Legends of Country

Portraits of Country Music Legends, from the home of British Country Music

Legends: The Chicks

Earning universal recognition as the biggest-selling U.S. female band of all time, The Chicks have sold more than 30.5 million albums and are among an elite group of artists and the only female group to achieve multiple “diamond” selling (ten million copies) releases. Read more

Legends: Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks is an American country music singer-songwriter who has achieved unprecedented success in both the country and pop markets. He was born on February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and began his musical career in 1985. He released his self-titled debut album in 1989, which was certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of … Read more

Legends: Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker is one of the most successful and influential black musicians in country music history. After success with rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which sold millions of albums and won two Grammy Awards, he reinvented himself as a country solo artist and achieved even greater success. This article gives a deep dive into his life and story. Read more

Legends: Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell was a legendary musician who influenced generations of country and pop artists. Learn about his life, career, and best songs in this comprehensive guide. Read more

Legends: Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw is one of the most successful and influential artists in the genre, with a career spanning over three decades and counting. He has sold over 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Read more

Legends: Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash, the Original Man in Black, was a country icon who blended rock, folk, gospel and blues into his own distinctive style. He was known for his deep voice, rebellious image and social activism. Read more

Legends: Loretta Lynn

The Coal Miner’s Daughter was a trailblazer for women in country music, writing and singing about topics like divorce, birth control and feminism. She was also a prolific hitmaker and a duet partner of Conway Twitty. Read more