined as those who were prominent in country music prior to the 21st Century)!

Let’s duke it out, country music lovers! Vote for your favorite female and male country music veterans and the winners will jump in the ring and go head-to-head to determine Keepin’ It Country‘s all time favorite veteran! Keep it classy, country folks. We all have different tastes and none of us is wrong for our choices. A good, friendly battle is healthy for the soul, but a Hatfield and McCoy situation is better left in the Old West!

Favorite Female Veteran

  • Shania Twain (35%, 391 Votes)
  • Reba McEntire (27%, 308 Votes)
  • Martina McBride (26%, 297 Votes)
  • Terri Clark (4%, 41 Votes)
  • Dolly Parton (3%, 30 Votes)
  • Faith Hill (2%, 24 Votes)
  • Patty Loveless (1%, 14 Votes)
  • Trisha Yearwood (1%, 12 Votes)
  • Jo Dee Messina (1%, 9 Votes)
  • Bonnie Raitt (0%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,133

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Favorite Male Veteran

  • Garth Brooks (28%, 224 Votes)
  • George Strait (26%, 212 Votes)
  • Vince Gill (14%, 110 Votes)
  • Tim McGraw (11%, 93 Votes)
  • Alan Jackson (7%, 57 Votes)
  • Kenny Rogers (5%, 40 Votes)
  • Willie Nelson (4%, 36 Votes)
  • Kenny Chesney (3%, 25 Votes)
  • Toby Keith (2%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 814

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The polls will close on Monday, January 13, at 12:00pm EST, so get your votes in for your favorites!

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