Wednesday night, CMT did their part in changing the conversation about women being played in country music and the lack thereof. While the night specifically honored Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, Carrie Underwood and the ladies of Little Big Town, Karen Fairchild, and Kimberly Schlapman, Fairchild used her platform during her acceptance speech to acknowledge something that we already knew at New York Country Swag, there is a TON of incredible female artists out there.
We have worked with several of the artists that Fairchild named including Jillian Jacqueline, Abby Anderson, Tenille Townes, Runaway June, and Natalie Stovall. Below is a playlist of our favorite songs from all 35 of the rising female artists that were named during that epic moment which you can check out here as well as some other amazing females that you should be listening to.
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