In 2012 and 2013, only three solo female artists topped the Billboard Country Song charts: Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, and Miranda Lambert. And in an article last week in Billboard, Carrie was asked about the issue...and had some pretty straightforward things to say.
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Carrie also pointed out that the current country music landscape favors men: "I don't think women can get away with the partying, beer-drinking, hungover, truck-driving kind of music that a lot of the guys have gotten away with lately."
photo: Rolling Stone
Both stars were vocal about how there's no lack of talent when it comes to female singers in the genre....and they hope this situation will change. And looking at 2014 so far, perhaps the tide's about to turn for female country artists. After recently winning two Grammys, Kacey Musgraves's debut album, "Same Trailer Different Park," sits at No. 1 on the country charts this week.
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