One of the things we’re most excited about is the influx of ridiculously talented female singer-songwriters that are unapologetically bringing unique artistry to the country music world. In an era that’s dominated by male recording artists, these six female rising artists are breaking the mold and making a name for themselves in music.
1. Kassi Ashton
Kassi Ashton is one of NYCountry Swag 2019 Artists to Watch and is one of UMG Nashville’s most promising new artists. Armed with a soulful voice, unique vocals, and a fearless personality, Ashton is everything country music didn’t know they needed. She stays true to herself and doesn’t sugarcoat anything, which is why we love her! Listen to her songs “Field Party” and “Violins” to truly understand her talent. P.S most of the outfits you see her wearing, she designed and created her self, just another tidbit that makes her the coolest. Keep up with Ashton via her Instagram and Twitter.
2. Tenille Townes
Another artist we just can’t get enough of is Tenille Townes. Between her raw vocals and impressive songwriting, Townes is the full package. She shines on emotional songs like “Somebody’s Daughter” and “I Kept the Roses.” Check her out on tour this summer with Dierks Bentley! We are proud that she is not only one of our 2019 Artists to Watch, but also a Swag Spotlight alum. Read our Swag Spotlight with Townes and follow her on Instagram and Twitter to learn more.
3. Ingrid Andress
We can’t say enough good things about the next artist on our list, Ingrid Andress. After being introduced to her music at an exclusive Warner Music Nashville showcase, back in February, we haven’t stopped singing her praises. Andress is the definition of innovative, and truly embodies the new wave of female country artists that are emerging. Her vocal range and clever wordplay are evident in her songs “Lady Like,” “More Hearts Than Mine,” and “Both”. Be sure to follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
4. Abby Anderson
Singer-songwriter, Abby Anderson is one to look out for. She already played her first headlining show in New York City last year and is gearing up to take the stage again, opening up for Rob Thomas at the Beacon Theatre in NYC on July 29th & 30th. We love her sassy new song “GOOD LORD” and can’t wait for more new music. Not to mention, her debut EP I’m Good was a great introduction to her unique artistry. Read our Swag Spotlight with her here, and keep up with her via Instagram and Twitter.
5. Lauren Jenkins
Lauren Jenkins is equally as stunning, as she is talented, and we knew she had to make our list. Jenkins is an artist we are so excited about. She is full of authenticity, raw talent and emotion, and she can literally sing anything. After witnessing her skills live during our Swag Session, and again in her opening spot on tour with The Wild Feathers, we can confidently say she’s a must listen to! Check out her songs “Running Out of Road” and “No Saint” off her debut studio album No Saint. Make sure to follow her on Instagram and Twitter too!
6. Caylee Hammack
Finally, Caylee Hammack rounds out our list of impressive female rising country artists. She’s another artist who embodies uniqueness. She doesn’t abide by the “rules” and gifts us all with music that is authentic to who she is as a person. We are loving her style, personality, and of course her vocals! The fiery redhead is killing it, and we can’t wait to see what’s to come for her in the future. Make sure to give her debut single, “Family Tree” a listen to. Keep up with Hammack on Instagram and Twitter.
That wraps up our list of six of the most fearless and talented female artists in the country music industry right now!
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