Hometown Showdown: Which States Dominate Country Music?

As Brantley Gilbert said, “country must be country wide” – north, south, east, and west are all represented on today’s country charts.

But, which state has cranked out the best crop of artists?

1. Georgia

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Luke Bryan
Jason Aldean
Zac Brown
Kip Moore
Brantley Gilbert
Tyler Hubbard
Lady Antebellum
Alan Jackson
Thomas Rhett
Cole Swindell
Billy Currington
Sam Hunt

2. Oklahoma

Carrie Underwood
Blake Shelton
Vince Gill
Reba McEntire
Garth Brooks
Toby Keith

3. Texas

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George Strait
Miranda Lambert
Eli Young Band
Granger Smith
Mickey Guyton
Eric Paslay
Kacey Musgraves

4. Tennessee

Kenny Chesney
Chris Young
The Cadillac Three
The Band Perry
Kelsea Ballerini
Dustin Lynch
Craig Morgan
Will Hoge
Ashley Monroe

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5. North Carolina

Eric Church
Chase Rice
Scotty McCreery
Parmalee
Chris Lane
Kellie Pickler

6. Alabama

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Jamey Johnson
Little Big Town
Drake White

7. Florida

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Jake Owen
Easton Corbin
Brian Kelley
Cassadee Pope
Adam Sanders

8. Arkansas

Johnny Cash
Justin Moore
Joe Nichols
Shay Mooney (Dan+Shay)
Tracy Lawrence

9. South Carolina

Lee Brice
Darius Rucker
Josh Turner

10. Louisiana

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Tim McGraw
Hunter Hayes
Trace Adkins

11. Mississippi

Faith Hill
Randy Houser
Charlie Worsham
LeAnn Rimes

12. California

Merle Haggard
Gary Allan
Jon Pardi
Cam
Tyler Rich

13. Missouri

Tyler Farr
David Nail
Blackjack Billy
Sara Evans

14. Illinois

Brett Eldredge
David Lee Murphy
Allison Krauss

15. Pennsylvania

Taylor Swift
Dan Smyers (Dan+Shay)

16. Michigan

Frankie Ballard
Jana Kramer

17. West Virginia

Brad Paisley

18. Arizona

Dierks Bentley

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